• Useful Information About Olive Oil

  • Useful Information About Olive Oil
    Olive oil, which is the most delicious oil, is obtained from olives collected at a time called full calico while turning from green to pink.

    * 7 liters of green olives are used to obtain 1 liter of harvested oil, 5 kg of pied olives are required to obtain 1 liter of extra virgin oil.

    * Harvest oil is a dark green olive flavored oil with a delicate taste.

    * There are 3 enemies of olive oil; HEAT, LIGHT and OXYGEN.

    * Storage areas must be cool and sandy.

    * Protect from sunlight. Betacarotene is an important antioxidant that gives its oil its color and can be reduced by the effect of sunlight.

    * When stored at room temperature, it turns into liquid state without deteriorating its quality.

    * Freezes when stored in a cold place.

    * Olive oil to be put in the refrigerator is not approved.

    * Most suitable spices for olive oil; basil, lemon, garlic, thyme, rosemary, parsley and dill.

    * Due to its ability to absorb and smell any kind of odor, it should be kept in a closed manner so as not to interfere with other odors.