Olive & Olive Oil
Olive & Olive Oil. Sacred fruit to the ancient Greeks and timeless elixir for gods and men alike. Nowhere in the world has the olive tree been more prized than in this luminous land. The first olive tree the goddess Athena made grow on the Acropolis and the wild olive Hercules planted in ancient Olympia are living myths that still resonate in the hearts of the Greek people.
Throughout the Hellenic world, the olive tree and olive oil were associated with gods and heroes, striking deep roots in folk traditions, and became an integral part of the Greek civilization, affecting people’s lives across the Mediterranean basin. With the passage of time, these godsends became symbols of timeless values and guardians of an age-old tradition that transcended regional borders and spread to every corner of the world.