Mitira Lesvos Olive Oil (250ml)
250 ml, can packaging.
Organic, extra virgin olive oil. Gold-colored, smooth-tasting, aromatic, comprised of a mix between the Kolovi and Adramitiani variety, both unique to the island of Lesvos.
Produced & packed for Mitira Lesvos
About Mitira Lesvos, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
The cultivation and processing of Mitira olive oil are completely organic. In order to ensure their olive oil’s low acidity level, premature olives are carefully hand-picked before being pressed via the method of cold-extraction. The oil press they partner withholds strict health and hygiene standards and is certified according to the quality standards of ISO 22000:2005 while holding additional certifications, ISO/TS22002-1:2009 and FSSC 22000 for the bottling of olive oil.
Lesvos’ ancient history can be traced back as far as 4,000 B.C. Home to some of Greece’s most famous intellectuals, the island’s contribution to the arts is remarkable. Notable artists from Lesvos include ancient poet Sappho, noble prize winner Elytis, prose writers Marivilis and Venezis as well as talented painters such as Theophilos and Iakovidis. Lesvos is equally gifted in natural beauty, with a prodigious amount of olive trees and pine trees contributing to its majestic scenery. Moreover, due to its fertile land surrounded by sea, Lesvos is also distinct for its culinary tradition as well as for its food products such as Ladotyri, Feta, salted seafood, etc.