Differences between Olive Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Differences between Olive Oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Whether olive oil or extra virgin olive oil, several studies undertaken by WHO (World Health Organization) confirm that consuming olive oil daily provides the greatest benefits of this type of diet. Even though all kinds of olive oil seem the same, their quality is...
What is an oil mill and how is it used to obtain olive oil?

What is an oil mill and how is it used to obtain olive oil?

If we look back in time, we will find that oil mills have changed a lot in recent years and, therefore, so has the processing and production of olive oil.  In olden days, oil mills were a kind of mortar made of stone where small quantities of the product, that is...
What is the acidity of extra virgin olive oil?

What is the acidity of extra virgin olive oil?

Even though the acidity of olive oil is a generally well-known subject, it is an issue which is often misinterpreted both by consumers and professionals in the industry. To fully understand what we are referring to, we, at Aceites La Matilla want to help you...
Arbequina olive oil: What is it and what are its characteristics?

Arbequina olive oil: What is it and what are its characteristics?

Arbequina olive oil is a smooth, light olive oil with fruity aromas, a striking green colour and a delicate and pleasant  sensation. Subtle aromas of nuts are predominant although, depending on the variety, hints of ripe fruit are also present. Arbequina olives give...