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Five Unexpected Benefits of Olive Oil

September 9, 2021

While the health benefits of dietary fats are controversial, nutritionists agree that there are several benefits that come when you use olive oil for cooking. It’s a healthy alternative to many other cooking oils like corn or canola oil—and it tastes great, too. Here are just some of the surprisingly good reasons to use olive oil in your cooking. Olive oil contains helpful antioxidants One of the most important, unexpected olive oil benefits lies in its antioxidant, free radical-fighting properties. Olive oil contains modest amounts of both vitamins E and K, two powerful antioxidants. These nutrients fight harmful free radicals... View Article

Bottling Your Own Olive Oil

August 3, 2021

Are you interested in bottling your own olive oil? The olive oil bottling process may seem like it would be fun and relaxing, but it actually takes a lot of work. There’s a lot you should learn about the bottling process before trying it on your own. This will help you avoid wasting any of your product. Read on for everything you need to know about bottling your own olive oil. Getting the right type of equipment If you plan on bottling your own olive oil, it’s important to invest in the right equipment. While some of this equipment is... View Article

Supply Shortfall Causes Vegetable Oil Prices to Rise

July 20, 2021

Most people are used to only paying a few dollars per bottle of most types of vegetable oil. However, prices for vegetable oil might change in the near future, according to the World Bank. In their semi-annual commodity markets outlook report, the World Bank revealed that prices on vegetable oil would likely grow this year. That said, there is some good news: the same report also mentioned that prices should stabilize sometime in 2022. For the time being, though, consumers should prepare themselves for higher prices on vegetable oils. Palm and soybean oil prices increase Palm oil and soybean oil... View Article

How Storage Conditions Affect the Quality of Your Bulk Olive Oil

July 2, 2021

Just like any food product, olive oil needs to be stored in special conditions to prevent it from going bad prematurely. Unlike dairy products or meat, though, improperly stored olive oil is still safe to eat—but it won’t taste as good as if it’s stored properly. As your local olive oil experts, we put together this post to dig into what happens to improperly stored oil and how you should be storing olive oil: Taste: The first thing you’ll notice if your olive oil was stored improperly and has gone bad is the taste—it’s horrible! The oil will taste sour... View Article

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