What is extra virgin olive oil?
Olive oil is considered the finest and healthiest of all vegetable oils, because it is the only one that is obtained from a fruit, the olive, and not from seeds such as sunflower, soya, etc.
Au is an Extra Virgin Olive Oil, of the highest quality. This name is only given to it after overcoming strict controls and fulfilling the following requirements among many others:
- To be from pure olive juice, obtained directly from its pressing using mechanical processes, with no additives or chemical products.
- Its taste and smell must be impeccable and free from defects.
- Its acidity level must not exceed 0.8
- Its organoleptic score (tasting note by an official specialist jury) must be equal to or greater than 6.5.