Before we get into what exactly is cold press, we first need to understand what is refined oils and the problems associated with refined oils. Oils as known to mankind was never meant to be extracted using the refined oil methodology. It was supposed to be just natural extraction. Back in the day, wood press (ghani) was the norm for the same. Then Refined oils came in and completely took over the market. The column on the left details out the process for refining oil and on the right is how cold press oils are made.