Potou Pyr is the early harvest extra virgin olive oil with strong character of our friends, farmers in Northern Greece. With the utmost respect to nature we jointly supervise the entire procedure of development and production, collaborating with our scientific knowledge, in order to bring out the unique properties of nature.
Potou Pyr is a single variety unfiltered extra virgin olive oil of premium quality extracted from hondrolia variety of Northern Greece. Its bright green color and blurred appearance reveals the rich density of nutrients and the mild processing conditions that took place, having as a positive outcome the high content of antioxidants, ranking this olive oil between the best in the world. Product of ultra-cold extraction at 24oC and obtained within 4 hours from the olive collection, Potou Pyr is being produced solely by mechanical process and environment–friendly. No chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides were applied to the olive trees during the cultivation process.
The premium extra virgin olive oil Potou Pyr is being collected the latest by the 10th of October, when the olives are still unripe. From 12-13 kg of olives, only 1 liter of olive oil is being extracted, resulting in the limited quantity early harvest product. This rare olive oil provides low levels of acidity and an exceptionally high percentage of polyphenols, an ally for good health and beneficiary effect on heart protection. Pyr extra virgin olive oil specifically has been found in laboratory analysis to contain a much higher percentage of elaiokanthali and elaiasini (135mg/kg and 79mg/kg) as opposed to the average of 99mg/kg and 48mg/kg respectively. Moreover, it belongs to the category of olive oils that protect against oxidation of cholesterol, according to the EU Regulation 432/2012, since it contains 278mg/kg total polyphenols greater than the average 250mg/kg.
Degustation: The strong pungent character of Potou Pyr perfectly balances with the robust taste of bitter almond, while the aromas of freshly cut grass and green tomatoes will overwhelm your senses and elevate gastronomically your dishes.
Culinary Suggestion: Use Potou Pyr to perfectly accompany salads, raw, steamed and grilled vegetable, while you will adore it when used in chicken and pasta.
Packaging: 250ml glass bottle, 500ml glass bottle
- Acidity < 0.5%
- Peroxide ≤ 20 mEq Ο2/kg
- Wax content ≤ 250 mg/kg
- K232 ≤ 2.50
- K270 ≤ 0.22
- DK ≤ 0.01
Origin: Northern Greece
Olive Variety: Hondrolia
Nutritional Value Per 100 ml
|Energy value||824 kcal/ 3389 kj|
- No Preservatives.
- No Additives.
- Keep in a cool shade place (22 C max ) and up to 18 months.
- Delivery conditions should be the same as storage conditions mentioned above.
- Do not refrigerate.