Extra Virgin Olive oil is the oil that has been extracted directly from raw olives without any additives. The extraction is usually done using mechanical means, without the use of any solvents, and under temperatures that will not degrade the oil (less than 30°C).
Greeks KALAMATA Region grow olives mostly as a supplement to their normal income and each family member helps to grow and pick the olives at harvest time therefore saving on labour costs and making sure that their trees are kept healthy and productive. The fruit is picked at the most optimum time for the best quality olive oil. Without any doubt, Cretan olive oil is among the best in the world.
The basic product of Mediterranean way of eating.