Is olive oil vegan?

is olive oil vegan? The answer is yes!

Extra virgin olive oil can be an excellent source of healthy fats, which offer many benefits for the body. They are also important for vitamin absorption, among many other health benefits. But what is the recommended daily allowance of fat? Monounsaturated fats are best for the body and should comprise a quarter of our total … Read more

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake Recipe

chocolate olive oil cake recipe

Although it may be hard to believe, olive oil and pure chocolate are a delicious combination, which is why today we bring you this chocolate olive oil cake recipe that is very simple to make. A fast and simple recipe made with a few ingredients that almost everyone has on hand in their kitchen. The … Read more

Christmas Beef Wellington recipe, step by step

Learn how to make the world famous Christmas beef wellington recipe that is sure to be a hit this Christmas.

The origin of the Christmas beef Wellington recipe is a mystery. Some people have traced it back to Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington and a military hero of 19th-century Britain. Nicknamed the “Iron Duke,” his victories during the Napoleonic Wars catapulted him to fame, and the Battle of Waterloo earned him the Gold Medal. … Read more

Ancient uses of olive oil

Heirs of liquid gold, the 15 most important ancient uses of olive oil in history.

Olive oil has been a part of human life for centuries, but what were the ancient uses of olive oil? Many of its purposes today have been passed down from one generation to the next. Thousands of years ago, just like today, this element was used in everyday life.   The 15 most important ancient … Read more

What do experts analyze with
an olive oil quality test?

Experts perform olive oil quality tests.

When performing an olive oil quality test, it is extremely important to consider the sensory nuances and chemical parameters that guarantee quality. These tests, which are done in specialized labs, give us a greater understanding of what the “quality olive oil” label means. For example, we are able to obtain information about the quality of … Read more

The best mashed potato recipes for Thanksgiving

Three ways to make mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving

How to make the best mashed potato recipes for Thanksgiving? On this special day, a mouth-watering turkey and a hearty side of mashed potatoes can be found on almost any dinner table spread. Our goal is for your version to be the best! Learn how to make the best mashed potato recipes for Thanksgiving. Eating … Read more

What is traditional olive oil making?

The step-by-step process of traditional olive oil making

Traditional olive oil making has become a golden legacy and a time-honored tradition whose essence has hardly changed over the centuries. Although new technologies have improved the oil extraction process, techniques that are very similar to the classic mode of operation are still used. Let’s see what this consists of. First, once olives reach the … Read more

Olive oil quality by country:
around the world to
5 olive oil producing locations

Olive oil quality by country based on our location

Today we will discuss olive oil quality by country based on our location. But first we must point out that every country is different, which means that every oil is also different. The weather, the traditions for harvesting and handling the olives, the production process and even the packaging! All of these factors alter characteristics … Read more

4 coconut oil uses that you have never heard of…
but will love!

Coconut oil uses and benefits

Coconut oil uses have gained popularity, especially in recent years. Its benefits as a natural moisturizer, combined with its nutrients, smell and flavor, make it absolutely irresistible!  This article describes 4 coconut oil uses that we love: 1. Coconut oil benefits for hair Some of the coconut oil benefits for hair include: vitamin E, antioxidants … Read more

The traditional recipe with olive oil that will revolutionize your kitchen: Apple pie with dulce de leche

traditional recipe with olive oil.

When we think of a traditional recipe with olive oil, baking is probably not the first culinary art that comes to mind. However, this is the perfect way to make the most of olive oil’s excellent properties.  In this recipe, olive oil also enhances the flavor of the other ingredients. Here it is!     Apple … Read more

Acesur becomes the first olive oil company to obtain the AENOR certificate: Protocol against COVID-19

On September 30, 2020 AENOR awarded Acesur their highly-sought certification: Protocol Against COVID-19. AENOR is the organization legally responsible for the development and diffusion of technical standards in Spain.  AENOR has nearly 6,000 experts in the field with a focus on food quality and security.     Acesur was the first olive oil company to receive … Read more

Finding the perfect olive oil quality is possible

Extra virgin olive oil quality

Understanding olive oil quality will help us to choose better when shopping for oil. Selecting the best quality olive oil on the market always entails a certain degree of subjectivity by the person making the choice. However, a number of factors play a role in olive oil quality: the composition of the soil in which … Read more

Olive oil nutrients

Olive oil nutrients and health benefits

There are many olive oil nutrients because olive oil is a vegetable fat, which is essential for human life. These nutrients are precursors of certain hormones and provide the body with vitamins.  What are olive oil nutrients? The main olive oil nutrients are oleic acid, palmitic acid and linoleic acid. When discussing olive oil nutrients, … Read more

How to choose olive oil

How to choose olive oil

Selecting the right bottle of olive oil at your local store can be a challenge. Find out how to choose the right brand and the right type of olive oil.

Olive Oil Nutrition Information

olive oil nutrition information

Olive oil is 100% free of proteins, carbs, cholesterol, or sugars but is high in calories (119 kcal per tablespoon) due largely to its levels of monounsaturated fat.

14 Facts about Olive Oil

facts about olive oil

In this post we share 14 bytes of information on olive oil: scientific facts, historical anecdotes, nutritional and health information, and more.