August 12th at 12:00am
This is Limeni, a glimpse of a village in Mani peninsula between Messenia and Laconia in Peloponnese. It is a remote place of wild untouched nature, where the past is still present in the stone castles sprawled out in the hills. What distinguishes this region, ...
Summer nostalgia in box
July 24th at 12:00am
This is Elafonisi, a small island known for its pink sand beaches, in the southwestern part of Crete. The crystal clear warm waters, the serenity, the sunlight. Everything we enjoy when we are in Greece, we miss when we are away and is our invitation to return. Yes, I am talking about actual nostalgia. It is of no coincidence that the term nostalgia comes from the ancient Greek word Nostos, referring to ...
Being well at these times, new ways from the past
May 17th at 12:00am
Presently, we are living through a new reality. We read about it and live it in our daily life. It is an unusual time, our habits have changed. It is not easy, it's true. There is something that we can gain, though. Among the thousands of difficulties, what can remain with us when this is all over? Keeping in mind that this is a commercial site, not a psychology or philosophy site, we do not claim to teach anything to anyone. But this site sells food. The link between food and well-being is strong and undeniable.
Greek Easter: a glimpse at the essence of olive oil in popular culture
April 9th at 12:00am
Easter in spring, arrives with the message of hope and it inspires people to follow the process of regeneration in body and spirit. A promise of rebirth, a time we reach out to family and friends, renew our ties and celebrate hope and health.
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.