At Nutexa we take advantage of the olive seed, where it is concentrated all the nutritional properties of this fruit.
Olive seed contains high levels of vegetable protein, fiber, monounsaturated fat and antioxidant polyphenols.
Nutexa isolates the seed to introduce it into bread doughs and cereal-based goods. This extra ingredient provides biofuncionality to the food and the characteristics sensorial attributes from olives.
Olive seed is destinated to the formulation of pasta, bread, pastries, biscuits, pizza bases, snacks and other goods, with or without gluten.
The olive tree is the predominant plant of the Mediterranean area to the point of being one of the most popular symbols of this region.
Olives and the oil extracted from them are an essential part of the Mediterranean people’s diet and have always been highly appreciated for their excellent therapeutic properties.
The consumption of olives are directly related to lower mortality rates for cardiovascular diseases, a condition seen in the inhabitants of the Mediterranean countries.
This is due to its favorable profile of fatty acids and the presence of minority compounds with extraordinary antioxidant properties such as polyphenols, and specially Hydroxytyrosol.