Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

AMD, a leader in the distribution of bulk olive oil in the United States, has developed strategic relationships with important exporters/producers of Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

A natural extension of our conventional olive oil business, AMD takes great care in the selection of good quality Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. We strive for a consistent taste profile during the harvest season. Our producers control all aspects of the Organic Process of selection, crushing and maintaining the oil at prime conditions of quality and stability for the US market.

DESCRIPTIONOrganic Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the edible oil obtained by the mechanical expression of naturally occurring oils from the clean, wholesome fruit of the olive tree (olea europaea), producing an oil having a light to moderate flavor intensity. Solvent extracted oils, or oils obtained by any means other than mechanical expressing shall not be used.
ORIGIN:Spain, Tunisia and Argentina – Certificate of Origin provided by supplier with every shipment.
PURITY:Free of residue (B refined) or re-esterified oils. Must meet all Codex Alimentarius standards
CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS:Each shipment to include certificate.
PROCEDURE – Visual & Organoleptic
APPEARANCE, FLAVOR & COLOR:This olive oil appears as a transparent, light green to green free flowing oily liquid having a viscosity typical of vegetable oil. It shall be free of sediment and foreign material.
IOC SPECUSDA SPECAMD SPEC
WEIGHT:7.61 lbs./gallon
Median of Defect (Md) =


0

Me = 0Same as IOCSame as IOC
Median of the Fruity


(Mf)

Me > 0Same as IOCSame as IOC
FATTY ACID ETHYL ESTERS (FAEEs):FAEEs < 30 mg/kg (after 2015 crop year)≤ 30 mg/kg
PEROXIDE VALUE:≤ 20 mg/kg A.O.C.S.


Cd8-53

Same as IOC≤ 10 mg/kg A.O.C.S


Cd8-53

IODINE VALUE:75 – 94 A.O.C.S. Cd1-25
REFRACTIVE INDEX: (25°C)1,4660 – 1,4890


A.O.C.S. Cc7-75

FREE ACIDITY: (% m/m


expressed in oleic acid)

< 0.8Same as IOC≤ .60 (% m/m expressed


in oleic acid) A.O.C.S. Ca5-40 A.O.C.S. Cd8-53

ABSORPTION: (in ultra


violet at 270 nm)

≤ 0.22Same as IOC≤ 0.25
K232≤ 2.50≤ 2.50 ᵃ (see footnote)≤ 1.80 At time of loading
Δ K≤ 0.01Same as IOCSame as IOC
MOISTURE AND VOLATILE MATTER:


(% m/m)

≤ 0.2Same as IOCSame as IOC
INSOLUBLE


IMPURITIES

≤ 0.01Same as IOCSame as IOC
TRACE METALS:


(mg/kg)

Iron≤ 3.0Same as IOCSame as IOC
Copper≤ 0.1Same as IOCSame as IOC
Heavy Metals Lead (Pb) Aresnic (As) 


Maximum permissible Content is 0.1 mg/kg

 


Same as IOC

 


Same as IOC

WAX CONTENT:


(mg/kg)

≤ 150≤ 250Same as IOC
SAPONIFICATION:184-196 A.O.C.S. Cd3-25
UNSAPONIFIABLE


MATTER: g/kg

≤ 15Same as IOCSame as IOC
HALOGENATED SOLVENTS:Maximum content of each halogenated solvent


0.1 mg/kg


Maximum content of all halogenated solvents 0.2 mg/kg

Same as IOCSame as IOC
PESTICIDE RESIDUES:The products covered by this standard shall comply with those maximum residue limits established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission for these commoditiesSame as IOCSee FDA Import Alert on Pesticides
DESMETHYLSTEROL COMPOSITION: (% total sterols)
Cholesterol≤ 0.5Same as IOCSame as IOC
Brassicasterol≤ 0.1Same as IOCSame as IOC
Campesterol≤ 4.0≤ 4.5 ᵇ (see footnote)Same as IOC
Delta Δ Stigmastenol≤ 0.5Same as IOCSame as IOC
StigmasterolLess than CampesterolSame as IOCSame as IOC
Apparent beta- sitosterol:


beta-sitosterol + delta-5-avenasterol + delta-5-23- stigmastadienol + clerosterol +


sitostanol = delta 5-24


stigmastadienol

≥ 93.0Same as IOCSame as IOC
Total Sterols (mg/kg)≥ 1000Same as IOCSame as IOC
SUM


Erythrodiol+Uvaol%

≤ 4.5Same as IOCSame as IOC
FATTY ACID COMPOSITION: (% m/m methyl esters) For All Grades
Myristic AcidC 140:0 ≤ 0.03Same as IOCSame as IOC
Palmitic AcidC 16:0 7.50 – 20.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Palmitoleic AcidC 16:1 0.30 – 3.50Same as IOCSame as IOC
Heptadecanoic AcidC 17:0: ≤ 0.30Same as IOCSame as IOC
Heptadecanoic AcidC 17:1 ≤ 0.30Same as IOCSame as IOC
Stearic AcidC 18:0 0.50 – 5.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Oleic AcidC 18:1 55.00 – 83.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Linoleic AcidC18:2 3.50 – 21.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Linolenic AcidC 18:3 ≤ 1.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Arachidic AcidC20:0 ≤ 0.60Same as IOCSame as IOC
Gadoleic Acid


(eicosanoic)

C20:1 ≤ 0.40Same as IOCSame as IOC
Behenic AcidC22:0 ≤ 0.20Same as IOCSame as IOC
Lignoceric AcidC24:0 ≤ 0.20Same as IOCSame as IOC
Trans Fatty Acid (T) content (%) C 18:1T  ͨ


(see foot note)

 


≤ 0.05

 


Same as IOC

 


Same as IOC

Trans Fatty Acid content (%)


C18:2T + 18:3T

 


≤ 0.05

 


Same as IOC

 


Same as IOC

Maximum difference between actual and theoretical ECN 42


triacylglycerol content

≤ 0.2Same as IOCSame as IOC
Content of 2-glyceryl monopalmitate (2P) C 16:0 ≤ 14%


C 16:0 ≤ 14%

 


 


2P ≤ 0.9%


2P ≤ 1.0%

 


 


Same as IOC Same as IOC

 


 


Same as IOC Same as IOC

SMOKE POINT:320°F – 380°F
FLASH POINT:437°F
FIRE POINT:650°F
SPECIFIC GRAVITY:.909 to .915 at 25°F
SOLIDIFY POINT:30°F – 50°F
STORAGE:Keep in a cool, dry place and avoid direct contact with light
SHELF LIFE:12 months maximum from the filing date / Julian date on COA. We suggest using the product as soon as possible.


Shelf life can deviate once opened, stored under proper conditions should last 6 to 9 months.

MARKINGS:As per the buyer specification suggested:


  • ORGANIC EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

  • MANUFACTURER

  • IMPORTER

  • BATCH NUMBER

  • SPECIFICATION NUMBER

  • PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER

PACKAGING:Drums, Totes (IBC) Flexitanks and Tank wagons
DOCUMENTS:
  • Lot or batch numbers

  • Date of manufacture

  • Certificate of Analysis

  • Pesticide Report

  • Kosher Certificate if required

INGREDIENT SPECIFICATION:All deliveries of Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil shall comply in every respect to the requirements of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, as amended and regulations promulgated there under, as well as applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances (in effect on the date of shipment) substantially similar thereto. In addition, the product shall comply to the above specifications.

ᵃ Commercial partners in the country of retail sale may require compliance

 

ᵇ Campesterol values between 4.0 and 4.5 would be subject to further testing

ͨ Fatty acid with 18 carbon atoms (C) and one trans isomer (T) See our FDA Import Alert on Pesticides