Olive oil is an ingredient that has been the base of many different Mediterranean cooking traditions for centuries.
It’s used for salads, dips, sauces, and marinades, making it a key part of any healthy diet.
Olive Oil is one of the most common oils consumed worldwide and here we will debunk some of the most common myths about EVOO so you can learn more about it!
To assess the quality of the produced oil, the product goes through laboratory analyzes and three stages of tasting, which are carried out by a committee consisting of eight to twelve trained tasters for this purpose, led by a general supervisor.
One of the positive sensory qualities present in our Tunisian extra virgin olive oil is the aroma of the fruit, which is the smell of fresh olive fruits that were collected at the right time, intact, uninfected, and that were pressed in appropriate conditions.
And this smell is distinguished by the sense of smell through the back of the nose...
Secondly, the light bitter flavor that is felt in the area of the back of the tongue,
and thirdly, the sharp, pungent taste that is felt in the throat area.