Spectrum Olive Oil, Extra Virgin 25.4 Oz

Imported. First cold pressed. Non GMO Project verified. nongmoproject.org. From the land of paella and Picasso comes this classic Andalusian blend. The olives are grown and hand-harvested on small family estates in Spain's sunny Mediterranean hills for an oil with fruity tones and a hint of spice. Drizzle it over gazpacho or peasant bread, or whisk it into a fiery pepper sauce or tapenade. Extra virgin olive oil at the heart of the Mediterranean diet, its pungent notes a sign of naturally occurring polyphenol antioxidants within. We select only the highest quality oils from long-standing artisan growers and visit the olive groves annually to confirm the oil's freshness, aroma and superb flavor. A non-hydrogenated fat food (See nutritional information for total fat and saturated fat content). Packed with inert gas for freshness. Does not require refrigeration if used within 10 to 12 weeks after opening. Different oils have different uses, and each performs best at a certain temperature. Some stand up wonderfully under high heat while others have intensely rich flavors that are brought out by drizzling directly on food. With its full flavor and medium smoke point this oil is ideally suited for sauces and salad dressings, or for medium heat sauteing to integrate the oil's flavor into the finished dish. An oil's smoke point indicates how high a temperature the oil can take before, literally, beginning to smoke. When an oil smokes, it releases an acrid odor into the air and free radicals into the oil. For the healthiest approach, discard any oil that has gone beyond its smoke point. www.spectrumorganics.com. Oil product of Spain. Packaged in the USA.