Author: aove ÁGURA

ACEITE DE OLIVA PREMIUM

The olive oil bottle: The best container to preserve it

There is no doubt that olive oil is a delicacy. Therefore it would be a pity to lose its qualities by not keeping it in a good place or not using the right packaging. For this reason, at AOVE Águra we take care of every detail so that you can enjoy our oil. Our packaging par excellence is the olive oil bottle and we will tell you why.

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Why Olive Oil is good for you

10 reasons why Olive Oil is good for you

The Mediterranean Sea area is one of the locations more fertile of the world. That’s one of the reasons why Olive Oil produced in this area is of the best quality and it has many benefits for your health. Today, we are talking about 10 reasons why you should choose it. Don’t miss it!

First of all, Olive Oil we consume in our everyday life should be one of the best quality, for that, we have to search for the label ‘Extra Virgin Olive Oil’.

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AOVE Águra

The essence of AOVE Águra, our olive oil company

AOVE Águra is a family-run company that was formed by my parents Jesús Aguilar and María Luisa and their five children, included me. All of us were raised in a large tradition of farmers, surrounded by nature. So my parents know what they are talking about in concerned of olive trees and plantations.

In 2012 we decided to start a new project, the AOVE Águra company to elaborate the most especial Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the ‘Aguilar Segura’. In this way, we could monitoring rigorously the whole process, from the olive tree to the packaging, going through the recollection and grinding process.

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Chocolate Cookies with EVOO recipe. Lactose-free

This last weekend we have been baking some handmade cookies due to the Christmas break. A great activity to enjoy with children. They would enjoy participating elaborating the recipe to finally eat it!

Additionally, we would use Gourmet Extra Virgin Olive Oil instead of normal butter due to the fact that we would bake lactose-free cookies for those intolerant people to eat them.

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What is the difference between Olive Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

You have had the same question more than once where you were doing a recipe because most of them simply call for Olive Oil. However, when you go to the grocery store you would see a shelf full with different options. From Extra Virgin Olive Oil to the regular one. But, are they really different? Which one should you choose? What is the difference between Olive Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

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Are you aware of how fats affect your organism?

An important nutrient

While excess fat is detrimental to our health, a certain amount is required in order for the organism to function correctly. Fats are used as a structural element in cells and, as a result, are essential for cell growth and regeneration.

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Benefits of Olive Oil

Health Benefits of Olive Oil

The heart’s best friend:

Seventy-five percent of Virgin Olive Oil is composed of oleic acid, a substance that both helps prevent and treats cardio-vascular diseases. Its potential for reducing both cholesterol and blood pressure is beyond doubt. In other words it reduces the risk of suffering a thrombosis or heart attack. Today we are talking about the health benefits of Olive Oil.

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benefits of olive oil

Some recommendations for reducing hypertension

Today we are talking about the benefits of Olive Oil. Incorporate this product into our diets is a very good habit to have a healthy life. It has several benefitial aspects to have in mind. This is a product that, according to the Predimed study, notably reduces the arterial pressure of those who consume it on a regular basis.

Other beneficial products include are fish, chicken, turkey, fruits and vegetables. In general, they are those products that are rich in potassium, such as potatoes, tomatoes, leeks, asparagus and dates. Where fruits are concerned, banana and melon are the most highly recommended.

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Olive Oil tasting

How to taste Olive Oil

Do an Olive Oil tasting can be something fun and surprising. You could recognize more scents than you can image in the first place.

We recommend you to do the tasting with your friends, in that way you can compare your impressions with each other. And if you have children at home, you can tell them to join you! We are sure that you would learn a lot about the instinct they have and adults have lost.

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10 reasons to buy Olive Oil online

10 good reasons to buy Olive Oil online

The Internet allows us to go to so many different places that we would not have known in any other way. This is the main reason why buy Olive Oil online is the best choice we have nowadays. However, we would tell you a few more:

Know the origin

It is difficult to choose between one bottle of olive oil or another at a physical store since you do not have so much information about it. Just a few times, we could find information about the origin of the Olive Oil, besides the design of the bottle.

From where is it, how is it elaborated, which variety of olives have been used, who is behind the product… Such as our EVOO from centenary Olive Oil. Continue reading “10 good reasons to buy Olive Oil online”

Gourmet Olive Oil

Gourmet Olive Oil

We are sure that you know how many varieties of Olive Oil are and which one you should use in every case. But, do you know why the Gourmet Olive Oil is so different?

I have a friend that always tells me that we can mirror the Olive Oil ranking with Football League.  They have teams in the Premier League, and others in the Second and Third Division. The same happens when we are talking about Olive Oil. In the Premier League are Olive Oils Virgin Extra, in the Second Division are Olive Oils Virgin and in the Third one are Olive Oils.

Without any doubts, the best Olive Oils are the ones that are in the Premier League (AOVE). However, some of them are about to be in the Second Division. However, others are just in their place and others play in International Competitions. These would be GOURMET Olive Oils (with International Awards).

Why are these Olive Oils different?

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harvesting centenarian olive trees

Harvesting of centenarian olive trees

Last week we visited the new harvest of the centenarian olive treesThis kind of harvest is the same as the one made at the youngest olive trees. However, it has had some inconveniences. But this kind of harvesting is what made the essence of our company.

The difficulties of the harvesting are mainly based at two motives:

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