Olive oil is made by crushing olives and processing them in a way to create oil. It is popular throughout the world, but thrives in places like Italy and Greece.
Olive oil tastes mediocre on its own, and is generally used to coat other foods with the intention of making them oily. Some people believe that olive oil is an elixir of sorts, but modern science has shown us that itís not a good idea to consume any form of oil in excess.
Olive Oil became an official snack on May 1st 2012.