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Greek Corinthian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 5lt Tin, premium production from Nemea.
Greek Corinthian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 5lt Tin, premium production from Nemea :
Considered a gift from the Gods and a peace symbol, the olive tree and its precious fruit have been interwoven with the Greek tradition for the past 5,000 years. Olive oil, known from antiquity for its miraculous properties, was for Hippocrates, the great ancient healer, a fact that has been confirmed by modern scientific research.
A Source of many nutrients, olive oil is a basic ingredient of the Mediterranean Diet. It contributes to balanced nutrition, stabilizes the metabolism and assists in the healthy development of children. Rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, it helps keep cholesterol levels low. It is a source of natural antioxidants (polyphenols), contains vitamin E, contributes to the strengthening of the immune system and retards the ageing process.
Sellas Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a well-balanced olive oil that derives from cold-pressing of excellent quality olives, has low acidity (up to 0.5%), maintains the freshness of the aromas of the Greek olive grove and accompanies harmoniously any culinary creation.
Sellas Ltd has been in operation since 1992, in the sector of production and sale of Greek Olive oil. In its contemporary facilities, olive oil is produced under excellent conditions and stored in an ideal environment. The company's experience and knowledge, are in a position to ensure the quality of its olive oil's natural and organoleptic (sensory) characteristics because it controls all processes, both in the olive grove at the olive press, along with its storage, standardization and transport.
The olive groves are in the northeastern part of the Peloponnese, in Greece, in a place called : Nemea. In Greek mythology, Nemea was ruled by king Lycurgus and queen Eurydice. Nemea was famous in Greek myth as the home of the Nemean Lion, which was killed by the ancient hero Heracles.
- Exclusively produced from the prime olive variety ''Megaritiki ''. Olives of the Megaritiki variety are selected by hand and then cold pressed to produce the unique monovarietal Sellas extra virgin olive oil. The oil is characterized by its intense fruitiness and sweet notes that balance the bitter and spicy aftertaste.
Nutritional values (per 100ml):
- Energy: 3700Kj /896 kcal
- Proteins: 0gr
- Total Carbohydrate: 0gr
- Acids: 0,5gr
- Saturated fats: 15gr
- Mono unsaturated fats: 100gr
- Polysaturates: 7gr
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Dietary fibres: 0mg
- Sodium: 0mg
SELLAS production process is certified with Food Safety Management System ISO 22OO:2002 and Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008.
2018 Silver Medal Award on the NYIOOC world's largest and most prestigious olive oil contest. Awarded with Silver Standard of Excellence for High Phenolic Levels by The Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards Committee 2016. Silver Medal Award on London International Olive Oil Competition 2016