Innovation in olive oil packaging processing techniques have been the same since its existence. It wasn’t until Anthony Gattineri brought back the basic product from Italy that he decided to add a new dimension—to westernize it. The blending of extra virgin oils to achieve optimum pallet tastes, as he claims, is to suit the American pallet. Twenty years ago, the green color of strong extra virgin oil was frowned upon and the peppery flavor had been considered inedible.
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