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When buying olive oil ...

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When buying olive oil remember that the crooks make more money selling fake oil than they do drugs. Their label will stress what everyone knows; extra virgin olive oil, cold press, first press. You must look further. The name of the olive used for the oil. The harvest date, not the sell by date which is flexible and arbitrary. The harvest date will be starting anywhere from September to December in the Northern Hemisphere depending on the location of the groves, and 6 months later in the Southern Hemisphere. The DOP, or government stamp, that guarantees the authenticity of the...


How to check your olive oil's pedigree

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        Like the best cars and  athletes, the best olive oils enter international competitions from NY to Rome, Tokyo to Melbourne, Israel to South Africa and beyond.. Lab reports are part of the intense monitoring of the various stages of the oil’s development from it’s early half ripe stage to it’s fully ripe one.           At ‘You Taste the Truth’ we consult the lab reports before we order from the producers, and you get a copy of the report that goes with the oils you order.        The Flos Olei competition in Rome was more or less the format for...


Taste and the Health Benefits of Extra Virgin olive oil

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The healthy properties in an olive increase until the olive is half ripe and still green. As the olive ripens and matures, these benefits leave and the oil content increases. The taste becomes milder and milder because the taste of the departing benefits is bitter (antioxidants) and peppery (anti-inflammatories). The polphenol count on a lab report is a very good indication of the level of health benefits in extra virgin olive oil. An explanation of the powerful Anti-Inflammatory benefits of Olive Oil...oleocanthal https://www.oliveoiltimes.com/olive-oil-health-news/powerful-anti-inflammatory-benefits-of-olive-oil/50581   Antioxidants (Polyphenols) as explained by Agbiolab (a company that works for the olive industry in California) ...


Extra Virgin Gelato Is All the Rage

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Ice cream makers are using extra virgin olive oil as a substitute for fats traditionally used in gelato, and the results are excellent. By YLENIA GRANITTO on September 7, 2017Filed in Olive Oil World Check out the full article here!


What is Oleocanthal?

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Oleocanthal is an anti-inflammatory that does the same work as Ibuprofen, without damaging your liver. It's ONLY found in great olive oils and it is so special it even has it's own international society. Go on;  check it out   😁 Patent Bid Showcases Oleocanthal’s Versatility An International Society for Oleocanthal