Crete, in particular, holds a leading position nationwide in organic olive oil farming.
The organic Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil OLEUM CRETE comes from the Messara valley in southern Crete it is a Protected Destination of Origin product ( Messara P.D.O.).
Our olive oil is cold-pressed (extracted) and produced from organic olive trees of the olive variety “Koroneiki”.
Our organic cold pressed olive oil has always had a level of acidity of approximately 0.3%
The closer to 0% acidity level the higher quality of olive oil is produced!
About 80% of Greece's olive oil, is extra virgin olive oil!
It has a distinctive flavour, a bitter and piquant taste, due to the early harvesting of the olives.
Variety: 100% Koroneiki olive
Pressing conditions: Cold extraction, malaxation temperature up to 27 °C, malaxation time up to 40 minutes.
Colour: Golden green
Flavour: Piquant and Fruity