The cultivation of the olive, according to the science of Palaiovotanikis, dates back to the end of the classical era with the beginning of the Roman period. Testimony from the oldest “crusher” vertical millstones olive, found in Olynthos Chalkidikis and dates back to 4th century BC. Agourelaio Chalkidikis is the Green Olive Oil is Extra Virgin Olive Oil produced from the green fruit of the variety of “chontroelia Chalkidiki” or
"Chalkidiki " which is one of the Oldest and most recognizable varieties internationally.
Our method begins by delicately handpicking the olives from our top grade olive trees, avoiding harming of the fruit, ensuring excellent physical condition of the olive so that the final product provides you the highest quality anywhere in the world.
The oil of unripe olives produced at low speed and temperature conditions produces Agourelaio Chalkidikis with extremely low acidity (up 0.35% oleic acid).
The color of our green olive oil (Agourelaio) is bright green and offers the aroma of a fine green fruit or freshly cut grass. You will find it pleasant, slightly spicy and mild to your tastebuds, which differentiates significantly from oils of other regions and makes ours clearly recognizable.
As we said, Agourelaio is a product known through the ages. The oil of unripened olives was considered by the ancient Greeks and Romans to be the oil of the very best quality.
Because we take such great care in the specificity of production of Agourelaio yielding small batches with each production, sometimes for medical uses and ointments, it stands to reason why Agourelaio is so desirable.
Agourelaio takes the lead over other oils and is found to be a particularly high source of antioxidants and works as an anti-
Halkidiki Green olive oil is the only nationwide certification oil with P.D.O by the European Union. This means that it is produced under constant and strict control of the Ministry of Rural Development to ensure the full application of E.U. law to ensure the production of high quality olive oil.
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