THE OLIVE OIL
The Olive Oil culture
Greece is the country, where from the Ancient times in mythology, olive oil was in the centre of all activities. It nourished, heated, gave light to homes and was used in ceremonies. Since then it left its strong imprint on the Greek culture, evident in Art and as the mother of Mediterranean cooking.
Olive Oil nutrition
The Mediterranean diet is characterized by its wide use of olive oil, fresh vegetable and fruit in season, cereals and legumes. It is highly recommended by the International Medical community for its nutritional value. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is adopted by an increasing number of people ...
Olive Oil benefits
The vital benefits of the use of Extra Virgin Olive Oil in daily consumption has been endorsed by medical experts as the basis of good nutrition. Its therapeutic properties act as prevention against many diseases, and promote healing, good health, vitality, fitness, and longevity.
When you say tradition in Greece, olive oil is one of the first things that come to mind. It identifies with so many scenes of the Greek life. Its aroma permeates the narrow white washed streets of the islands, it reaches the water’s edge of the blue Aegean, it delicately rises from the small tavernas.