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30 12, 2018

OLIVE OIL IS GOOD FOR HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT

By |2018-12-30T09:39:13+02:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Olive Growing Industry|0 Comments

Thanks to its carbon footprint, olive oil production on a global scale can offset the greenhouse gas emissions of a city the size of Hong Kong. The results of the International Olive Council Study are previewed at Sol&Agrifood. The International Exhibition of Quality Agro-Foods is underway at Verona Fiere until tomorrow Verona, 17 April 2018 - Olive groves are the only agricultural crop found around the world that actually protect the environment, since they counteract the greenhouse effect by capturing more CO2 (carbon dioxide) than the production of [...]

11 07, 2018

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Definition

By |2018-12-22T22:36:58+02:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Extra Virgin Olive Oil|0 Comments

According to the International Olive Oil Council,extra virgin olive oil is obtained only from the olive, the fruit of the olive tree, using solely mechanical or other physical means, in conditions, particularly thermal conditions, which do not alter the oil in any way. It has not undergone any treatment other than washing, decanting, centrifuging, and filtering. This excludes oils obtained by the use of solvents or re-esterification methods, and those mixed with oils from other sources. It has a free acidity, expressed as oleic acid, of no [...]