Our Cretan Extra virgin olive produced exclusively from the prime olive variety ‘’ Koroneiki’’. Its max acidity is 0,5%. The selective collection of the olive and the ‘’cold extraction’’ technique used with traditional mechanical means keeps and maintains the natural substances of the olive, ensuring the excellent quality of our olive oil. The olive oil from Koroni olives is delicious, with high nutritional value and improves the health condition of the human body. The distinctive flavour, aroma and rich composition of the oil, that our Koroni olives produce, is indeed very special and unique.
Our Greek Cretan Extra Virgin Olive Oil is characterized by a bursting fresh olive taste that reflects the sunny, warm climate of our homeland: Greece. A key element of the Mediterranean diet, considered one of the most beneficial foods since it is associated with longevity and prevention of diseases. Use it: in salads and marinades you as raw olive oil brings its rich sensory characteristics. In stews, by adding it 10 minutes before the end of cooking to enjoy the intense flavor and rich aroma. In brushing grilled meats, fish or vegetables, thereby enhancing their flavor. But also in frying wherein extra virgin olive oil is the only oil that withstands high temperatures and remains hygienic. You can fry up to 3 times, by using the same amount.
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Elea Creta’s products are ISO 22000, IFS and HACCP certified. They won the first prize on Germany’s Olìo Top 250 awards 2010 and have been recently awarded with London’s Great Taste Gold Award for 2012.
With rich aroma and velvety taste, our honey has the most nutrients, compared to other honeys, because of its high comprehensiveness in trace elements and mineral salts. It is a delicious combination of Blossom and Pine honey from Greek plains and mountains of Serres’ prefecture. The phenomenon of crystallization is rarely observed in pine honey because it is low in sugars. It is being produced in April and from August to November. Pine honey, which is a mixture of sugars and other ingredients, provides our body with a number of nutrients. Regarding to carbohydrates, honey mainly consists of fructose (approx. 38.5%) and glucose (approx. 31%) and also smaller amounts of maltose, sucrose and galactose.
Crystallization and quality: Crystallization is a natural phenomenon not related to the quality of the honey and does not cause any changes in its' nutritional value. A crystallized honey is neither adulterated nor damaged. It can be liquidated easily if you place the jar in a bain -mari with hot water 40 ° Celsius for a few mins.
The company applies system management of food safety by ISO 22000:2005 of International Organization for Standardization. The Aristotle university of Thessaloniki is constantly certifying honey's high quality level, with reports .
When it comes to fine quality, traditional Greek cuisine, olives are a staple ingredient in the Mediterranean diet. Kalamata olives are large, purple olives grown and handpicked in both Kalamata, Messenia and nearby Laconia. It is a Greek product of Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O.). With their smooth, meaty texture they are a nutritious Mediterranean favourite that simply must have a place at your table!
Vacuum packed for freshness, this method of packaging increases product shelf life, protects the olives from external elements and seals in all of those delicious flavours. With absolutely no chemical preservatives, their multitude of nutritional benefits are maintained in the most natural and effective way possible.
Kalamata olives are enjoyed around the world in salads, on pizzas and as an accompaniment to many meat dishes. Packed full of a variety of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, they also contain hydroxytyrosol which has been strongly linked to cancer and bone loss prevention. Their anti-inflammatory properties are highly beneficial for allergies and other inflammation-related health problems.
The sumptuous texture and slight bitterness of our Greek Kalamata olives makes them an ideal addition to your daily meals. Incorporating this Greek speciality into your diet will not only give you the delicious taste experience of the Mediterranean, but is a quick and easy way to provide your body with a variety of nutritional benefits.
Throw them into a traditional salad, add to a pasta dish or enjoy them on their own as a snack...Kalamata olives are one healthy Greek treat that will never go out of style.
Reserved up to 20 days after opening in fridge, if placed in a liquid mixture of olive oil and vinegar, retaining its excellent taste and high nutritional value.
The company applies system management of food safety by ISO 22000:2005 of International Organization for Standardization QMSCERT.