Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where should I store my extra virgin olive oil so that it lasts longer?

A: Store your bottle of AlEv Oil Co. EVOO in a cool, dark place, like a pantry closet.  


Q: Can I fry with extra virgin olive oil?

A: Yes, it is actually a great oil to use because it stands up well given the smoking temperature (380˚F - 400˚F) is above the ideal frying temperature (350˚F-365˚F). Here is what the International Olive Oil Council (IOOC) has to say about frying food with olive oil.


Q: How can I tell the difference between the various grades of olive oil available on the market?

A: Extra virgin olive oil is virgin olive oil which has a free acidity, expressed as oleic acid, of not more than 0.8 grams per 100 grams, and the other characteristics of which correspond to those fixed for this category in this standard. Our 100% pure premium Greek extra virgin olive oil consistently has an acidity level of <0.4

For more information, please visit the International Olive Oil Council (IOOC) website.