Tarpon Springs Olive Oil Company
Olive oils have been used for centuries for not only the amazing flavor, but also a number of health benefits. Because of the amazing antioxidants and polyphenols, true olive oil can help with prevention of today’s common diseases including Cancers, Heart Disease, Stroke, Alzheimer’s, Arthritis, etc. Along with these beneficial fatty acids needed for brain health, etc., olive oils contain good amounts of Vitamin E and K.
So the more you have the better your health will be right? Wrong. Only if it’s the correct QUALITY!
Unfortunately, this 16+ Billion a year industry has also lead to much corruption and fraud. Tests have proven from 60 – 90 percent of these oils sold in stores and restaurants have been mixed with other lower quality oils. Many of these so called “Extra Virgin” olive oils have been mixed sunflower, soybean, corn, palm, grape seed, sesame, hazelnut or walnut oils. These added oils will not be listed on the label. Also, the FDA does not regulate this, as their primary focus is tracking food related disease outbreaks and accurate ingredient labels, not preventing illegally adulterated foods from being sold.
You might have never tasted a “true” olive oil since so many of the adulterated versions are sold and readily available in stores.
What is important to us here at Tarpon Springs, is that you get the high QUALITY of an olive oil, and the amazing taste as well. In fact, we have so many amazing infused olive oils here with other herbs, fruits, and spices, that you’ll get additional health benefits as well!