More than 70% of the calories in olives, are contributed by the olive oil calories that they contain inside. This percentage can vary between 10 and 30% depending on the types of olive tress and the preparation made. Although they represent an important energy contribution. It should be remembered that the natural fats present in olive … Read moreCalories in olives…
Buy extra virgin olive oil directly in cooperatives and oil mills is a common practice in the areas Producers However, the big food distributors (Mercadona, Carrefour, DIA, LiDL…) take the largest part of sales nationwide. The current facility to create online stores helps cooperatives and oil mills to market their olive oil outside their area of … Read moreWhere to buy olive oil?
The olive bone, with a calorific value of 4,100-4,450 Kcal / kg, is an energy resource of great economic interest in olive-growing areas. Although its production is insufficient for energy self-sufficiency, its influence is important in olive growing areas. As with the fatty yield of the olive, the percentage of olive bone varies. This depends … Read moreOlive bone
The gourmet olive oil sector has thrived in recent years. Progressively, it has been gaining market share, both nationally and internationally. Also at the online level, gourmet olive oil producers increase their impact. With the appearance of websites with content about olive oil and attractive format stores. Although it is true that, abroad, gourmet products … Read moreGourmet olive oil
Although following the recipe it is possible to make homemade Castile soap with other fats, in this publication we will see how to make olive oil soap. As with other products, depending on the type of olive oil used, soap quality varies. In the same way that the use of evoo in kitchen is the most … Read moreHow to make olive oil soap?
The olive oil acidity is a parameter used to measure its quality. In the past, acidity was the main indicator of quality, the valuation of olive oil in the tasting panels being unnecessary. Although other characteristics of olive oil are currently evaluated, acidity remains the benchmark. In this publication we will analyze: What is the … Read moreOlive oil acidity
The olive oil yield will depend on many factors that we are going to analyze (olive variety, annual weather conditions, olive load, zone of crop, type of plantation, collection date, care of the olive tree, etc…). Harvest time The date of collection of the olives, has an important influence on the final olive oil yield … Read moreOlive oil yield: 10, 15, 20%…
Extra Virgin Olive oil is a cheap and very healthy food. EVOO is a superfood that is increasingly demanded and recognized outside of Spain. Feed only olive oil? It is not possible, but it would be cheaper than you can imagine. We show why consuming and buying olive oil is cheap. We are going to … Read moreCheap olive oil
To decide between Arbequina vs Picual, it is necessary to be clear about the different uses of each type of oil. There are important differences in the features of the Arbequina and Picual oil. Its cultivation form is also very different, with Arbequina being the most present variety in the super high density olive grove. … Read moreArbequina vs Picual
It may not be the best extra virgin olive oil in Spain, but the oil of my town is special. A unique and exclusive olive oil In our olive groves, olive tree varieties Manzanilla Cacereña olive, Verdial from Badajoz and have been cultivated for centuries Cornicabra. All of them producing olive oils of excellent quality. … Read moreThe best Extra Virgin olive oil?
The olive oil color can take different shades from the dark green to light yellow. The factors with the greatest impact on the color of the oil are the ripening of the olive, the filtered, the passage of time and the olive variety. Although the color of the oil is not a reliable measure of … Read moreOlive oil color
Using olive oil for frying is very common in Spanish, Italian, Greek cuisine and in more and more parts of the world. Although it is not bad to fry with olive oil, it is necessary to make proper use of the oil. The properties of olive oil are lost over time and high temperatures accelerate … Read moreOlive oil for frying
The density of olive oil undergoes changes with temperature. As a result, the sale price of olive oil in wholesale markets is in kg. However, olive oil is sold to the consumer in liters. How much does a liter of oil weigh? The weight of a liter of oil can be increased by 2% and … Read moreDensity of olive oil
The olive oil calories are contributed in the form of different fatty acids. The fatty acids that make up olive oil are: Oleic acid, palmitic, linoleic and stearic. Most olive oil (≈ 98%) contains triacylglycerols (combinations of three chains of the same or different fatty acids). In the case of olive oil, triacylglycerols are made … Read moreOlive oil calories
The acronym EVOO is the hallmark of the highest ranking that an olive oil can receive. For an olive oil to be packaged with the acronym EVOO, it is necessary that it has no organoleptic defect. What does EVOO mean? EVOO is an abbreviation that means Extra Virgin Olive Oil. What is EVOO? Virgin olive … Read moreExtra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
There are several factors that affect to olive oil price: stocks, present and future harvest expectations, quality, type of olive oil… To analyze the aspects that affect the olive oil price . We must distinguish between those due to the world market of olive oil and other aspects that can be controlled in part by the farmer. … Read moreOlive oil price
There are hundreds of varieties of olives that produce different types of olive oil. The taste, aroma and chemical properties of each kind of olive oil make it appropriate for certain uses (frying, cooking, dressing, canned…). The best Spanish chefs know how to take advantage of the characteristics of each extra virgin olive oil, to … Read moreTypes of olive oil
Recently it has been shown that drinking olive oil and eat almonds among other foods, help produce a state of satiety in our body, which can take advantage of weight loss. This property allows us to use olive oil to lose weight. The consumption of fasting olive oil and olive oil with lemon are some … Read moreDrinking olive oil for weight loss
Cornicabra olive oil is extracted from olives of the variety of Cornicabra olive tree. It is the most characteristic olive oil in Castilla la Mancha where it is recognized by the DOP Montes de Toledo. Curiosities: Cornicabra olives have a high resistance to detachment, an aspect that makes harvesting difficult and encourages olives to be … Read moreCornicabra olive oil
Manzanilla olive oil is extracted from the olives produced by the variety of Manzanilla Cacereña olive tree. It is a very appreciated oil and of excellent quality when it is harvested early. Curiosities: The price of Chamomile oil is usually higher than that of more common oils such as Picual, Arbequina, Hojiblanca… The low fatty … Read moreManzanilla olive oil
The Hojiblanca olive oil is extracted from the olives harvested from the olive variety Hojiblanca. After Olive Picual and Cornicabra, Hojiblanca is the most widespread traditional variety in Spain, presenting an important oil production. Its production focuses on the provinces of Córdoba, Málaga, Sevilla and Granada. Characteristics of Hojiblanca olive oil The characteristics of Hojiblanca … Read moreHojiblanca olive oil
Arbequina olive oil is extracted from the olives produced by the Arbequina olive tree. Traditionally, the town of Arbeca (Lleida) was where Arbequina olive oil was produced- Although, today, the variety is widespread in Spain and the world. Arbequina olive oil characteristics The Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil is aroma Very fruity and nice. fruity to … Read moreArbequina olive oil
Picual olive oil, is extracted from the olives produced by the Picual olive variety. It is the most produced olive oil in Spain and in the world, thanks to the good productive behavior of Picual. It is the most cultivated variety in Jaén and is used exclusively for the olive oil production. Features of the … Read morePicual olive oil
The Junta de Andalucía has recently published its olive harvest forecast for the 2018/2019 campaign. In Andalucía, pick olivesfor an amount of 6,443,315 tons, equivalent to 1,339,712 t. For the set of Spain, 1,550,000 t are expected. It is the biggest crop since the 2013/2014 campaign, after a few years of medium / low harvests … Read moreOlive harvest forecast