Halva is a Greek traditional, natural food. Macedonian Halva is produced under constant quality control, in state of the art facilities, using traditional methods and selected, high quality, ingredients. Therefore its quality and taste are consistently excellent. Tahini (pulped sesame seeds), which is halvas main ingredient, is rich in vitamins and minerals and constitutes an excellent source of high quality protein and unsaturated fat. Halva does not contain preservatives or other additives.
Due to its unique flavor and nutritional profile, Greek Macedonian Halva can be enjoyed in many ways, throughout the day. Its great taste, perfectly combined with the unique aroma and the sense of pistachio, is an excellent companion to coffee or tea, it can be enjoyed with white wine as a desert, or served with a sprinkle of cinnamon or drops of fresh squeezed lemon.
Keep it in a cool and dry place. No need for refrigerate after opening.
Since 1924, HAITOGLOU BROS SA, combining– wherever that is possible – traditional production methods and the use of state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge technology, produces sesame-based traditional products of high nutritional value, perfectly integrated into the Mediterranean Diet. Product quality assurance system by ELOT (Greek Organisation for Standardisation) in accordance with EN ISO 9001:2008, with respect to the production process, raw ingredients and final products. The company also applies system management of food safety by HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points).
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 .