The cold weather is here, it is in the air
December 2nd at 12:00am
The cold weather has arrived, winter is just around the corner, in the air there is the feeling of Christmas. It's the right time for apéritifs, dinner and toasting with good friends and family. But it is also time for the first colds and the need to slow down.
Why oil quality is not an option
April 7th at 12:00am
Temperature, light, oxygen are the real enemies. An Extra Virgin Olive Oil excellent at pressing time, will quickly lose a large part of its qualities if not treated promptly and properly. Precisely because it is a totally natural food, its characteristics evolve rapidly over time at the risk of a drastic loss of quality. And that's exactly where the problem lies.
Bag-in-box. A consumer friendly packaging
July 23rd at 12:00am
Packaging is one of the major concerns for the safety of our planet. At Philippos Hellenic Goods we put great effort daily, to stand up to environmentally friendly solutions. Bag-in-box is the answer. Philippos Hellenic Goods uses 3L bag in box for Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Designed to store and transfer liquids, it is made of multiple metalized film layers, to be filled with food products and withstand temperatures up to 85 degrees Celsius.
A bit of Greece in my house!
July 7th at 12:00am
"Finally, at the end of the holidays I can take home a bit of Greece, something that will make me savor the scent of the sea, the mild weather, the light, the warm and dry wind". In a quiet corner 20 meters from the sea and behind the fish market you cannot miss the Philippos shop, a place to meet, taste and talk.
Why are Muscle Builders Embracing EVOO?
May 10th at 12:00am
On a recent search through muscle building and fitness websites, I was surprised to see very positive articles about Extra Virgin Olive Oil and its relation to muscle building. So why are muscle builders embracing Extra Virgin Olive Oil? Muscle builders have known about the muscle building capability of good quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil for many years. In the beginning, they simply consumed it for the “clean calories” it contains and the fact that it is easily digested. Therefore ...
5 things you didn't know about Extra Virgin BIO/Organic Olive Oil
October 12th at 12:00am
There are more than a few varieties of extra virgin olive oil available in the international market, covering a wide range of preferences. Among them, you can find organic olive oil, which is usually distributed in organic shops or delicatessens.
Athletes and the benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
September 27th at 12:00am
«Νοῦς ὑγιής ἐν σώματι ὑγιεῖ». That's the ancient Greek saying which means "a healthy mind in a healthy body" and underlines the necessity for keeping both your mind and body in shape. Greece has a great tradition in sports -considering they were the ones who introduced The Olympic Games- as well as in extra virgin olive oil.
Meet the authentic Aegina pistachio at the 9th Fistiki Fest
September 12th at 12:00am
Aegina, a small island at the heart of Argosaronic Gulf, has so many things to love: sandy beaches, picturesque alleys, authentic fish tavernas, traditional villages, the ancient ruins of the Temple of Goddess Afaia. Yet, this island is famous for its pistachios. This remarkable nut which has been called superfood and has inspired every possible recipe, from marmalades and Mojito cocktails to soaps and face creams.
We welcome you in our store in Aegina
September 6th at 12:00am
A place of minimal design, where you can find and taste all of our products -Kalamata olives, Greek extra virgin olive oil and Aegina pistachios, become acquainted with their origin, maintenance and learn how to identify the extra virgin olive oil of high quality.
Ancient wisdom for a long life
July 27th at 12:00am
Since I can remember, my grandmother used to tell me: "If you want to live a long and healthy life, eat only what you can grow in your backyard". Well, that sounds rather difficult for someone living in the city, but I think the main idea is eating mostly fruits and vegetables. This is the groundwork of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.