Varieties of Olive Oil
In Greece there are several varieties of olive trees. Among others, the most popular and most common are Ladolia, Manaki, Koroneiki, Athinolia (Tsounati) etc. During the stages of maturity, olive fruit changes colour from green to violet and then black
Olive Oil Grades
To maintain international standards for olive oil, the International Olive Oil Council (IOOC) has established the following classifications in order to help consumers distinguish the major differences in flavours, colours and aromas
Three EU schemes known as PDO (protected designation of origin), PGI (protected geographical indication) and TSG (traditional specialty guaranteed) promote and protect names of quality agricultural products and foodstuffs.
According to myth, Poseidon and Athena competed against each other for the Kingdom of Attica. Poseidon, “God of seas”, struck his trident to the ground and a well of salt water was formed granting the Greeks with a means of trade