Does extra virgin olive oil expire?
How many times have you thought of reserving an aove for a special moment? Well, we can tell you that this is a mistake. Although olive oil does not have an expiration date, it does have a best-before date and, after 12 months from its bottling, it can lose its organoleptic qualities, thus reducing its quality. (more…)Read More
How many types of olive oils are there on the market?
Everyone knows that olive oil is a vegetable fat resulting from the crushing of healthy olives. However, we are often unaware of the differences between the different types or existing commercial categories. Knowing them will allow us to choose but, above all, to know what we are consuming. (more…)Read More
Positive and negative attributes of olive oil, do you know what they are?
Extra virgin olive oil is an authentic olive juice and therefore must reproduce the original characteristics of the fruit from which it comes. These characteristics or attributes can be positive or negative (defects). However, we must be clear that for an oil to be considered extra virgin it must not have any type of defect, none! In this post we will tell you which are the most outstanding attributes. (more…)Read More
Oil tasting, a wonderful experience
Smell and taste are the main senses in oil tasting. A practice through which anyone can discover the attributes of an olive juice.In this post we tell you how you can become an expert taster to detect whether an evoo covers your tastes and preferences or, conversely, much more deeply into the organoleptic qualities of evoo.Read More
Olive growing systems: from conventional to biodynamic
Conventional, organic, integrated production and biodynamic. The olive growing can be carried out following the precepts of each of the mentioned systems. They are different from each other but coincide in their objective, applying each of them we obtain fruits that offer the best of themselves in each harvest. In Magnun Sess we bet for the conventional and for the organic to offer our clients extra virgin olive oils of great quality.Read More
The olive tree and its phenological states
The development cycle of the olive tree, like any other plant, is ruled by the seasons. After remaining asleep during the winter, in spring this tree shows its splendor and begins to wake up from its lethargy. Then it starts its journey through the phenological stages, which will culminate in autumn with the arrival of the fruits. (more…)Read More