Why choose Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Have you ever wondered which are the factors that make Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) differentiate from olive oils of other origins? According to scientific research, Greek EVOO contains more polyphenols than EVOO of other origins; polyphenols are antioxidants that fight against many diseases like high blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity and certain types of …

The olive tree

The olive tree was a symbol of the goddess Athena. A symbol of wisdom and excellence. The use of olive oil for therapeutic purposes has been known since 4000 BC. Aristotle turned the cultivation of olives into a science. Solon was the first one to establish laws for protecting the olive tree. Homer likened olive …

The health benefits of EVOO

Olive oil contains vitamins E and K, which are ideal for your cardiovascular health. Vitamin E helps for the formation of blood cells, Vitamin K helps for normal blood clotting. It also contains iron, calcium, potassium and sodium in small amounts. Daily consumption of just 23g of olive oil could keep your heart healthy, reducing …