Organic Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil

December 08, 2017 in Category: What's New

While traveling in the Puglia region of Italy (that’s the “heel” of Italy’s geographical “boot”), our Product Developer tasted an extra virgin olive oil so unbelievably delicious, she was determined to bring said olive oil stateside— more specifically, to our shelves— so our customers could have the chance to taste it as well. Thanks to her determination, we’re proud to introduce Trader Joe’s Organic Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil—DOP Terra di Bari Castel del Monte.

Guide to Extra Virgin Olive Oil

May 06, 2015 in Category: Guides

Hippocrates called olive oil “the great therapeutic.” Homer called it “liquid gold.” For some, that’s reason enough to slap on a high price tag and call it a day. Not at Trader Joe’s. Our buyers seek out Extra Virgin Olive Oils from experienced producers in the world’s best growing regions—Spain, Italy, Greece, California... Then our tasting panel examines them from every angle: body, fruitiness, bitterness, pungency and, of course, price. Only those that receive high marks across the board are bottled under the Trader Joe’s name and brought to you. Before we examine what’s in those bottles, let’s take a look at what it means to be Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Guide To Olive Oil Tasting

April 27, 2015 in Category: Guides

Looking for some engaging, foodie fun? Yearning to discover the oil that sings to you? We recommend putting on a Trader Joe’s Olive Oil tasting. In fact, it’s exactly what we did to come up with the critical product details for our Guide To Extra Virgin Olive Oil. It’s delicious, educational fun that provokes taste-ful conversation. And we make the planning and assembly very low-stress with our play-by-play of How To Host an Olive Oil Tasting...