Does Olive Oil Freeze?

does olive oil freeze

Yes, olive oil freezes at 39 to 41°F. It's a liquid and pure fat so has pretty much no water content.

Should You Freeze Olive Oil 

No, you should never freeze olive oil because it causes the product to lose much of its nutritional value and accelerates the deterioration processes. It can also cause the product to lose some of its flavor and aroma or separate and change its texture, affecting the taste of your dish.

You also should never keep it in the fridge.

So How Should I Store It

Instead, store olive oil in a cool, dark, place. Like a pantry or cupboard. Read more about proper storage practices here.

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