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Olive Oil. More Good News.

Research suggests that Olive Oil isn’t just healthy – it can prevent cancer and help with weight loss too. Professor of clinical medicine and nutritionist,  Dr. Mary Flynn has been studying olive oil for over 20 years; “The general body of research,” she says, “is that once you have two or more tablespoons of Extra […]

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Filippo Berio. Back on TV!

Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Filippo Berio, Olive Oil!”, Yes, it’s that time again. Ready to get humming along to our famous jingle? The new Filippo Berio TV ad tells the remarkable true story of our founder, Filippo Berio; a tale with craftsmanship, taste, authenticity and quality at […]

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emma grant crowned rotary young chef 2016

We’re delighted to announce that the winner of the Rotary Young Chef 2016 is 17 year old, Emma Grant, from the Rotary Club of Cumbernauld. Eight national finalists aged between 13 and 17 competed for the coveted title at the Lincoln College in Lincolnshire. Having already beaten 6,500 young competitors from Rotary Clubs across Britain […]

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New study shows ALL Olive Oils can reduce the risk of heart disease

It has often been said that Extra Virgin Olive Oil is better for our health than Refined Olive Oil. Not true, or so says a new 6 week study featured on BBC TV’s Trust Me, I’m A Doctor’ programme.  The study used 70 volunteers, split into two groups; Group A drank 20ml of raw Extra Virgin […]

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Happy Pancake Day!

This year, why not try making your pancakes with Filippo Berio Mild & Light Olive Oil Spray as a substitute for butter? All the health benefits of Olive Oil but with a milder, more delicate flavour “ and if you’re counting the calories we have the Mild & Light Spray! Truly perfect pancakes for all […]

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Feeling Forgetful? Maybe you should change your diet.

Numerous studies have found that the Mediterranean diet, or other similar dietary regimes rich in vegetables, nuts, legumes, fruits and grains, may actually help slow cognitive decline and reduce your risk of developing certain types of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease [source]. Mind boggling isn’t it? Actually it’s not. For years researchers have explored the […]

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Olive oil is the best kept secret to great skin!

There are now two places you could think about storing your Filippo Berio Extra Virgin olive oil “ in the kitchen of course “ but writer, Ria Francisco-Prieto, now recommends keeping a bottle in your bathroom. Why? In her recent article she testifies that using olive oil on your skin after a shower will prevent wrinkles […]

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Which oils are best to cook with?

These days, with so many different oils to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which are best for your needs. There are also conflicting messages in the media regarding the benefits and possible risks of cooking with them. Now, a new study carried out by the BBC for their programme, Trust me I’m […]

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