Honey has been used as a sweetener for centuries, but not all honeys are created equal! Bee pollen, one of nature’s most nutrient rich foods, is removed from commercial honey through ultrafiltration processes. Organic honey, however, retains the pollen which is packed with protein and amino acids, making it both delicious and filled with goodness.
Our Greek Raw Organic Pine Honey is a rich, aromatic treat with a host of health benefits. Bee nectar offers a low glycemic index (GI), which is essential for good health and nutrition, and is a superior alternative for refined sugar due to its glucose and fructose content.
Rich in B vitamins, vitamin C and mineral salts, organic honey has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which have proven effective in healing wounds. It is also an ergogenic aid that can boost athletic performance and help with muscle recuperation, as well as facilitate fat burning when taken with warm water.
Including organic honey in our daily diet provides us with a variety of benefits including weight control, allergies, improved immunity against conditions such as cancer and heart disease and healthier skin when combined with milk. It is much more digestible than sugar, which promotes the healthy regulation of insulin and as a result is an ideal substitute for sugary sweeteners.
All of these great qualities are lost with the removal of bee pollen, which is the case for regular honey sold commercially. Greek Raw Organic Pine Honey originates directly from the Greek plains and mountains and retains all of these nutritional benefits. With the beautiful infusion of thyme we have created this tasty, nutrient-packed delicacy that you can enjoy every day.
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.
Product of Organic Farming. Certified by DIO Organization (GR-BIO-01) in accordance with EU Agriculture regulations. We won Gold Medal on the 5th International Award for the Best Organic Honey in Italy 2015 & 2010. Top product of the year for the Life Style Awards on 2012.
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.
These Green Olives from Chalkidiki, are world known for their very large size, their pure intense-green color and their excellent taste due to their high content of olive oil. It is a Greek product of Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O.). It is a natural product free of preservatives.
Olives, which are abundant in Greece because of the unique weather conditions, become, after some treatment, a valuable complement to our daily diet, and they also are a key element in Mediterranean diet.
The helpfulness and usefulness of the olive fruit for the human body is very well known due to the rich nutrients. The average energy value of the olive is greater than other fruits and vegetables. The fruit of the olive, as offered on our table, contains oil, proteins, amino-sugars. Also minerals with biological value for the human body, such as iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and others. It is noteworthy that the content of olive in calcium is higher not only than that of fruit and vegetables, but also of meat, fish, bread, etc. It is equal to the calcium content in cow milk. Finally, olive is an important source of vitamin A, B & E.
Olive is great to stimulate appetizing, strengthens and benefits the body. According to nutritionists, every person, apart from other foods, should eat 80 g. of olives per day, because he receives calcium, vitamins and other nutrients, directly from olives.
The process needed is proportional to the variety of olives, the degree of ripening, the taste of every person, etc. That process is being presumed as correct when the preserved olives maintain their good aroma, beautiful appearance and good taste.
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.