Why is Poaig oil so exclusive?

They come from ancient olive trees whose quantity and yield is very low in relation to other olive trees and varieties. Likewise, we work with varieties in danger of extinction, with extraordinary organoleptic properties but due to their scarcity and low total yield, EL POAIG oils are scarce. All this, together with the design of our packaging, makes EL POAIG oils the most exclusive in the world.

What is the difference between an ancient oil and one that is not?

The only difference between the world's olive oils is whether they are well made or poorly made. If they meet high-level standards and if the processes have been well done. Apart from this, it is the varieties, the skill of the master miller and the technology used that makes the difference. The oil from ancient olive trees is not only one of the best in the world for aroma and taste, when you purchase a bottle of EL MIL DEL POAIG you acquire part of an ancient landscape, the fruit of trees over a thousand years old, you avoid the indiscriminate felling of those ancient trees and you value the work of the MAESTRAT people who have made it possible for these trees to reach our days.

What is the difference between extra virgin olive oil and normal one?

There are many differences in aroma and flavor, but above all its degree of acidity, which must be less than 0.8°.

Does the color of the oil have to do with its quality?

The color does not influence the quality of the oil. This is due to different factors such as the variety or varieties used in its production and does not affect the quality of the product in any way.

What are the health benefits of olive oil?

There are innumerable health benefits of olive oil, due to its high content of monounsaturated fats we can highlight: cardiovascular protector, raises the level of good cholesterol (HDL), reduction of thrombosis, control of high blood pressure, prevention of diabetes, prevention of Alzheimer's, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, stimulation of cell growth and hematopoiesis, source of vitamin E. Some studies currently being developed indicate that possibly the use of extra virgin olive oil has antitumor activity in some types of cancer.

Does the type of packaging affect the quality of the oil?

Yes, the type of packaging affects the conservation of the oil and its properties. The oil should be preserved in containers with maximum opacity, so as not to be affected by light, and in those that have a better temperature balance to alter the properties of the oil as little as possible. That is why the most precious oils of. THE POAIG come packaged in porcelain and dark glass.

How does acidity affect the quality of the oil?

Acidity indicates the decomposition process of olive oil during its production. Acidity measures the amount of free fatty acids contained in the oil. The latter is the result of the breakdown in the union of glycerin molecules and fatty acids. This breakage is due to the fact that the olives are not in optimal conditions at the time of harvesting or that the production process has not been optimal. Therefore the properties of the oil are lower. Do not confuse ACIDITY with FLAVOR.

How to preserve oil?

It is important to protect it from light and in a cool, dry place without major temperature changes.

How long do I have to consume the oil so that it does not lose its qualities?

The consumption ranges of extra virgin olive oils vary depending, among other factors, on their conservation once produced (EL POAIG oils are preserved in a protective atmosphere in the absence of oxygen and protected by noble gases until the moment of packaging, which is produced under customer demand) and the type of VARIETY, so we have that some very “aromatic” varieties have a high degree of volatility and therefore loss of polyphenolic properties. Depending on these factors MANUEL, the master miller of EL POAIG decides the preferred consumption dates each season.

Is it advisable to cook with El Poaig oil?

You can cook perfectly with EL oils. POAIG since they are perfectly structured oils with all their integral properties, but we recommend their consumption raw to appreciate all their aroma and flavor and that no alteration occurs in their composition, making these oils a perfect healthy complement to any diet.

What happens if the bottle is damaged during shipping of my online purchase?

Please contact our customer service at elpoaig@elpoig.com , attaching one or more photos where the damage to the bottle can be seen. Once we receive the email, we will tell you how to proceed so that you can enjoy your new bottle. For more information you can consult our returns policy.

How long does it take for the order to arrive?

The delivery time varies depending on the country where it is sent. You will obtain all this information once you go to make the purchase.

How much are the shipping costs?

Shipping costs depend on the volume and weight of the merchandise and the shipping country. You will obtain all this information once you go to make the purchase.