Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 07, 2013
Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign dedicated to providing the latest olive oil industry news, shares the process of producing olive oil and extracting oil from the olive fruit. The two phase process consists of a grinding and crushing phase, and a separation phase. Both of these phases are part of the extraction process.
The basic principles behind olive oil extraction involve getting the oil from the cells in the pulp of the olive, separating the solids from the liquid, and separating the water from the oil.
These are the steps used to extract the juice from the olives in order to produce olive oil:
Flavor Your Life, a campaign supported by the European Union, Unaprol and the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, is dedicated to providing the latest in industry news and health information about European extra virgin olive oil. Extra virgin olive oil enhances the flavors of your recipes while providing health benefits. Flavor Your Life campaign, the voice of olive oil production quality control, aims to educate consumers so they can make informed decisions when purchasing olive oil.