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Why are different oils different colors?

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Why are different oils different colors?

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The Olive Oil Source
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The color of the oil will not reliably predict the taste of the oil. Greener oils are usually pressed from greener olives earlier in the season. Some varieties have a greener or more golden oil than others, but oils are often blended from several varieties.

Date: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2005

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