There are three parameters
that influence the quality of packaged olive oil. They are:
At KOTINOS we want to make sure
that the quality of the oil you buy from your local market or directly from
us, by ordering from our web page, is the best possible and that temperature,
light and time have not affected its exceptional quality. Here is how we do
We start with the highest quality product.
The low acidity, low oxygen and high antioxidant content of KOTINOS
makes it very stable to changes. The better the initial product, the longer
We bottle KOTINOS is dark
glass bottles and seal the cap with a tamper-resistant cover.
We store the bottles in dark and cool rooms.
We deliver the oil to distribution on a
schedule that optimizes storage conditions prior to purchase and consumption.
So as a consumer here is what you look out
for and what you can do in order to purchase extra virgin olive oil which is
of the highest quality from the time you open the bottle to the day that it
Choose oil in dark green bottles.
Choose a bottle from a shelf that is at
least partly protected from the often intense overhead lights in your store.
Prefer a product which indicates its maximum
acidity. Any virgin olive oil with an acidity level up to 1% can be called
Extra Virgin. There is however a big difference between an oil with an acidity
level of 1% and one with acidity less than 0.5%. KOTINOS Extra
Virgin Olive Oil is always less than 0.5% acidic.
Choose a product that gives specific information
about its area of origin. Most oils are mixtures of a variety of oils from
many places. KOTINOS Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a single source,
coming from one region.
If possible ask to have a taste of the
oil or at least to be given a description of its characteristics. If you would
like to taste KOTINOS please write to us and we will be happy
to provide you with a sample.
and you get the best Extra Virgin Olive Oil in the world. Guaranteed.