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How Olive Oil Is Made

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The process of making olive oil. The differences between the traditional and modern method are also shown - from harvesting to grinding to extracting.
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leevike66 (5 days ago)
Greece orange juice is best
Alan Potter (6 days ago)
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Ghabby19 (10 days ago)
If Olive Oil is made out of Olives Coconut Oil is made out of Coconuts Palm Oil is made out of Palm Tress Then does it mean Baby Oil is made our of???
sureiguess1 (11 days ago)
I'm sitting here eating whole olives with blu cheese in them. I get to the part where they start grinding up the olives and i'm all like WHAT?! WTF?! Oh yea.... this is an olive OIL video." lol
GeneralArmorus (11 days ago)
Eww. Just eat olives.
Hideo Kojima (17 days ago)
Tradiinal method is quality over quantity And modern method is quantity over quantity
J C (22 days ago)
Healthy? I see plenty of fat peoples.
teddy ted (1 month ago)
I just came from how it's made: canola oil and the difference is shocking. It's safe to say I'm never using canola oil again.
Bon Summers (1 month ago)
We have a bunch of sheltered Urbanites in the comments,… just making fun of what's not already made up and packaged for them to consume.
KHTimeProtecter (1 month ago)
So, just to sum up: • Grind the olives into a paste, making sure the temperature doesn’t go above 27C (80F). (I’ve read that it’s then stirred to break up the oil.) • Press the paste between the hemp mats or spin in centrifuge until the oil is out. • (Optional) Drain. • Bottle. Am I missing anything?
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L L (1 month ago)
No offence, but we make the best olive oil here in Australia. Sorry but out of all the olive oil I have tasted in my life, Australian and New Zealand olive oil tastes amazing and fresh and Italian, Spanish and Greek olive oil is just meh, stale, bland and boring. I understand they probably send us their low grade stuff, big mistake as we have the BEST climate, soil and air for olive growing.
E hhh (1 month ago)
Only a moron would believe there is really the what so called "extra virgin olive oil". Olives do not have sex, so they are usually virgin ! Ok kidding aside, olives do not produce much oil. Different kinds of food grade oil is mixed with olive extract you called "oil" from pressed olives to become olive oil you buy in the stores. Try buying some olives, press them and, see how much so called olive oil you can get. Here's another hoax, the oil from pressed olives is NOT clear but, cloudy. Ask yourself why is your olive oil clear?? Have you ever seen olive oil in the supermarket that is cloudy? hah..
George Turner 3rd (1 month ago)
Thank you
Monero XMR (1 month ago)
Precious nectar
paul best (1 month ago)
EU olive oil = RANCID CARPOLA, BUY ONLY CALIFORNIA. Greece, spain, all racid crap
paul best (1 month ago)
@L L Oh yes I am sure Aussie oil is far superior to EU crapola,,sure the EU ships the crap to the USA, as US consumers have no idea about quality/toxic oil,. No idea at all. I perfer Australia wines over any EU wine. cali wines are good but expensive. EU has been dumping toxic OO on the USA past 50 yrs,,a few others here in the US know this as well. Paul New Orleans
L L (1 month ago)
paul best Yep, absolutely toxic mass produced stuff. Plus they export the worst stuff thinking we in the New World don’t know any better. I hate wildfires :-(. We have a very unique growing region which is Tasmania. The cooler summers produce a very unique oil. We have Boundary Bend in Victoria which is a massive, largest plantation in the Southern Hemisphere. They produce on a mass scale under multiple brands which all still smash the EU oils in blind tastings and other testing.
paul best (1 month ago)
@L L california has ideal soil, but they also have yearly wildfires which can wipe out a farm in 1 day. think about this, the EU produces so many million tons of OO, its common sense as production incrddsed overed the past 50 yrs,,quality has gone down. Its common sense. EU oil is toxic.
L L (1 month ago)
paul best Amazing!!!! Yes, you are totally correct. It’s rubbish, stale, dodgey oil. That’s a shame that oil is oil in US. Go California!!! I want to try Californian oil, will definitely buy in glass. I’d like to try South African olive oil too. Actually most of Australia’s olive trees were planted in the late 1980s-present. It’s a new thing, but didn’t take us long to test our oil against theirs!!! God bless to you, too!!!
paul best (1 month ago)
@L L well tghe australians are a very smart group of people,,,here in the USA,,,*OIl is OIL*, I am the very 1st report that EU(Greece/Spain + others) offer TOXIC oil as it sits in huge vats for months and so goes stale = toxic. I am the only one reporting. Yes california Oil is produced in smaller quanities and is produced/sold ina very short time span. I am guessing at most of this, but i bet my bank acct I am near 99% accurate. I have a incredible intuition and can see /vision things no one else can. The Cali oil is 25% more cost, but well worth the extra. I have no more upset stomach now that i switched to olny california oil. Spead the word,. Also only buy california in GLASSS, Walmart sells cali oil in glass and platic, Plastic as you know alters the flavor. = worthless. God bless.
Calista Vicente-Bradley (2 months ago)
Olives are fruit?! I thought they were vegetables
Jeff Greenwade (2 months ago)
I love watching "How it's Made" when eating that particular food.
Lucas Lindsey (2 months ago)
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george (2 months ago)
Fuck off. You are part of a death cult.
Lucas Lindsey (2 months ago)
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Milo DeMelo (2 months ago)
bro this is a how its made episode about olive oil what on earth are you going on about for
Muhammad Irfan (3 months ago)
Those Alfa Laval Decanter is the dream of any company dealing with oil.
K80 (3 months ago)
3:29 I did that once when I was 3 and thought the olive oil bottle was apple juice. I had much less of a good time than that guy.
Belqwinith S (3 months ago)
Marco Pierre endorsement
Mikaela Anne (3 months ago)
Gordon Ramsay wants to know your location
xhottestpink (3 months ago)
Sooooooooooooooooooooooo..... the olives arent washed at all? Like, at all, at all? 🤔
Jacqueline Keijzer (4 months ago)
....wed now... (H)ouwe (H)@ll-life (H)oly👀$$m(H)@et€.. ...??¿! 😂😎🥊
Yeasty Yeastington (4 months ago)
"it can be tasted like wine" Wow, I thought it was physically impossible to pour olive oil into a wine glass before this video, thanks
coltino99 (4 months ago)
If you taste olive oil for a living, I bet you’ve done fuck all else your life
CherryBlossom Glenn (4 months ago)
Why do I sometimes hear people say real olive oil doesn’t exist anymore?
Charlean The spicy meme (4 months ago)
fahad alenezi (4 months ago)
virgin olive oil hmmmm
Just a youtube commenter (4 months ago)
"the essential ingredient for the health-conscious gourmet" or the mediterranean average person with the ability to oook. I'm still taken aback by butter-frying.
Jack Brew (4 months ago)
Good olive get put in the olive shaker
Верующий Поцык (4 months ago)
Мужик выпил масло?
Anna WWB (4 months ago)
Wow! Big respect to workers 💪🏻
Caged (5 months ago)
Next: How Baby Oil is Made
Anastasis Lekkas (5 months ago)
Guys dont take it personally by on my opinion Greece have the best oil dont forget Greece have a big tradition with oil also if you think that Greece's biggest enemy saed Greek oil is the best then what else to say
Nashr26 (5 months ago)
you lost me at the end there
Darlene Works (5 months ago)
Thank you from a Sicilian . I miss home .
Jocelyn Miguel (5 months ago)
Giant Robot (5 months ago)
Those guys making that oil must have the softest hands ever. Imagine what it would be like to shake one of their hands!!
Spicy Artisan Hipster Salami (5 months ago)
My husband (and his family) have olive groves, which we cold press into oil and use. There’s no way I’d eat any oil any other way now. Yes, I know how lucky we are. Please don’t eat other oils that are processed (watch the way canola oil [aka rapeseed] is processed. With solvents, heat and bleach). The remainder of the olives are turned into a pâté for human consumption. It’s delicious
Qlique Bayt Speculations (5 months ago)
Olive oil causes infertility?
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πάρης κιάφης (5 months ago)
The leftovers can be used as fuel and not animal feed.And of course the virgin oil is the concentracion of some chemicals. when the oil is ready the take a small amount and the do a prosses and they find out if it is virgin or extra virgin or yet another type extra extra virgin oil.But if you are wondering how i know all that staf is because iam living in Greece and i am a farmer.
Kenneth see (6 months ago)
Olives should be banned too healthy and interferes with the profits from regular fats plus if it is healthier all those hospitals won't get the income from sick patients how are they going to pay the doctors their high salaries. No more ambulances or visitors there goes the profits from the petroleum companies. And why olives should be banned dammit it's unamerican. What are the idiot people thinking trying to eat healthier is better. So selfish and unsympathetic to these billionaires businesses and force them to get lower profits. Makes me sick. Let's boycott olive oil
Lokilicious (6 months ago)
Seems like a waste of the delicious olive pulp. Eat yo fiber.
m yu (6 months ago)
01:45 all the rust gets into the oil
David Sanchez Plaza (6 months ago)
Don't be cheated, use Spanish olive oil. You are welcome
Phi Nguyễn (6 months ago)
I dont know why I clicked on this thinking it was another episode of How It's ACTUALLY Made that I havent seen. I was let down.
Jahid Samed (6 months ago)
Gordon Ramsay approves this video
ചിരിയോ ചിരി (6 months ago)
Organic farming https://youtu.be/9bosCyZVb9A
CretanSifis Plays (6 months ago)
Jean Meslier (6 months ago)
When Gerber's baby (shows baby on label) first showed up in some more primitive areas of Asia, the people thought it was ground up babies.
Your Beloved Neighborhood Troll (6 months ago)
Wow I didn't know olive oil came from olives.
Scratch Dog 22 (6 months ago)
The pits can be used for fuel like in a pellet stove. Surprised this wasn't mentioned.
R7 (6 months ago)
There's a special Super Extra Virgin Olive Oil made from YouTube commenters
edmund blackadder coc (6 months ago)
Animal feed, every video..
shuruq (6 months ago)
*Gordon Ramsay heavily breathing*
Touhid (6 months ago)
4:24 Bottle of Jack Daniels 💯
Marketing Food Online (6 months ago)
Has anyone tried avacado oil?
vBDKv (6 months ago)
Olive oil is a scam 90% of the time.
Amber l (6 months ago)
Who drinks olive oil like it's wine?
itsme itsme (6 months ago)
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American5585 (6 months ago)
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Ben Hawkes (6 months ago)
Tasting like wine? Once I took i swig of olive oil thinking it was my bottle of water and honestly had the Taste in my mouth for a week!
Beverly Thacker (6 months ago)
I thought a olive was a veggie
Saad Ali's Art and Drawing (6 months ago)
Olive Oil is the lightest and healthiest oil
Michael Gostas (6 months ago)
Tassos Greek olive oil is the best
Bubby Cthulhu (6 months ago)
i n f e r i o r
DJ (6 months ago)
Who else is eating olives right now
Geneica Marie (7 months ago)
Can he stop saying LITERALLY
Aymerik Merette (7 months ago)
Good video and I love olive oil with the eggs
Rizwan khan Khan (7 months ago)
Very useful video thank you guys. 👌👍👍👍
rock&roll doctor (7 months ago)
El 80% de aceite que se vende en el mundo es aceite español bajo etiqueta italiana, mares de olivos hay en España
rock&roll doctor (7 months ago)
lo que digais, pero si tengo que comprar aceite me voy a mi pueblo 🤣🤣🤣
Darnell Hendeason (7 months ago)
Fertilizer? Why not eat the pulp?
michele lanni (7 months ago)
Cause its so bitter that you might faint Olives off the trees are so bitter its disgusting Olives that you usually eat go in baths of salt and water for i dont know how long I just remember once i ate an olive from a tree and i wanted to die for how bitter it was
Kunhikka’s Kitchen (7 months ago)
Ryan Z. (7 months ago)
hey! this is pretty slick!
TH3MS (7 months ago)
pure unfiltered yellow stuff
DEADSHOT YT (7 months ago)
Vengo por una tarea Hola soi famosos Putos
COASTA LOECSTA (7 months ago)
Olives on there on are bitter tasting and horrible
SergioMartelli (8 months ago)
Starboy 1988 (8 months ago)
Wow learned something. Didn't know a olive was a fruit.
riproar11 (5 months ago)
The majority or things that grow are technically a fruit. Avocados, tomatoes, cucumbers, walnuts are all really fruits. Corn is sold as a vegetable, but is actually a grain.
Zig Zag (8 months ago)
is it good or bad for you to drink olive oil like water.
cs512tr (8 months ago)
how olive oil is made. Gordon Ramsay bleeding into a bottle.
James walker (8 months ago)
What kind of grinder do they use to make motor oil?
red headed stepchild (8 months ago)
Hemp mats !! USA USA USA
James walker (8 months ago)
So how is baby oil made?
MrKErocks (8 months ago)
Why am I watching this? I HATE the taste of olive oil! LOL
Al Njeriu (8 months ago)
What happens if there's a squirrel in one of those trees...
bovus (8 months ago)
anyone else grossed out by that dude drinking olive oil?
Quim Roscas (8 months ago)
Portuguese extra virgin olive oil, the best in the world.
David Handshoe (8 months ago)
I heard that some European olive oil companies mix vegetable oil with the olive oil if production is short.
Pygmy Puff (8 months ago)
Olive abuse. Sign a petition to stop it.
Thierry Ware (8 months ago)
Homer Simpson: mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm olive oil centrifuge huurrrrurhrurhurhrurhrurhrhrurhhrhhh
Paul Parks (8 months ago)
It's a Scam in the U.S - It works like this - Low quality OO is falsely marketed as virgin or extra-virgin - and not even from Italy - or it's been mixed with other oils of dubious origins. At worst, it's not olive oil at all but a vegetable oil disguised with coloring and aroma. They screw us over every way they can ~
Bart Simpson (8 months ago)
*Salad joined the chat*
Joe Kaye (8 months ago)
What type of olive oil DOESN'T taste like olives (which I hate).  A local restaurant uses what they claim is olive oil for O&V salad dressing, and it doesn't taste like olives.  Anybody have a clue?
fungidungie Johnson (8 months ago)
I drain all the fat out of the hamburger when making spaghetti, I replace with olive oil, people wonder why it tastes so good, that is what makes it so good.
zac taylor (8 months ago)
Gordon Ramsay has joined the chat