They look different, so what is the difference between a black and a green olive?
All olives start off green when they are forming on the tree, then as they mature they change color over the weeks from a soft pink to purple to black. If you want green olives, they are picked green, and if you want black olives they are left on the tree to go black.
Do IOGT olives need refrigerating?
Yes, because they are marinated in brine - once opened they need refrigeration.
Is a Kalamata Olive the same as a black olive?
No, Kalamata olives are a superb “variety” of olives – they have a different flavour, texture and coloring.
What is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?
This Virgin olive oil has very little acidity/oleic acid, only 1g per 100g. It hasn’t had any other treatment in the process of extracting the oil other than, washing, decantation, centrifugation and filtration.
What is Virgin Olive Oil?
This Virgin Olive oil has 2g of oleic acid per 100g. It also hasn’t had any other treatment in the process of extracting the oil other than, washing, decantation, centrifugation and filtration.
What is Olive Oil?
Olive oil is made up of olive oil, and virgin olive oil, and has 1.5g per 100g of oleic acid, and they have the same treatment methods as above.