How the quality of bottling affects the quality of extra virgin olive oil
Relevant information on the labeling of extra virgin olive oil
The information that appears on a bottling label may vary depending on the type of product, but generally, there are certain key elements that are important and essential to consumers. Here are some of the most important pieces of information:
Clearly identifies the product. In the case of olive oils, this could include the type of oil (extra virgin, virgin, etc.) and, in your case, the specific name "PH5 by Cortijo La Muralla brand".
Origin and Variety:
Indicate where the product comes from and, in the case of olive oils, the olive variety used. Grade of quality (in the case of olive oils): In the case of olive oils, the grade of quality is crucial. For example, "Extra Virgin" is the highest grade and is obtained by cold mechanical methods. Net content: Indicates the quantity of product inside the container. It can be expressed in volume (liters, milliliters) or weight (grams, kilograms).
Provides details on nutritional values, such as calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, protein, etc. Expiration date or packing date: Indicates when the product was packaged or when it expires. This is especially important for perishable products.
Storage instructions: Provides recommendations on how to store the product to ensure freshness and quality.
Manufacturer or distributor information: Includes the name and address of the manufacturer or distributor. This is useful in case of questions, problems or for further information. Allergens: If the product contains ingredients that are allergenic, there should be a clear statement on the label. Barcode: Facilitates the process of scanning the product at the cash register and may contain production lot information. It is important to read the entire label to fully understand what you are buying and to make sure it meets your dietary needs and preferences.