I used to buy oil at a refill store. Do you need me to explain that? OK. You take your own bottle, they refill it with oil. Why bother? Because all oil bought in shops has some plastic. Yes even the glass bottles with the plastic lined metal lid and the plastic lined tins of oil.
2015 and it was back to the plastic! Defra banned ‘On tap’ olive oil. The following is taken form their website….
“These oils mustn’t be sold ‘on tap’ in their pure form: extra virgin olive oil, virgin olive oil, olive oil composed of refined olive oils and virgin olive oils, olive pomace oil
I have no idea what is going on! For now you can buy olive oil on tap from
In the past I have seen it at
The butchers St Agnes, Devon
Wholefood Supermarket Cheltenham & London
And (thanks to Carol Henshaw) the following in Scotland
Demijohn – Victoria St, Edinburgh refill oil & vinegar (and spirits at Demijohn).
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