What is cold pressing?
The trade of olive oil has evolved over centuries and there so many terms, phrases and expressions. Some of these terms are now obsolete while some are still used by manufacturers and traders. Some of these terms are now official and must used in accordance to the official rules and regulations. Examples of such official names are extra virgin, olive pomace, refined olive oil etc. There are others which are not recognized by any official body like IOOC or USDA and are just used by traders on their labels to show the quality. Cold pressed, first press, single estate etc are some such terms which are unregulated and do not have any official backing. Continue Reading >