What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

When you shop for olive oil, you are greeted with an array of choices. What is extra virgin olive oil? Learn everything about extra virgin olive oil and become an expert.

Extra virgin olive oil is made simply by crushing olives and extracting the juice. It is the only cooking oil that is made without the use of chemicals and industrial refining.

Extra virgin olive oil must have no taste “defects.” It needs to have a nice flavor of fresh olives and achieve higher scores in lab tests for its chemical composition than other grades.

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