ABIA PDO KALAMATA Extra Virgin Olive Oil, is the pure juice of the olive, produced throught the first cold pressing of the fruit of the fruit of the «Koroneiki» variety. It's distinguished for its aroma, vivid colour, rich flavour, low acidity, unique bouquet and superior quality characteristics that have brought international awards and distinctions.
The PDO KALAMATA Extra virgin olive oil is considered as a major component of the traditional Mediterranean diet.
Unlike different oils and fats, olive oil is the best oil to use in frying since it can withstand with temperatures as high as 210 oC without siginificants alterations in its physiochemical composition.
Mixed with various herbs and seasonings it can be used as a salad dressing for a vast array of dishes (meat,fish,etc.) and salads.
Its aromatic substances and organoleptic properties have a positive effect on digestion.
Unlike fatty acids oleic acids coming from olive oil are used up quiqly as an energy source and are not readily converted to body fat.
It has beneficiary effects on the nervous system's development and functioning.
Experimental studies favour the view that olive oil's high range of protective substances lends it a top ranking amongst edible oils, as regards protection from cardiovascular diseases and reduces the risk of breast and stomach cancer. Experiments recorded a significant decrease in undesirable LDL cholesterol levels and a rise in protective HDL the "good"cholesterol.