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Here the winners of the 2020 Sol d’Oro contest – Northern Hemisphere. Sol d’Oro is one of the most important international EVOO competitions.
Of course you can cook with extra virgin olive oil! Indeed, when it comes to cooking, you should prefer it to other oils or fats. Read more on our article.
The method we suggest you to follow to pair EVOOs to food is our BEA: balance, enhance, add.
The calories of olive oils are around 884 Kcal per 100 g of product. Read our article to learn more about its health benefits.
Cold extraction’ may appear only for extra virgin or virgin olive oils obtained at a temperature below 27 °C by modern extraction systems.
The Ercole Olivario award was born in 1993 and its goal is to improve the culture of agri-food products, by rewarding the most qualitative EVO oils every year. Read the list of the 2020 awarded EVOOs.
You should know that EVO oil has three great enemies when it comes to its production and storage: light, oxygen and heat. Shelf life of your EVOO also depends on you.
There are different types of olive oil, but not all of them are the same: extra virgin olive oils are the best from a chemical and organoleptic point of view! Here is a short guide to the European classification of olive oils.
There are two systems that can be followed to extract olive oil from olives: the so-called traditional or discontinuous method, and the modern or continuous one.
Olive oil is a liquid fat obtained from olives: it is the main source of fat and health-promoting component of the Mediterranean diet. But why it is so beneficial?