ELEONES receives Sliver at Olympia Awards 2016 (13/06/2016)
The ELEONES team is delighted to announce that ELEONES Early Harvest extra virgin olive oil is now officially one of the richest olive oils in the world with regards to its total phenolic content.
On Friday the 3rd of June ELEONES olive oil was awarded the Silver Standard of Excellence for high phenolic Olive Extra Virgin Olive Oil at the Olympia Awards for Health and Nutrition held at the prestigious International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia, Greece.
The Olympia Awards for Health and Nutrition was the first international competition for olive oil by solely taking into consideration the content of total phenols in the olive oil. The awards took place at the end of a two day conference where credible scientist from around the world presented their latest findings with regards to the beneficial qualities of high phenolic olive oil.
Amongst the scientists present and presenting were professors from Harvard Medical School, Mayo clinic, UC Davis Olive Center executives, Professors from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities the place where the Mediterranean Diet was “invented”, nutritionist, cancer researchers etc.
For the competition olive oils from various countries where tested.
ELEONES Early Harvest was awarded the Silver Standard of Excellence after it was tested with the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy a new technique that measures the contents of Oleocanthal and Oleacein in the olive oil. Both are now recognized, according to the findings presented at the conference, that fight cancer and the development of Alzheimer decease, raise the HDL good cholesterol, delay aging and reinforce your immune system amongst others!
The award comes at a time when olive oil fraud internationally is on the rise. For years at ELEONES we insist on keeping the same high quality standards believing that our partners around the world as well as the end users of ELEONES olive oil recognize our honesty and understand that our values are above any short term profit.
It is also important to mention that according to the EU regulation 432/2012, ELEONES olive oil belongs to the oil category that protect the blood lipids from oxidative stress. In fact ELEONES exceeds by a staggering 210% the EU’s regulation limit.