Phytoplankton are microscopic marine organisms. Through photosynthesis, they generate approximately 50% of the oxygen on earth, making them indispensable for life on earth. Marine micro-algae and phytoplankton are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) which are essential to healthy metabolism and have been linked to healthy aging throughout life. As an excellent… Continue reading Marine Phytoplankton: The Sustainable Source of Omega-3 EPA
INNOVATION • SUSTAINABILITY • TRACEABILITY • AUTHENTICITY • TRADITION Khayyan is recognized by hospitality groups and other culinary professionals for being the first company to introduce monovarietal EVOO to them. We led the conversation around an EVOO’s acidity, smoke point and polyphenol count among other characteristics which may influence flavor and expected consistency of certain… Continue reading Khayyan and Emperatriz: The Story
From phones to bags to make-up to jewelry – consumers have to be extra careful when making purchases these days because of all the fakes circulating in the market. But one of the last things that people probably ever expected to be scammed by was the olive oil they purchased from their local supermarket and… Continue reading Olive Oil: Trust, Transparency, and Traceability
In view of global food trends such as the appetite for sustainably farmed produce and wellness through diet, combined with consumers’ demand for the adventure of different flavors, we believe the time is right to introduce unique every day products which will define peoples’ shift in interest in how food is grown, produced, packed and… Continue reading Don’t Need to Fake It, Let Nature Make It…
On the heal of another fraud claim in the olive oil industry concerning the “false, misleading and scientifically unsubstantiated statements about olive oil sold in supermarkets" by Veronica Foods and seven New York-area Veronica-supplied retailers also named in the lawsuit filed by the North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA), we provide a few pointers when buying… Continue reading How to Choose Your Next Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra Virgin Olive Oil can make your holidays a little easier and lighter on both taste and belly. It is a great baking substitute for butter and when baking calls for canola or vegetable oil for cakes or for vegans or those with dairy allergies. Plus, it makes your cookies healthier and delicious with a… Continue reading Christmas Baking With Olivar Santamaria Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Including low sodium brine-cured Manzanilla olives into your daily meal plan can help improve your overall health.