Member's Mark 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil (1 L)
Why We Love This
Grown and pressed in the best olive regions of Italy, our extra-virgin oil features a smooth, balanced taste and a nice, spicy finish. It’s buonissimo!
About this item
- 100% Italian olive oil
- Rich and fruity flavor with spicy finish
- Oil is extracted from first cold pressing
- Rigorously tested for quality, freshness and authenticity
- Certified kosher
Member's Mark™ 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil (1 L) is sourced from the best olive-growing regions in all of Italy. The olives are harvested at optimal ripeness. Then the entire olive (pulp, skin and pit) is crushed and gently mixed to allow the various flavor components to permeate deep into the oil. The result is a richer oil full of fruity notes. The flavor is balanced by a mild bitterness with just a touch of spiciness in the long-lasting finish.
What Does "First Cold Pressing" Mean?
If you look closely at the label on this bottle of Member's Mark 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, you will notice a seal that says "first cold pressing." That term refers to the process in which the oil is extracted from the olive. Oil that is labeled "first press" means that the olives were only crushed and pressed one time. "Cold pressed" means that there was no heat added during the pressing process. Keeping the olives cool maximizes the quality of the oil that is produced. Any olive oil that is labeled extra virgin is a first cold pressing olive oil.
What Is the Nutritional Value of Member's Mark 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil?
Extra virgin olive oil is quite good for you. It contains vitamin E and vitamin K. Plus, it contains many beneficial fats. There are omega-6 and omega-3 fats in a serving of pure olive oil. You can also get plenty of antioxidants by choosing to add extra virgin olive oil to your food while cooking. Antioxidants are anti-inflammatory properties that can help your immune system fight many diseases. It can also be a part of a heart-healthy diet because research shows it helps lower blood pressure.
When cooking, reach the best extra virgin olive oil: Member's Mark 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil! It can be substituted for other types of oil in all of your favorite recipes.