Please, pay close attention to the recent conclusions reached by the Spanish User and Consumer Organization in relation to the commercialization of different olive oils. It seems that not every single olive oil bottle labeled as Extra Virgin is really what it seems. Several olive oil trademarks have been analyzed and it has been detected that the quality levels of their olive oil products are not suitably labeled. Therefore, it is possible to find virgin olive oil considered and sold as if it was extra virgin olive oil.
The main differences between virgin olive oil and extra virgin olive oil begin in lands and basically depend on the olive fruit condition and the elaboration process in the Oil Mills, the mill used for making olive oil. If the fruits are in perfect conditions, these are washed and ground the same day of harvesting, then the oil is extracted from the fruit at a low temperature and then it is stored in tanks. Surely, the resultant oil will be of best quality, an excellent liquid with perfect taste and scent. Continue reading