Muiskraal Olives makes amazing oils. The oils are cold extracted and were awarded various medals included gold in the delicate category in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Extra virgin olive oil is mechanically pressed (you may see the term cold-pressed) rather than being produced by chemical means.
It has an acidity level of less than 0.8%. It is also tasted for flavour before being certified. Fine or Virgin Olive Oil has an acidity of less than 2%. It often uses slighter riper olives
Olives are very high in vitamin E and other powerful antioxidants. Studies show that they are good for the heart and may protect against osteoporosis and cancer. The healthy fats in olives are extracted to produce olive oil, one of the key components of the incredibly healthy Mediterranean diet.