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Olive Oil Glossary
Koroneiki Known for its regal, small, green fruits, Koroneiki variety olive trees produce the highest quality oil yield of any Greek variety.
Acidity The acidity of Fancy Peasant GEVOO is one of the lowest, at .17%. You read that right - behold the power of sourcing from a single-estate!
Lathera The cooking term lathera comes from the word lathi, Greek for oil, and describes vegetables cooked in olive oil with a combination of herbs and tomato.
Blue Zone Blue Zones are regions where people live significantly longer and healthier lives.
Mediterranean Diet The proper Greek Mediterranean diet is mainly plant-based, focusing on vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, herbs, spices, and whole grains. It also focuses on healthy fat sources, most notably olive oil.
GEVOO Our term for “Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil.”
Meze The word itself means “middle,” in the middle of the day or between meals. Because the meze table is not a full meal, relatively small bites are intended to be shared.
Extra Virgin The most desirable form of olive oil. The “extra virgin” refers to oil that is not refined and contains particles from ripe olives. These bits are the source of potent polyphenols like hydroxytyrosol. These bioactive activate your health defense system, fight fat and reduce inflammation!
Monounsaturated Fatty Acid (MUFA) The heart of olive oil’s magical effect protects your heart and brain.
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