YOUR LOCAL STATION. (WCJB)- Although the trees are native to climates with dry summers, growers are having success with some varieties in Florida’s humid summer heat. River Run Olive Oil Company grows tens of thousands of trees in Gilchrist County. They planted them out just a few years ago, but have already helped the University of […]
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Most of us probably don’t give much thought to what’s in the bottle of olive oil we buy at the store. We may think it’s just like picking up any other cooking oil. Well, that’s not necessarily the case. A recent study revealed that some imported olive oil is diluted, mislabeled, or misrepresented. That’s put […]
The Cortopassi family has been growing tomatoes, cherries, and other products for almost a century in the Northern California region. Not long ago, they decided to further embrace their Italian American heritage and “press their luck” with olives.
Ninety-eight percent of olive oil today is not true extra virgin olive oil but rather fake and causes negative health benefits. In this video, you will learn how to pick out real, quality olive oil. Benefits of a good quality olive oil include: 1) Polyphenols, which are fat-soluble antioxidants that protect the brain and heart […]
Avanti Savoia’s Chef Joseph details the differences between various Italian Olive Oils. There are different ways to cook with olive oil, such has cooking with extra virgin olive oil versus using a gourmet olive oil for dipping.