Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Growing olive trees is well known to Ikarians from the ancient times. They used to plant them in land areas called “pezula” which describes a very narrow but long piece of land. Due to mountanious and hilly terrain of Ikaria, olives used to be picked from the trees by hand . Locals used to produce their olive oil without any machinery whatsoever.
The soil of Ikaria has characteristics which are : high acidity (due to granite), high mineralogy with trace elements like potassium, magnesium, manganese and boron. There is no active calcium and silicon in the ground which is really unique.
Our olive trees are in transitional level to organic-bio certificate. The production of olive oil is with mechanical depression, on same day of collection. It is also unfiltered, with 4 months natural sedimentation. All these, compose an olive oil that has not only an extraordinary taste for your food , but also a high quality remedy for your body.
Nowadays, local production is poor due to the mountainous terrain mentioned above. You can not easily find Ikarian olive oil in supermarkets. Although, the small quantity is the key to the high quality as Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
All these, compose not only an extraordinary taste for your food but also a high quality remedy for your body and are all based to our ancestors’ recipes. These drops of longevity come in 200 ml of 487 Limited Edition bottles