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Debunking 5 Common Olive Oil Myths

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Debunking 5 Common Olive Oil Myths

Olive oil is a dietary fat that has many uses, from cooking and enhancing the flavors of your favorite dish to having natural antioxidants and providing several health benefits. While olive oil has been around for centuries, there are many myths and misconceptions that surround this high-flavored culinary ingredient.  At Texana Brands, our olive oil growers, producers, and distributors have put together this blog to help set the record straight. Below you will find answers to five common myths and misconceptions about olive oil.  Table of Contents: Myth #1: You Shouldn’t Cook with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Myth #2: The...

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How Olive Oil Is Made: An Overview

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How Olive Oil Is Made: An Overview

Turning olives into olive oil is a craft that has been practiced for centuries, and various techniques have been passed down from generation to generation. Many historians believe that the making of olive oil originated in the ancient Mediterranean basin, most likely in Greece.  The olive oil producers of today use a variety of methods depending on the region, with each having its unique way of turning olives into healthy and flavorful olive oil. But how exactly is olive oil made?  In this blog, our olive oil experts, producers, and manufacturers at Texana Brands will cover: What olive oil is,...

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Are Olive Oil and Vegetable Oil the Same Thing? Understanding The Difference

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Are Olive Oil and Vegetable Oil the Same Thing? Understanding The Difference

When looking for the perfect cooking oil, you have an endless amount of available options. Out of the many available options, olive oil and vegetable oil are the most popular.  But are olive oil and vegetable oil the same thing? The short answer is no. They are very different!  At Texana Brands, our professional olive oil producers and distributors want to help clear up any confusion regarding these cooking oil products. In this blog, our team will discuss: What olive oil is What vegetable olive oil is Olive oil and vegetable oil differences  What makes olive oil the healthier option...

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Garlic Infused Olive Oil: Delicious Uses and Surprising Benefits

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Olive oil is one of the most versatile culinary oils there is. Garlic is a vegetable that's been a favored ingredient for centuries, known for its powerful flavor and many health benefits. Naturally, garlic infused olive oil makes for a winning combination among chefs, beginner cooks, and medical professionals alike.

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Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is Better

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Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil Is Better

It is common knowledge that olive oil is one of the most recognized oils. However, not all types of olive oils are created equal.

There are significant differences between traditional, virgin, and extra virgin olive oil. All of which are essential to understand before adding any of these fats into your diet.

In this blog, our experts at Texana brands cover what extra virgin olive oil is, the differences between each type, and why extra virgin olive oil is better!

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