Greek Olive Oil
The Mediterranean is the historic home of the olive oil, Homer in the Iliad referred to olive oil as the “Gold Liquid” The ancient Greeks invented the salad dressing which consisted of extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, sea salt, and honey
As a beauty regiment, affluent society poured olive oil over their bodies and generously bathed with it as did the athletes participating in ancient Greek games
Olive oil also served as a base for perfumes and cosmetics Hippocrates was the first known medical practitioner to use olive oil-based ointments to treat wounds and traumas
Today, we continue to utilize olive oil in many of the same ways our ancestors did In cooking, beauty, and health, we can find olive oil at the core of all great applications
Lesvos Island and Olive Oil
Temperature: between 4 C 33 C . Ideal of olive trees
Sun: Lesvos has the highest % of sunshine all over the Mediterranean
Low Acidity Max 0.3, Max 0,5
Low % of Chlorophyll
High % of Carotenoids
High % of vitamin E
High % of Polyphenols (limited edition early harvest)
Lesvos has 11.000.000 olive oil trees (28% of Lesvos terrain).
The brand-new Sigri Olive Mill and Bottling Facility is now part of Faros Estate, a private 200-hectare seafront peninsula full of life, where we proudly cultivate 40.000 Olive Trees.
Visiting our Olive Mill in Lesvos? You can buy our Olive Oil from our Eshop and collect from inside our Mill! – See instructions on the checkout page when you complete a purchase.