What is fruitiness?

Olive oils are categorized into levels of intensity and fruitiness. Delicate oils are gently fruit and lightly peppery and robust oils are strongly fruity, bitter and pungent. Medium ones are in the middle. You can choose a delicate, medium or robust oil depending on your preference and What you’re using it for.

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