The olive-growing cooperative from Jaén, considered the best in Spain by the Spanish Association of Olivo Municipalities, will select a specific extra virgin olive oil for incorporation in all specialized clinical nutrition diets of the Spanish pharmaceutical company.
Adventia Pharma, a pharmacist known for its innovative work in the field of specialized clinical nutrition, begins the year 2020 by reaching a new agreement with the cooperative company Picualia, considered in turn as one of the companies that has most revolutionized the oil sector olive in recent years.
Adventia Pharma was the first laboratory to incorporate EVOO in clinical nutrition diets And after the agreement announced today in Bailén (Jaén) between the two companies, Picualia has become the laboratory's sole supplier of extra virgin olive oil since this year, thus renewing its commitment to the incorporation of extra virgin olive oil. (EVOO) in all your clinical nutrition diets.
The investigations carried out within the framework of the PREDIMED (Prevention with Mediterranean Diet) projects have amply demonstrated the health benefits of EVOO. In this sense, Dr. Juan Bautista Molina Soria, doctor from the universities of Granada and the Balearic Islands, specialist in Clinical Nutrition and Hospital Dietetics, and an expert connoisseur of the properties of EVOO as well as the demanding needs of clinical nutrition , has witnessed the presentation of this agreement held today in Bailén.
Dr. Molina Soria has highlighted the contribution of EVOO to clinical nutrition diets "As the main source of lipids, being also rich in monounsaturated fats that help control LDL cholesterol and rreduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, as well as natural polyphenols and antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties that reduce the risk of arteriosclerosis.”
Other recognized beneficial effects in AVOE are related to neurodegenerative diseases and anticancer effects.
With more than 50 national and international awards, Picualia also has the strictest agri-food certification standards and a quality system certified by the BRC (British Retail Council) and IFS (Industrial Food Standard).
The President of Picualia, Gabriel J. Alonso, has valued for his part that “For Picualia, the fact of being a supplier to a pharmaceutical laboratory of the Adventia category and specialization implies an even greater demand in the excellence of our production and at the same time a very significant qualitative leap that speaks of this excellence in the entire production process of our extra virgin olive oil. On the other hand, linking the name Picualia and EVOO to such an outstanding company in the pharmaceutical sector implies being innovative and leading a new orientation to a super-specialized market in the olive oil sector, since we are talking about introducing EVOO in food preparations of sale in pharmacy with medical prescription for people with exceptional nutritional needs and also, to value the multiple healthy properties of EVOO at a medical and pharmaceutical level”.
In the case of Adventia Pharma, Alfonso Almeida, General Director of the pharmaceutical laboratory, highlighted “the level of guarantee, as well as the recognized quality of the olive juices harvested year after year by Picualia. Both elements have been key for this collaboration to bear fruit, which continues to guarantee the excellence and added benefits required by professionals and patients who trust in our diets..”