Nothing makes a great meal like quality ingredients. And for quality you can trust, turn to Louianna Estates! Louianna offers organic extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar that provide incredible flavour and health benefits to your dishes. I was so excited when I got the chance to try both of these great products for myself.
I’ve recently learned a bit about the different types of olive oil and since I do love a good deal, I admit that I’ve tended to buy the cheapest varieties when shopping for olive oil in the past. But did you know that sometimes extra virgin olive oil actually…isn’t? A recent study by UC-Davis of the contents of twenty verities of extra virgin olive oil found that approximately two-thirds of the olive oil was mislabelled as extra virgin. And a study by the Canadian Food Council shows that one of every five olive oil brands on Canadian shelves isn’t pure olive oil at all. Sometimes the olive oil is blended with cheaper canola, seed or nut oils. And sometimes the product you’re buying is pure olive oil, but the quality is so poor that in Italy it would be used only as lamp fuel. [Read more…]