Extra virgin olive oil is made by simple grinding of olives in order to squeeze out the juice. Cold pressing is the cleanest technology for processing olives. Mechanical processing with no additions at low temperatures ensures quality of oil.
Extra virgin olive oil, more than any other olive oil, contains Nutrients beneficial for health. It is rich in chlorophyll, lecithin (natural antioxidant that stimulates the metabolism of fats, sugars and proteins), carotene, polyphenol (antioxidant) and essential vitamins A, D and K as well as vitamin E. Olive oil is easily digestible, helps in fight against cancer, supports children’s growth and slows ageing due to its high antioxidants content, which blocks free radicals. It is good for bones and joints, skin, liver and intestines. It also helps with diabetes and stomach ulcer. The biggest feature of this oil is its beneficial effect on heart and blood vessels. Due to its high monounsaturated fatty acids content, olive oil protects the HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) and reduces bad cholesterol (LDL).
Collis extra virgin olive oil is made from several types of olives in order to achieve top quality. The location of stancija Collis, where olive trees grow, offers ideal conditions for growing different kinds of olives, such as Buza, Pendolino, Leccino, Rosignola and Istrian bjelica. Collis extra virgin olive oil is made only form the first press of olives. Herbal notes of grass and olive leaf elegantly dominate the first smell. Below them emerge ripe almond and mild fruity notes of banana. The oil is exceptionally harmonious on the palate. Clean herbal aromas are in harmony with fruity ones, while nice bitterness and piquancy are mild and indicate a persevering, healthy oil. Fluidity on the palate delights and gives the impression of lightness without losing intensity. The finale is marked by the impression of maturity and traces of walnut fruit. Harmoniousness and non-aggressiveness make this oil suitable for a wide variety of foodstuffs and dishes ranging from raw fish, salads, cooked vegetables, baked fish and meat to sweet bites, like chocolate soufflé.BUY