Segment 2: How the Harvest Impacts Quality (18 minutes) 

It all starts with the olive tree and the olive fruit. This segment illustrates how olive oil is harvested, including the connection between the labor and the costs of production. It is easy to understand why olive oils cost as much as they do...and why you get what you pay for!

Q&A: During the Q&A commentary on this segment, the hosts describe the super high density method of production, which was not covered during the “How Does It Grow” video. The hosts also address why the polyphenol content may vary depending on the oil, as well as the connections between olive oil and health, including recommended daily consumption. Also asked and answered….how does color impact flavor?

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