OLIVE OIL from CRETE
& MEDITERRANEAN DIET
Cretan olive oil is known worldwide for its health benefits and for being an important factor in the Mediterranean diet. It is a very natural product that comes from the simple crushing of the olive, without extracts and additives. Cultivated with care we pay great respect towards the product, environment and customer using eco friendly packaging. Cretan Olive Oil is recognized worldwide for its high quality olive oil in which 80-90% of the oil produced is extra virgin.
The climate of Crete with its ample sunshine, mild temperatures, low humidity and the absence of frosts, are all excellent factors in contributing to the high quality of olive oil along with the cultivar Koroneiki attributes of bitter, spicy and fruity flavors. The fact that the soil is rich in potassium and phosphorus is also another main factor involved in the production of high quality olive oil.
We should not forget to mention that the use of traditional techniques of cultivation and harvesting of the fruit play an important role, as well as the considerable effort undertaken in recent years to implement high quality and safety measures for all those involved in the production chain of olive oil.
At Emelko, we have managed to implement completely natural methods to produce large quantities of extra virgin olive oil of low acidity and the many awards we have achieved are a testament of this success.