WHERE IS AYVALIK IN TURKEY?

Turkey is located at east part of Mediterranean, where the beautiful coast of Aegean Sea is shared with Turkey and Greece. Both countries have wealthy olive trees groving on the coast and inland.

Ayvalik geographic region is a very special region that produces beautiful olive and olive oil by its natural and soft climatic conditions and the quality of the soil. It has already been known as a trademark by world for hundreds of years. Ayvalik Chamber of Commerce has taken its geographical registration with its valuable works and put it into practice.

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WHAT IS VIRGIN OLIVE OIL?

Virgin olive oil is obtained from the olive only, using solely mechanical or other physical means, in conditions, particularly thermal conditions, which do not alter the oil in any way. It is pure fruit juice, so to speak. It also meets a set of chemical standards.

WHAT IS REFINED OLIVE OIL?

Refined olive oil is obtained by treating low quality or defective virgin olive oil with the use of charcoal and other chemical and physical filters. An obsolete equivalent is “pure olive oil”. Note that no solvents are used in the refining process.

WHAT DOES COLD PRESSED MEAN?

Cold pressed or Cold extraction means “that the oil was not heated over a certain temperature (usually 80 °F (27 °C)) during processing, thus retaining more nutrients and undergoing less degradation.