Curiosity about oil

The origins According to an accredited hypothesis, the olive tree comes from Central Asia and over the course of three to four millennia it has acclimatized, reproduced and diversified becoming one of the most widespread plants. A sacred plant According to Greek mythology, Athena planted the olive tree in Greece in a dispute with Poseidon […]

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Cold extraction, pressing and refining. Let’s clarify

“What does” cold extraction “mean? Cold extraction means that the temperature, during the pressing of the olives and the kneading of the pasta, must not exceed 27 ° centigrade. Above this threshold the quality of the oil decreases. Increasing the temperature facilitates extraction, but some important characteristics are compromised and this affects the organoleptic profile […]

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