Located only one mile from the west coast of Mykonos, in the center of the Aegean Sea, Delos is a world pilgrimage of culture; for centuries it was the powerful capital of the world, a stone in the sea bathed in light. The Cyclades owe their name to the fact that they encircle Delos, to protect and honor the sanctuary of the god of the sun, Apollo.
Spring is the time of rebirth. The word used in many languages to name this season, expresses the meaning of a yearning and a new birth. In Eurasian languages for example, it contains the Sanskrit root Vas- meaning shine and burn that is recognized in many languages (primavera, primtemps, примавера, vår, ...). Spring is expressed with an ideogram in Chinese and Japanese, formed 春 by sprout 屯 and 日 sun. In English, spring comes from Sanskrit sprhayati meaning desires eagerly. The Greek άνοιξη is to open. It is the rebirth of nature acknowledged in many traditions and symbols, for example the egg.
Pumpkin and olive oil have their roots in myths and legends that reach us through the mists of time and are linked to enlightenment. The custom of creating illumination spread among the Celtic peoples of Ireland and Scotland. On the night of October 31st, burning coal was placed in carved out tubers such as potatoes, turnips or beets. This made them look scary enough to frighten away ...
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.
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.
"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.
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 ...