Lampante olive oil is virgin olive oil that does not meet the chemical analysis of the extra virgin grade.
In the old days, they used lampante oil as fuel for lamps (hence the name).
It has a free acidity, expressed as oleic acid, of more than 3.3 grams per 100 grams (3.3%) and/or organoleptic and other characteristics corresponding to those fixed for this category in the International Olive Council standards.
Lampante is suitable for refining or technical use. It is made from poor quality fruit or careless processing. It is not fit for human consumption as it is.
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