The consumption of Extra Virgin Olive Oil is increasing and has practically doubled in the last 30 years. Even though Greece tops the list of countries with the highest per capita use and EU is the largest consumer, Extra Virgin Olive Oil is now widely used in all 5 continents.
Packaging is one of the major concerns for the safety of our planet. At Philippos Hellenic Goods we put great effort daily, to stand up to environmentally friendly solutions. Bag-in-box is the answer. Philippos Hellenic Goods uses 3L bag in box for Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Designed to store and transfer liquids, it is made of multiple metalized film layers, to be filled with food products and withstand temperatures up to 85 degrees Celsius.
"Finally, at the end of the holidays I can take home a bit of Greece, something that will make me savor the scent of the sea, the mild weather, the light, the warm and dry wind". In a quiet corner 20 meters from the sea and behind the fish market you cannot miss the Philippos shop, a place to meet, taste and talk.
There are more than a few choices of extra virgin olive oil available in the international market, covering a wide range of preferences. Among them, you can find organic olive oil, which is usually distributed in organic shops or delicatessens.
«Νοῦς ὑγιής ἐν σώματι ὑγιεῖ». That's the ancient Greek saying which means "a healthy mind in a healthy body" and underlines the necessity for keeping both your mind and body in shape. Greece has a great tradition in sports -considering they were the ones who introduced The Olympic Games- as well as in extra virgin olive oil.
Aegina, a small island at the heart of Argosaronic Gulf, has so many things to love: sandy beaches, picturesque alleys, authentic fish tavernas, traditional villages, the ancient ruins of the Temple of Goddess Afaia. Yet, this island is famous for its pistachios. This remarkable nut which has been called superfood and has inspired every possible recipe, from marmalades and Mojito cocktails to soaps and face creams.
A place of minimal design, where you can find and taste all of our products -Kalamata olives, Greek extra virgin olive oil and Aegina pistachios, become acquainted with their origin, maintenance and learn how to identify the extra virgin olive oil of high quality.
Since I can remember, my grandmother used to tell me: "If you want to live a long and healthy life, eat only what you can grow in your backyard". Well, that sounds rather difficult for someone living in the city, but I think the main idea is eating mostly fruits and vegetables. This is the groundwork of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.
Certainly not! So why give value to aesthetics when it comes to a product? The answer seems simple: because nowadays appearance counts more and more. But it is not like that, or at least not so for PHILIPPOS HELLENIC GOODS. What we look at tells us about what the object is. About its essence. It is the same notion that motivates PHILIPPOS HELLENIC GOODS when it comes to introducing a product.