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.
PHILIPPOS HELLENIC GOODS is Number 1 in the Top 20 Greek Product Design Awards. That is in addition to the Gold Medals for Quality in New York and Tokyo, which are all important recognitions for us. Our designer, Miltos Skouras, talks about the relationship between product identity and product image to promote quality.
Harvesting and using olive oil in ancient times had some similarities to our own era, but also some distinct differences. They were focused more on the health benefits of olive oil than the taste. For example, in ancient Hellenic culture there were three distinct harvest periods for three distinct categories of olive oil.