Hojiblanca olive oil has some bitterness average features compared to other varieties. On the other hand, its content in oleic acid is medium, around 65 to 70 per cent of the total fatty acids. This makes it more resistant to oxidation at high temperatures that other varieties like the arbequina or the royal.
In this way the hojiblanca olive oil can be used for frying and in crude interchangeably. On the other hand, and according to the people from Cordoba and Malaga, it is an olive oil that "grows" a lot in the pan, so that frying with hojiblanca olive oil quite cheaper than initially it might appear.
The hojiblanca olive oil has generally a golden green colour, although it depends on the state of ripeness of the fruit at the moment of milling. The greener is the olive, the greener will be the olive oil produced.
Hojiblanca olive oil consumers tend to be very reliable to the consumption of this variety because it has a very typical flavour and aroma.