Tips for storing olive oil
A quality olive oil can lose its goodness over time if not stored correctly. To stop this happening, we’ve put together this collection of simple tips on how to correctly store your olive oil.
Elements to protect olive oil from
In order to avoid oil oxidation, it’s important that you seal the bottle or tin back up as soon as you've finished using it using a hermetic seal, in order to prevent oxygen from coming into contact with the oil as much as possible. It’s a good idea to use a container whose size matches your consumption habits: a 3-5 liter tin is going to need to be opened and closed constantly, with the oil exposed to the air too frequently as a result.
Last but not least, it’s vital that olive oil containers are stored away from unpleasant odors in order to drastically reduce the likelihood of these being absorbed by the oil and the oil's organoleptic qualities being affected. For example, one place you don’t want to store olive oil is under the sink, next to the detergents and other products which could affect the aroma.
Simple steps for excellent results