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 kinds of honey, because of its high comprehensiveness in trace elements and mineral salts. It is a delicious combination of Blossom and Pine honey from the 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 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. 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 .
In Greece sour cherry is considered to be the king of spoon sweets, and we use it to garnish ice creams, creams, yogurts and cheesecakes.
Sour cherries is a cherry variety, called ‘’Oxychymos’’ which produces sour fruits, the sour cherries. They contain large amounts of vitamin C and antioxidant polyphenols. Considered to be a particularly energizing fruit, beneficial for asthma, anemia and arthritis. Also suitable for those with cardiovascular problems, and contains substances that improve memory, eyesight and concentration.
As a fruit is now scarce and only in July, which is its natural season, we may find it ripen, rich in flavor and aromas. In order to be able to enjoy it throughout the year, we apply old traditional recipes of Chios island and we offer you a wonderful spoon sweet that hides inside it all the memories of our grandmothers who were treating children, handmade sweets . At the same time our experience and expertise ensures our high value, by applying all quality assurance protocols.
Keep it in a cool and dry place. Refrigerate after opening.