The name of the herb comes from the Greek words "oros," meaning mountain, and "ganos," meaning joy. It typically grows around 50 cm tall and has purple leaves around 2 to 3 centimeters in length. The chemicals that give the herb its unique and pleasant smell are thymol, pinene, limonene, carvacrol, ocimene, and caryophyllene.
Oregano is a Mediterranean herb that is used for cooking and medicinal purposes, ranging from treating infections to repelling insects. Contains potent antioxidants and have anti-bacterial properties. One teaspoon of dried oregano contains some important nutrients as : calcium, iron, Vitamin K, etc.
Use it to flavour sauces, make herby bread rolls, and in marinades for meat. Greek Salad (Horiatiki) or Feta (Greek White PDO cheese) ''takes off'' with the addition of Oregano. Here are some more tips: 1) Add it toward the end of the cooking process for maximum flavor. 2) The smaller you chop or grind it, the more flavor will be released. 3) Start with a small amount, as too much can make the food bitter. 4) One teaspoon of dried oregano is equivalent to one tablespoon of fresh oregano..
Vrino Ltd founded in 1991. Our object is to cultivate, process and standardize Herbs and Spices. We are certified according to ISO 22000:2005, FSSC 22000:2010 and ISO 9001:2008.
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.
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 Cocoa, 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. It will be your kids favorite choice.
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).