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The world capital of extra virgin olive oil

Rooted in ancient practices, Greek olive cultivation is a dance with nature, a rhythm choreographed by the changing seasons.

Rooted in ancient practices, Greek olive cultivation is a dance with nature, a rhythm choreographed by the changing seasons.

The harvest, a communal affair, is a celebration of heritage and shared labor. Families and communities gather to handpick the olives, an intimate connection between hands and the land.

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The harvest, a communal affair, is a celebration of heritage and shared labor.
Families and communities gather to handpick the olives, an intimate connection
between hands and the land.

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For the Greeks, olive oil is not just a culinary delight; it is a symbol deeply ingrained in the fabric of their culture, connecting the past with the present. From ancient times to the contemporary era, the use of olive oil extends far beyond the kitchen, weaving through the tapestry of daily life.

 

In religious ceremonies, such as baptisms, olive oil plays a central role. A tradition passed down through generations, the anointing with olive oil signifies purification and a sacred connection. The golden liquid, with its rich cultural heritage, symbolizes not only the nourishment of the body but also the spiritual cleansing of the soul.

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Beyond religious rites, olive oil is a cornerstone of Greek beauty rituals. Renowned for its moisturizing and antioxidant properties, it has been a coveted elixir for the skin since antiquity. From massages to skincare, Greeks continue to embrace the age-old wisdom that olive oil bestows a radiant and timeless beauty.

From the daily rituals of the table to the milestones of life, olive oil is the silent witness to the Greek way of life. Its versatility transcends generations, illustrating a profound connection between the people and the land. For the Greeks, olive oil is not just a condiment; it is a living tradition, an ever-present companion in their journey through time.

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