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Consumer Reports Rates Oilive Oil


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Consumer Reports Rates Oilive Oil

junescook | Aug 9, 2012 10:42 AM

In the September 2012 edition that arrived last weekend, CU published their ratings of 23 olive oils. They noted that the two rated excellent came from California. The ratings and Price per ounce follow

McEvoy Ranch $1.73
Trader Joe's California Estate $0.35

O-Live & Co. $.0.53
B.R. Cohn $1.79
Lucini Premium $0.93
Kirkland Signature (Costco) 0.35
365 Everyday Value (Whole Foods) 0.38
California Olive Ranch 0.42

GOOD -- fine for cooking
Newman's Own Organics 0.46
Colavita 0.56
Filipo Berio Organic 0.42
Star 0.34
Archer Farms 0.53

FAIR -- "few psitive attributes"
Pompeian 0.32
Crisco 0.30
Great Value (Walmart) 0.28
Goya 0.38
Filipo Berio 0.34
Bertolli 0.39
Mazoli 0.28

POOR "odd tasting, with one or more strong flaws that aren't likely to be masked by cooking."
Botticelli 0.28
Pompeian Organic 0.33
Capatriti 0.22

I think the full article may be avilable on line during the month of September.

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