Honey is a sweet, syrup-like substance that bees produce from the nectar of flowering plants. The bees collect the nectar and then consume, digest, and regurgitate it inside the beehive to produce honey. Honey is stored in wax-like structures called honeycombs, which are gathered by humans through the practice of beekeeping.
Citrus fruits (such as lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruit) have good amounts of vitamins and minerals that your body needs to function properly, including B, C vitamins, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium and copper. Additionally, they are rich in plant compounds that have various health benefits, including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
Honey contains trace amounts of vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, enzymes, amino acids, and flavonoids. These compounds are responsible for some of honey's important health benefits and part of what distinguishes the sweetener from more traditional ones like sugar. Because of honey's trace nutrients, the sweetener has been thought to have antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, along with healing potential for ailments such as sore throats, digestive disorders, and burns.
Honey is considered to be “one of the most healing substances on earth. It’s been used for thousands of years to treat a wide range of ailments and conditions, both internal and external. It has antiviral, anti-fungal and antibacterial properties. Our raw Greek honey is not pasteurized, filtered, or processed, allowing it to retain its natural health-promoting properties.
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.
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
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.
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.