Definition of Olive-Oil

It is a greenish or yellowish colour oil that can be consumed at room temperature, obtained by squeezing olives, the fruit of olive trees, with different methods and without any chemical treatment.

The history of the olive-oil dates back thousands of years together with its source, olive tree, a plant specific to the Mediterranean climate that is thought to have first appeared in Greece's Santorini Island. Therefore, the olive tree and olive branches, which inspire many mythological and historical developments, constitute an important part of the Mediterranean culture.