Cold-extraction oils are produced by simple compression of the seed, without using chemicals and solvents, and without heating the seeds. By this way all the valuable nutrients of the seeds are preserved and their flavor and taste are maintained! Cold-extraction oils are extra virgin oils of superior quality and rich nutritional value. Cold-extraction olive oils are distinguished by their smell, color and taste. They are characterized by their content of antioxidants such as Vitamin E and Vitamin C. Only extra virgin olive oil from the first cold crushing of olives contains has too high levels of antioxidants, especially vitamin E and polyphenols. In fact, researches that prove the superiority of olive oil over other fats are based on this type of olive oil. LYRAKIS FAMILY olive oil is produced with this method exclusively and with great care to keep all the precious ingredients intact. The flavor and the taste of LYRAKIS FAMILY olive oil is due to it.