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Meet our Family: Cameron
Posted on Oct 07, 2015

Manassas Olive Oil Company is a family run business, and we’d like to introduce ourselves!

cameron


Meet Our Family: Cameron
Current Duties – Running store, marketing, graphic design, events
Past Occupation: Engineer at GE
Age: 25
Favorite Olive Oil and Balsamic: Picholine and Raspberry
When he’s not working you can find him: At the gym, outside, being a health nut, or visiting friends
What he loves most about Manassas Olive Oil Company: Educating people on how to use EVOO and balsamic to improve health without giving up flavor
Fun Facts:

  • Completed a Tough Mudder (and...

Dispelling Myths of Olive Oil
Posted on Sep 21, 2015

Olive oil – we all have a bottle in our pantry. But can you cook with it? Is first cold press the best olive oil you can get? Let’s break down some myths of this kitchen staple!

Myth 1: You can’t cook with olive oil

Status: False

This misconception stems from olive oil smoking or breaking down at low temperatures. Regarding the smoke point: olive oil only has a low smoke point if it has a high quantity of free fatty acids (FFAs). High levels of FFAs – which have been linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes - indicate...

7 Reasons To Add Extra Virgin Olive Oil To Your Dog’s Diet
Posted on Sep 14, 2015

Last week, we talked about why olive oil is good for us. But don't forget about your furry friends! A little bit of EVOO on your dog's food is great for them too! Here's some benefits of adding EVOO to your dog's diet. 

1. It helps the eater lose weight

Whether canine or human, if there are some unwanted pounds that need shedding, olive oil will help grease the weight-loss engine. The monounsaturated fats in olive oil actually encourage pound-melting by breaking down the fat inside fat cells, to get rid of belly fat and reduce insulin sensitivity.

2. It promotes optimal health

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