Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is olive oil good for you / Is olive oil healthy?

Olive oil is proven to be one of the healthier oils because it’s rich with powerful antioxidants, fatty acids such as Omega-3, Omega-6, and Oleic Acid.

Olive oil is known for having antibacterial features, reducing inflammation, preventing heart disease and diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer’s. The oleic acid inside olive oil is best known for its beneficial effects against cancer. It is also good for your skin and hair.

2. Which olive oil is best / What olive oil is best?

As expectations and usage may vary, “the best olive oil” should be discussed for each variety.

For instance, extra virgin oils are the best to consume for health purposes and ideal for salad dressings, whereas they should not be used for cooking due to their low smoke point. Refined and riviera olive oils are the best for cooking but olive pomace oil is not good for direct consumption except for high heat cooking or frying.

3. Is olive oil vegan/gluten-free?

Yes, olive oil is vegan as it’s plant-based, and not involved with any animal products.

It is also gluten-free unless it contains additives or flavourings. Because of this, reading the label and ensuring that the product is certified as gluten-free are always recommended before buying it.

4. Is olive oil bad for you?

Same as any other product, olive oil might be bad for you when it’s overused). It could cause embolism and liver fattening if it’s not used regularly with the correct amount.

Choosing the right olive oil is also important in this matter. Extra virgin oil is preferred because of its true olive taste and health benefits.

Keeping away from cheap and counterfeit products is another important thing to avoid.

5. Is olive oil fattening?

The fact is, every oil is fattening when it is consumed an excessive amount. We recommend you consider the daily calorie and macronutrient intake, before consuming.

6. How olive oil is made?

Olive oil is produced by grinding the olives into a paste and then extracting the oil from that paste. There are different ways to produce olive oil according to its quality and area of usage. You can visit our “About Olive Oil” page for detailed information.

7. Can dogs have olive oil?

Experts state that olive oil, especially extra virgin olive oil is safe for dogs, thanks to its nutritional values and lower acidity level. However, consulting with your veterinarian before adding olive oil into your dog’s diet is always the best thing to do.

8. Which olive oil is best for cooking?

Refined olive oil and riviera olive oil are the best olive oils for cooking as their smoke points are high.

Natural olive oil is not ideal for cooking and olive pomace oil can be used for high heat cooking or frying.

9. Can olive oil go bad / expire?

Olives would continue to acidify after being pulled off from its branch, even after they have been turned into oil. This process could be observed on any other living plant as a putrefaction symptom. Light, temperature, air and time could only accelerate this process and storing the olive oil in the best way possible would decelerate this process to keep your product fresh for longer.

The recommended shelf life is 2 years for an unopened olive oil container. However, you can keep the olive oil after the expiry date that is written on the container, as there is no set expiration date for olive oil. Going past the expiration date only decreases its nutritional value and quality. This would cause the olive oil to taste more bitter however it is not harmful. Therefore you don’t have to throw away olive oil because the expiration date has passed, however keep in mind that you should not expect the values on the container to remain the same.

10. Should olive oil be kept in the fridge?

There is no certain effect of keeping the olive oil in the fridge except a cloudy look, as its normal reaction against low temperature.


The best way to store it would be away from heat and direct sunlight, at room temperature, in a tightly sealed can, ceramic or glass bottle, tin inside a cool, dry, dark cupboard.

11. Are olive oil tins recyclable?

Olive oil tins are made out of steel and they are recyclable.

Freshness Factor

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Taste Factor

The taste, the aroma and the natural ingredients of olive oils are kept unaltered.

Health Factor

The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled, and research reveals new every day.


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