Glossary of Bulk Oil Terms


Posted by Hannah Broaddus

Nov 20, 2012 10:00:00 PM

Small olive particles sometimes found in olive oil.  Sediment can be found throughout the oil (also known as unfiltered oil), though it is often found at the bottom of a container after it has settled.  This olive sediment is sometimes regarded as an indication of a good oil, though it simply shows whether the oil was filtered once, twice or not at all.

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