Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil 500ml
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Country of Origin: Greece
The area of Laconia, Peloponnese, in southern Greece, is an area that is devoted to olive growing and does what it does best: it brings you an extra virgin olive oil which will vest your culinary choices with true Greek spirit and taste.
Authentic Greek virgin olive oil has been known for its nutritional value since ancient times in Greece. Homer had called it "liquid gold" and Hippocrates had hailed it as "the great healer". It was the basic nutritional ingredient in the everyday diet of ancient Greeks. Not much has changed since then. Virgin olive oil still holds the main role in nutrition, a worthy spokesman for the Mediterranean Diet. Eli® olive oil is an award-winning, premium extra virgin olive from Sparta, Laconia. It combines its superb quality with tradition and a modern packaging design. The endeavour towards excellence in quality stamps each and every stage of the production process, from picking the right olive variety and selecting the area's most reputable producers, to presenting a premium end product in a fabulous packaging. eli® olive oil is of incomparable flavour and exceptional nutritional value. It is produced from olives of the "Koroneiki" variety, a purely Greek olive variety cultivated in Greece for hundreds of years. Peeping golden-green from their olive trees, the Koroneiki variety olives grace the vistas of the Laconian land and stamp the appearance and taste of the eli®olive oil they yield with all of the region's unique traits. eli® olive oil has a golden leaf-on-green colour and an intensely fruity body, with reigning notes of citrus and apple. Piquant and rich, it is freshly flavourful and is further endowed with particularly low acidity.
Prep & Usage
Pour on fresh, leafy salads, Greek salads, steamed vegetables, Cretan dakos rusks topped with chopped vine-ripened tomatoes and add it to your grilled meats, baked fish, and stovetop-cooked dishes at the end of their cooking time. Sheer pleasure!
Produced by: Eli
eli® olive oil is the birth child of the Markos V. Botsos company, established as a commercial company in March 2012. Markos Botsos is a professional passionate about his work with long-standing experience as manager in the field of Foodstuffs Quality Control and, more specifically, in the sector of olive oil production. Though fairly new, the company has entered into numerous collaborations in Greece. It is now gradually expanding to the international markets so that it can promote eli® wherever wholesome, premium quality products, such as the company's eli® extra virgin olive oil, are made welcome.
The company's plant facilities are in the area of Sparta in Laconia, Peloponnese, in the southern continental part of Greece. The area's extended exposure to sunlight and mild rainfall season favors olive growing which Sparta is famous for. eli® is crafted from the "Koroneiki" olive variety which is known for yielding exquisite, top-quality olive oil. Markos Botsos and his team adhere strictly to stringent quality controls which comply with all international standards (ISO:22000 and HACCP Quality Assurance Systems) which are applicable to food safety and quality. The team behind this ever-growing Greek company does not stop at simply offering unrivalled product quality. It goes further to ensure that the product's packaging is as impressive as the product's quality. With its award-winning, aesthetic design, eli® olive oil's packaging welcomes consumers to open it and reach its highly nutritious contents inside.
Before or after opening, store in a cool place away from direct sources of light.
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Kotinos 2013: Packaging Gold Award
Quality Merit Eleotechnia 2013: Brand Design Silver Award
Label Design Bronze Award