EVOO: Purchasing Advice


It is of utmost importance to know the difference between the different types of olive oil in order to chose one or the other, depending on the type of food to be prepared and its characteristics.

Organoleptic characteristics. According to flavor, these are divided into:

Piquant, sour, fruity and sweet.

Labeling: containers should show the oil designation, its acidity, its contents, the packer or manufacturer and, of course, the country of origin.


In addition to producing a fine olive oil, proper storage is essential.

EVOO is a product that must be kept away from:

• Moisture

• Heat

• Light

• Air

In this way, we more effectively protect the oil's essential characteristics and qualities, such as:

• Its aroma

• Its flavor