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Olive Oils

What differentiates our olive oils from those of our competitors? They are strictly merchants buying massive quantities of finished oils and re-bottling as their own. Our supplier is the actual farmer and the miller of all the olives that go into our olive oils and all of our olive oils are certified by the California Olive Oil Council (COOC)It is the only organization that currently provides olive oil grade certification in the United States although a USDA-sanctioned certification program will follow finalization of a proposed revision to the current U.S. Standards for Grades of Olive Oil.

Why is this important? Because different organizations use different rules for classifying an olive oil as extra virgin olive oil. We can unequivocally tell you there is no gold standard that is followed by all regions that produce extra virgin olive oil. What does that mean? There’s plenty of room for manipulation and fraud within the classifications.

That is, until 2014. 

In 2014, California passed the Grade and Labeling Standards for Olive Oil, Refined-Olive Oil and Olive-Pomace Oil, which are highly restrictive regarding (among other things) use of the phrase/classification extra virgin olive oil. The law includes clear tolerances with respect to chemical testing and sensory (gustatory) testing. For producers of  greater than 5,000 gallons of olive oil annually, every batch must be tested by external testing agencies to ensure that they are properly classifying their olive oil grades, and the results must be submitted to the CDFA. Perhaps more importantly, the law authorizes random testing of any of these producers by the CDFA to confirm that what producers are submitting is accurate.

  • Bacon Extra Virgin Olive Oil California Olive Oil Council - Certified Extra Virgin

    Bacon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Do you want to add natural bacon flavor to your favorite dish without the unhealthy aspects? Our Bacon Natural Flavor Infused Olive Oil has all the positive aspects of bacon plus the health benefits of olive oil. You can feel good about cooking your...

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  • Basil Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Distinctive basil flavor in an extra virgin olive oil, a very popular oil which adds flavor to so many favorite dishes. Perfect for grilling and sauteing or tossing in with pasta or greens. Drizzle it on tomatoes, steamed vegetables and soft cheeses or toss with pasta for instant pesto flavor. Pairs well with most all of our vinegars. Basil Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Distinctive basil flavor in an extra virgin olive oil, a very popular oil which adds flavor to so many favorite dishes. Perfect for grilling and sauteing or tossing in with pasta or greens. Drizzle it on tomatoes, steamed vegetables and soft cheeses or toss with pasta for instant pesto flavor. Pairs well with most all of our vinegars.

    Basil Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Distinctive basil flavor in an extra virgin olive oil, a very popular oil which adds flavor to so many favorite dishes. Perfect for grilling and sautéing or tossing in with pasta or greens. Drizzle it on tomatoes, steamed vegetables and soft...

    $16.00
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  • Blood Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil
While fabulous in traditional uses such as dressings on green salads with fruit or cheese, it is also a terrific addition to zesty dishes like Paella or grilled meat and rice dishes. Pairs perfectly with Moroccan or Indian spices on lamb or pork. Drizzle over grilled salmon or chicken - or even substitute for butter in a brownie recipe. Bursting with the scent and taste of fresh citrus it pairs exceptionally well with our aged balsamic vinegars. Blood Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil
While fabulous in traditional uses such as dressings on green salads with fruit or cheese, it is also a terrific addition to zesty dishes like Paella or grilled meat and rice dishes. Pairs perfectly with Moroccan or Indian spices on lamb or pork. Drizzle over grilled salmon or chicken - or even substitute for butter in a brownie recipe. Bursting with the scent and taste of fresh citrus it pairs exceptionally well with our aged balsamic vinegars.

    Blood Orange Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    While fabulous in traditional uses such as dressings on green salads with fruit or cheese, it is also a terrific addition to zesty dishes like Paella or grilled meat and rice dishes. Pairs perfectly with Moroccan or Indian spices on lamb or pork. Drizzle...

    $16.00
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  • Butter Extra Virgin Olive Oil Butter Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Butter Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    For some cooks, it is a challenge to swap extra virgin olive oil for butter in cake and quick bread recipes because they miss the unmistakable rich flavor that butter imparts to baked goods. With our Butter Natural Flavor Infused Olive Oil, you can still...

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  • Chef's Blend Mild Extra Virgin Olive Oil - This is a perfect oil for all uses in the kitchen. It is crisp and fruity overall, has enough flavor for use as an ingredient, but is not so overpowering that it can't also be used directly on a dish or as a condiment. This oil blend varies with the season but always contains a substantial portion of Arbequina with other varietals like Mission and Manzanillo blended in early in the year and Italian varietals blended in later in the year to maintain the same taste profile all year long. olives. Chef's Blend Mild Extra Virgin Olive Oil - This is a perfect oil for all uses in the kitchen. It is crisp and fruity overall, has enough flavor for use as an ingredient, but is not so overpowering that it can't also be used directly on a dish or as a condiment. This oil blend varies with the season but always contains a substantial portion of Arbequina with other varietals like Mission and Manzanillo blended in early in the year and Italian varietals blended in later in the year to maintain the same taste profile all year long. olives.

    Chef's Blend Mild Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    This is a perfect oil for all uses in the kitchen. It is crisp and fruity overall, has enough flavor for use as an ingredient, but is not so overpowering that it can't also be used directly on a dish or as a condiment. This oil blend varies with the...

    $16.00
    Add to Cart