Fruits

A Bit about Olive Oil

A Bit about Olive Oil

Like wine, extra virgin olive oil is a product of a natural fruit, the quality and character of which is largely dependent on the climate. And like the grape vine, there are a many different varieties of olive, each producing olive oils with distinctive style […]

Are Your Avocados Turning Brown or Gray?

Are Your Avocados Turning Brown or Gray?

What makes a cut avocado turn brown? Cut avocados turn brown for the same reason that cut peaches and apples darken: the oxidation of phenolic compounds. Almost all fruits (and avocado is a fruit) contain phenolic compounds, which turn brown when they react with oxygen. […]