Μinoan Land

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The "road" of oil was made from Minoans, passed from Greece to reach the shores of the Mediterranean and transfer the value of the olive. The Zakros, on the eastern extremity of Crete, revealed a major commercial and cultural centers of the Minoan civilization, where people and trees lived together more than 3500 years. The archaeological findings confirm the speculation and enrich our land.

When the archaeologist N. Platon discovered the Minoan villa in Zakros Kato, pulled from the well of the palace olives preserved several centuries in a clay bowl, as an offering to the gods ... The oil has always been a key part of the everyday diet. "The fruit of the olive greatest good" our ancestors said. At banquets offered perfumed oils to diners as precious gifts for body care and therapeutic properties.

Today in conferences, exhibitions and events, everybody is recognizing the value and contribution of oil in good health. The Cretan diet, which is essential oil, was introduced with confidence. With the high quality characteristics of the claim affirmation of the global culinary class, which it deserves.

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