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Posts tagged ‘quality’

New York International Olive Oil Competition

Last week, the results of the first annual New York International Olive Oil Competition were announced. Producers from around the world were invited to submit their 2012 harvest EVOO and more than 700 answered the call. The judging panel was also made up of international experts with the chief judge being the most renowned, passionate and principled olive oil taster (and also the guru of The Olive Oil Merchant), Gino Celletti. [Note: For those that are interested in really understanding olive oil, I encourage you to preview his recently published book here.] Read more

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Why we don’t sell flavoured oils.

Not a week goes by without someone asking me about flavoured olive oils. Do we sell them? When will we sell them? Why don’t we sell them? The short answers to those questions are: No. Never. We care about your health. And now for the long answer…. Read more

Pick me! Pick me!

or: How To Choose a Good Quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

This week at my local market I stood in front of the Olive Oil section for what seemed like hours. So many labels. So many terms. So many different price points. So so confusing. How can you be sure you are getting your money’s worth? And for that matter, how can you be sure Read more