The Olive Oil Grades And How They’re Made [Video & Slideshare]

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

There are many different olive oil grades. Some are more common in retail and others are more common in industrial food manufacturing.

If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between these olive oil grades, it all how do to with how they are produced. Once you get an idea of how they’re made, you can start to see the differences between each and find which one is right for you — no matter if you’re a retail buyer, if you’re in manufacturing or food service.


The Grades Of Olive Oil

Here’s a great video that goes over the olive oil grades as defined by the International Olive Council:

If you’re looking for a different way to understand this visual process, this slide share is a great way to get the clear definition of how they’re made and what they’re good for. Just click through the slides below.


How Olive Oil Is Made - An Inside Look



Making Olive Oil

Just because it’s fun, if you’ve ever wanted to see the actual process in action, here’s a great video with gorgeous shots of the harvest and production process. Take an inside look!

Topics: Comparing Oils, Olive Oil



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