Benefits of the Sevillian olive; a rich, healthy and excellent quality fruit.

The Sevillian olive together with the olive oilThe two foods have been eaten for centuries. Already in Greek and Roman times It was normal to see them on their tables. They were two foods that were highly prized for their great taste and were considered aphrodisiacs and medicinal products.

In primitive peoples, both the olive tree as its fruit were symbols of wisdom, peace and progress. Today the olive from Seville is present in every household and rare is the appetizer that is not accompanied by this delicious fruit.

What most people don't know, is that the number of benefits that olives from seville provide to our organism. As not all of them fit here, let's look at the most important ones.




They are nutritious. They provide us with minerals (potassium, sodium, iodine, iron, potassium and phosphorus).

Provide calcium to the organism.

- They have a high antioxidant power.

- They provide us with essential vitamins and amino acids.

- They help us to protecting the heartthanks to the oleic acid they contain.

- Black olives are laxatives as they contain a lot of fibre.

Promotes digestion by stimulating the secretion of gastric juice.

- Good for anaemia. Black olives from Seville contain more iron and less sodium than green olives. For this reason, they are recommended for people with anaemia and mild hypertension.

Olives from Seville are noted for their excellent flavour and the most important table varieties are: the gordal olivesthe manzanilla olive and the verdial olive.



How to take our olives?

You can combine them in a variety of ways: in salad dressings or in any of the traditional Mediterranean recipes.. Today, we can also find breadolives, crackers, puff pastries or pâtés made with or enriched with olives.

What is really important is to buy olives from qualityWe can be sure that we are consuming a product that has passed all the necessary controls and analyses. At Escamilla olives we met all the requirements and the result is a exquisite Sevillian olive with outstanding characteristics.


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