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Olive Oil, Extra Virgin Cold Pressed & Unfiltered - 250ml (Raw, Organic) - ELF
FLE-10269


 
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We’re all familiar with the importance of having “good fats” such as Omega-3 or polyunsaturates in our diet, but the purity, freshness, and rawness of these fats is just as crucial. Health experts are warning that “virgin” and “cold-pressed” oils are anything but – most are heated to several hundred degrees, destroying vital nutrients and altering the function of the lipid molecules. Leave it to Essential Living Foods to offer you truly raw, living oils with all the nutrient density and great taste that Nature intended!

For unparalleled flavor, purity & nourishment, this organic Olive Oil is totally unique. Grown on Peru's first organic farm, our unique strain of botija olives are hand-picked and truly cold-pressed in a traditional, slow process that never exceeds 70° F. This rich artisan oil is gently decanted, without filtering out the complex flavor or heady aroma. This process also protects the oil’s powerful nutrients, such as skin-friendly, heart-healthy fats; cell-protecting antioxidants; and cardio-vascular-enhancing polyphenols. Rich in heart-healthy monounsaturates, oleic acid and polyphenols, this delicious Olive oil is great in everything from bread dips and pasta sauces to salad dressings and raw soups.

ABOUT ESSENTIAL LIVING FOODS

Social Impact

At Essential Living Foods, we believe that business needs to have a positive impact on the world, using the power of commerce to improve lives, communities, and ecosystems. We strive to be a “good corporate citizen” in a multitude of ways, creating positive social impact with our business model, the partners we choose, giving back a portion of our revenues and profits, how we treat our employees, and the nutritional and healing properties of our products. Everyone who works here feels great about doing something good in the world while earning a decent living at the same time.

Fair Trade

Essential Living Foods started as an importer of unique organic foods, and from the beginning we’ve built our business on paying fair prices to our farming partners. We do our best to go directly to the source whenever possible, bypassing middleman so we can deliver the best value to our customers AND pay premium prices to the growers. There are a few different certifying organizations out there putting a third party seal on these fair trade practices. We are working with all of them to get these seals in place, but even while that is in process, you can rest assured that your purchases from Essential Living Foods is supporting farmers through equitable trade practices!

Giving Back

We don’t just pay fair prices for our foods – we share our success with our farming communities by giving back a portion of what we make.

Sustainability

Sustainability is a big word for us. It means that we have to sustain our business, because if we aren’t profitable and growing, we won’t exist in the future to continue doing the good that we’re doing. It also means that we want to do everything we can to not deplete non-renewable resources and to rebuild and protect fragile ecosystems. We do this at the farm level by the organic agriculture techniques we use, as well as things like powering our office on solar power and buying carbon credits to offset all of our corporate air travel and all of our food import transportation carbon emissions.

Partners

Money flows around and around. We make money from the sales of our products, and we try to do as much good as we can with how and from whom we purchase our foods from. But aside from buying our amazing, healthy, organic superfoods, we also spend a lot of money each year on more mundane items like banking services, legal services, etc. We try to find companies of a like mind to ours to work with. We find that they understand us better, and hence can offer us better service, and we feel good that we can keep the prosperity flowing to other companies doing good in the world. Check out this link to see just some of these great partners we have!

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