The Oil


Curiosities


Extra Virgin Olive Oil

The extra virgin olive oil is the pure and natural juice of olives, delicious and special, able to collect all kinds of flavors of the products that come in contact with it. Heartburn is the main reference of quality that consumers use to identify it.

Yields

Our oil yields are low, around 21%. It means that it is used about 5 kg of olives to produce a liter of extra virgin olive oil Castillo de Ontur.

Benefits of oil consumption

The olive tree is cultivated since ancient times, due to their large properties beneficial to health. The extra virgin olive oil contains the highest concentration of antioxidants. Consuming Extra Virgin Olive Oil, promotes growth and bone mineralization, decreases the risk of heart attacks, reduces hypertension, diabetes and lowers cholesterol levels and triglycerides.

Spain is the world highest producer of oil

The world's largest producers are located in the vicinity of the Mediterranean Sea being Spain the world's largest producer.