Unfiltered Versus Filtered Olive Oil: What’s the Difference?

A topic we field frequently from consumers, chefs and family members: unfiltered versus filtered extra virgin olive oil. What’s the difference? Do we filter our oil? (No.) Which tastes better? (Our master miller, Bob Singletary, will tell you unfiltered oil does.) Basically, filtering involves putting the oil through different materials, or filter aids, to help … Read more

Filtered vs. Unfiltered Olive Oil: What’s the Difference?

Here’s a topic I get asked a lot about: unfiltered versus filtered extra virgin olive oil. What’s the difference?  Why filter EVOO? Which tastes better? Do you filter your extra virgin olive oil? (No.) I’ve fielded these questions upwards of 200 times over the past couple of years. I hear them from customers, chefs, friends, … Read more

Olive Oil Primer: Unfiltered vs. Filtered EVOO

I get a lot of questions from people about filtered versus unfiltered extra virgin olive oil. What’s the difference?  Which tastes better? Why filter EVOO? Do you filter your extra virgin olive oil? (We don’t.) I’ve fielded such questions upwards of 200 times over the past couple of years. I hear them from customers, chefs, … Read more

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