Extra Virgin Oil:
It comes from the first cold-pressing of olives, with an absolutely impeccable taste and aroma, fruity, contains not more than 0.8% acidity and is judged to have a superior taste, used a primary ingredient, enriches the taste of food.
Olive oil (or) Pure Olive oil :
A blend of refined olive and extra virgin olive oil. Acidity is less than 1%. An healthy choice of cooking oil, typically used as the base for salad dressings and in general cooking. It is wonderful with sauteed vegetables. Good medium for frying.
Olive Pomace oil :
A blend of refined olive pomace oil and extra virgin olive oil fit for human consumption and used for deep frying.
Why Olive oil as cooking medium :
Olive oil is RICH in monounsaturated fat. Most notably oleic acid, studies suggest that higher proportion of monounsaturated fats in the diet is linked with a reduction in the risk of coronary disease. In ancient Greece, it was a matter of hygiene practice to consume 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil every morning which helped to deal with simple chronic constipation and stomach ulcers. Now inspite of advancement in modern medicine, this practice is recommended for its positive influence on the digestion.