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All extra virgin olive oil is not created equal – here’s why

Just like wine and coffee, some brands or labels are just OK, some are a bit better, and then there are quality products that stand out as being far superior to the rest. It’s the same with extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). We like to buy the best that we can afford and we are […]

Expert Tips for Buying and Storing Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Everything You Need To Know

Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is recognised as one of the best and safest for cooking. EVOO has a shelf life of about two years from the time olives are harvested and milled. That can vary greatly depending on how you store it. Therefore, it is important to understand the factors that affect its lifespan […]

5 Proven Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil That You Never Heard Of

Have you ever considered that olive oil is really a fruit juice? That’s because olives are the fruit of the olive tree. Homer called it the “liquid gold”. Hippocrates called it the “the great healer”. Ancient Greeks believed that Athena created olive trees. There seem to be many mythic images surrounding the golden juice of […]

Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil is Far Better than Refined Olive Oil

There is only one true quality olive oil and that is Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO). Virgin olive oil is a lower grade but is rarely available on the market. Products labelled as “pure olive oil” or “light olive oil” are really a totally different product. They are NOT lower grades of natural olive oil. […]