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What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Extra virgin olive oil has a strong, distinctive flavour. Using this oil for high cooking temperatures is not recommended as it will result in an alteration of its flavour.

Uses for extra virgin olive oil? Ideally this oil should be used as a basis for sauces, dips and dressings and for drizzling over salads or pasta.

Is extra virgin olive oil good for you? Olive oils are high in monounsaturated fats, whilst Extra Virgin Olive oil contains some of the highest levels of antioxidants of all oils.

Discover more about which olive oils you can use in your cooking.

Nutritional Info

Typical ValuesPer 100g
- of which saturates13.1g
- of which mono-unsaturates66.7g
- of which polyunsaturates7.5g
- of which sugars0g