Olive oil has wonderful health benefits, and there are new studies every year highlighting the properties in Extra Virgin Olive Oil that fight cancer and heart disease. However, there was a recent story about an Italian Mafia Practice of producing fake extra virgin olive oil which has Olive Oil consumers worried. This Olive oil often makes its way out of Europe and lands on supermarket shelves around the world. So how do you know you’re buying the real deal?
Here’s some tips to help.
Isobel Olives has a stall at the Marlborough Farmers market where you can taste, experience and enjoy our fresh certified extra virgin olive oil. I have four different oils to choose from, from a delicate taste through to a robust sensation. Chris Piper can tell you how it was produced and how to use it in your cooking. See you there on Sunday.