What is pomace olive oil? 100% pure Olive oil! Pomace is obtained from the pulp left over after Extra Virgin Olive oil is pressed. Yes, there’s still oil left in the pulp, which attests to the oily goodness of olives! The difference between the two is that 100% pure Olive oil Pomace is refined and has less of the odor and taste that is present in Extra Virgin Olive oil. This makes olive oil a great choice for personal care products and industrial applications.