Buying Guide

Buying Guide

FAQs

Buying olive oil and balsamic vinegar is becoming more and more complicated. Find out what should you look for when buying?

FAQs

Buying olive oil and balsamic vinegar is becoming more and more complicated. Find out what should you look for when buying?

How much should I pay for good quality olive oil?

How to find a premium quality Infused Olive Oil

What are Infused Olive Oils?

What is “Early Harvest” Olive Oil?

Buy olive oil in dark bottles or tins

Look for the type of olives used

Look for the region the oil was produced in, not just the country

Look for olive oil that is from a ‘Single Estate’ or ‘Estate Nurtured’

How long does olive oil last once opened?

Look for a Harvest Date

What does “First Pressing” mean on olive oil?

What does it mean when an olive oil is “Cold Pressed”?

What does “solely by mechanical means” mean on olive oil labels?

What does “Extra Virgin” mean for olive oil?

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