General comments: In the New York International Olive Oil Competition 2014, only 19 Greek extra virgin olive oils were awarded with the gold medal. Among them, Bonum Terrae extra virgin olive oil.
We are proud to offer you this oil, an olive oil that has proven its quality year after year.
Certificate: Designation of Controlled Origin (D.O.P.) “Messara Creta“. Agrocert Certificate POC/2696-1522.15.
Packaging: In a 750 ml glass bottle..
Characteristics: Balanced taste and aroma, slightly bitter aftertaste, which persists. It has a bright green color, which on curing becomes greenish. The aroma is characterized as strong fruity. It has low acidity (<0.6%), very low values of the absorption indicators (K232, K270), of the deviation of the absorption coefficient (DP) and of the number of peroxides.
Produced from olives of the Koroneiki variety, this extra virgin olive oil comes from the region of Messara, Crete (the largest plain of Crete, which lies in the southern part of Heraklion prefecture, below Mount Psiloritis).
Due to xeric conditions prevailing in the area of Messara in South Crete, the content of unsaturated fatty acids is increased and the nutritional value of this extra virgin olive oil is high.
Nutritional value per 100 ml:
Lipids: 91.6g (saturated 14.1g, monounsaturated 65.2g, polyunsaturated 12.3g) .
Carbohydrates: 0.0g (sugars: 0.0g, dietary fiber 0.0g, protein: 0.0g, salt 0.0g)
Peroxide value: 8.5 meqO2/kg max
Wax content: 130 mg/kg max
K232: 1.80 max
K270: 0.13 max
DK: 0.01 max.
Keep in a dark and cool place, away from direct sunlight.