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Our Crazy-Good House EVOO Has A New Home!

Nobody’s house-blend EVOO can compare to ours. You might notice this beloved kitchen staple has a new look. We’ve switched to an opaque bottle, which will protect your superb oil from one of EVOO’s mortal enemies: light. Light oxidizes the oil, speeding up its degradation. Now your oil is safe! Our All-Purpose EVOO, our Organic EVOO, and […]

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Fall Head Over Heels for Cabeço Das Nogueiras Unfiltered Extra Virgin Olive Oil

As a kid, Alberto Serralha played in his grandfather’s olive groves near Abrantes, in central Portugal, where the Rio Tejo flows toward Lisbon. Olive oil is in his blood. With a childhood spent watching his granddad harvest and mill olives from ancient trees, Alberto knows what great oils should look like, smell like, and taste […]

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Fairway Grapeseed Oil

Why Fairway Grapeseed Oil is Great!

I’m so glad that people are finally getting the message that not all fats are bad for you. The fact is that there are many fats that improve your health. Made from the seeds in the pomace or the solid left over after pressing grapes to make wine, grapeseed oil is one of the most […]

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Healthy Olive Oil

Strike Gold with Body-Rich Olive Oil!

Olive oil has been around since ancient times in Greece, Rome and Spain. Olives have been a part of religion, mythology, and culture and have been a symbol of peace and victory dating back to ancient civilizations. Modern science supports the idea that olive oil has many health benefits. Extra virgin olive oil has long […]

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Olive Oil & Olives

Why Fairway’s EVOO is Exceptional

We’ve seen the face – your expression of sheer delight when you visit our olive oil stations in our stores. Next, cue the amusement-park level of enjoyment as you taste with a sense of discovery, relishing the depth of flavor that bursts in your mouth. In my Ode to Olive Oil essay, I expounded on […]

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Olive Oil and Olives

The Truth About First Cold-Pressed Olive Oil

Outside of Fairway, many olive oils are labeled as “first cold pressed,” but that doesn’t mean anything anymore. These days olives are hardly ever crushed, or pressed, except in tiny mills that still have old equipment — and even in those instances, it’s typically for old times’ sake, or for tourists! Olive millers used to […]

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Olive Oil Bar

Ode to Olive Oil

Sheer, absolute and tiresome rubbish, all this misinformation and nonsense I read on innumerable internet sites about olive oil. Truly, I despair of the worldwide stranglehold the internet has us in, such a muddle of cant and blather, and one can only imagine the mess we’re in if all of life’s other subjects are treated […]

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