Presentation on theme: "Olive oil production. Olive oil is a fruit oil obtained from the olive (Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean."— Presentation transcript:
Olive oil is a fruit oil obtained from the olive (Olea europaea; family Oleaceae), a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin.
Olive oil is used throughout the world, but especially in the Mediterranean.
Olive oil is produced by grinding olives and extracting the oil by mechanical or chemical means
Olive oil is the main cooking oil in countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea
Extra-virgin olive oil is mostly used for salad dressing and foods to be eaten cold.Used cold its strong flavor is able to stick out while not being compromised by ground
The taste of the olive oil is influenced by the soil that the olive trees grow on, but also by the moment when the olives have been harvested and ground
Homer called it “liquid gold “.In ancient Homer called it “liquid gold “.In ancient Greece athletes ritually rubbed it all over their bodies. Greece athletes ritually rubbed it all over their bodies. Olive oil has been more than mere food to the peoples of the Mediterranean: it has been medicinal magical an endless of fascination and wonder and the fountain of great wealth and power.
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