Crete’s climate and soil composition are the most influential factors for producing excellent quality olive oil that is famous throughout the world. The unique golden-green color and the fine aroma, the light fruity taste and the thick texture are perfectly combined in the Cretan olive oil, which has become a high demand product due to its low acidity.
Recipes containing Cretan olive oil provide our body with important nutrients, while giving an unforgettable taste experience. Olive oil is ideal for cooking and often accompanies fresh salads and vegetables. It is a main ingredient of the Mediterranean diet, which is proven to be one of the most healthy and beneficial for the human organism.
The olive begins fructifying after the seventh year of its life, while it can grow to be up to a thousand years old.