Give your immune system the boost it needs to protect itself from microorganisms, bacteria and viruses (1) with Grampians Olive Co.’s range of organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oils.
Inherently rich in both monounsaturated fats and anti-inflammatory properties, organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oil is also nutritionally acclaimed for its high antioxidant content which together all contribute to a healthy functioning immune system.
Naturally extracted from ‘nature’s ancient source of health and wellness’, the olive tree, organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oils predominantly consist of oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat which research has shown can improve the immune system’s function. It also contains ‘essential polyunsaturated fats’, linoleic and linolenic acids such as Omega-3 fatty acids and Omega 6 known to decrease heart disease risk and lowering blood cholesterol levels.
Organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oils are also recognised for their ability to reduce inflammation as well as decrease the proteins and genes that promote the growth of inflammation thanks to a compound called oleocanthal. Discovered by American scientist and biologist, Doctor Gary Beauchamp, oleocanthal, naturally found in organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oil was the equivalent to approximately 250 mg of ibuprofen in vitro (2).
Packed full of antioxidants as well as vitamin E which reduces free radical damage and slows the aging process of cells, organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oils also contain vitamin K known to play a role in blood clotting, bone metabolism and regulating blood calcium levels.
Grampians Olive Co. is home to the historic ‘Toscana’ Olive Plantation which produces Australia’s most exquisite sustainable and certified organic olive oils. Today, still 100% Australian family owned, it is one of the country’s oldest olive groves and is the Grampians’ leading olive producer. True to the philosophy of quality over quantity, Grampians Olive Co. undertakes every process from tree to bottle with great care.
The Grampians Olive Co. range includes Premium Organic First Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oils, Harvest Agrumato and Infused Olive Oils, Olives, Honey and Accessories, Artisan Vinegars, Skincare, Hampers and Gifts.
The Grampians Olive Co. has won numerous awards including most recently at the Australian Golden Olive Awards (Best Oil from Heritage Trees trophy 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016) and the Australian National Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition (2018 - Silver Medal, 2016 - Gold Medal).