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.
Fresh roasted Greek Coffee selected from the world’s finest varieties. Getting sealed in a protective atmosphere, just outside the roaster, guarantees perfect preservation of the unique flavor and aroma of our blend. Since 1951, we keep the tradition, by following the old successful recipe in our production. We offer you a cup of freshly roasted Greek coffee with rich taste, wonderful aroma that smells Greece. The package contains a handmade coffee pot, called ''briki''.This brass coffee pot allow the heat to be distributed slowly and evenly as our Greek coffee is brought to boil.
Keep it in a cool and dry place. Maintaining the packaging airtightly closed after opening. Even in the fridge.
Considered as gift from the Gods and peace symbol, the olive tree and its precious fruit are interwoven with the Greek tradition for the past 5,000 years. Olive oil, known from antiquity for its miraculous properties, was for Hippocrates, the ancient great healer, a fact that has been confirmed by modern scientific research.
Source of many nutrients, olive oil is a basic ingredient of the Mediterranean Diet. It contributes to a 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 aging 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 the olive oil is produced under excellent conditions and stored in an ideal environment. The company's experience and knowledge, is in a position to ensure the quality of the natural and organoleptic (sensory) characteristics of its olive oil, because it controls all processes, both in the olive grove at the olive-press, along 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.
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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