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Biolea - New culinary level

Biolea - New culinary level

Biolea is a superbly balanced olive oil characterized by its mild, sweet taste, which enhances the flavour of dishes, never overpowering them. Koroneiki olives harvested from Astrikas Estate olive groves, stone milled and cold pressed with fresh, whole, organic lemons / oranges.

Ideal for those seeking a bold, citrus accent in their culinary creations. The whole fruit with flesh and peel is ground in the stone mill. Cold pressing of the pulp ensures optimal preservation of all good substances in the oil.

A new dimension of premium quality flavored oils. The natural premium olive oil, with the local whole citrus. Without artificial aromas. ->

The wonderful combination is what makes the taste so irresistible.

Why Biolea?

Sustainable and Traditional Production System. Biolea's olive oils are not just food products; they are a testament to quality tradition and sustainable development. The production method using a stone mill and press preserves the maximum nutritional and aromatic values of the olive oil, offering a high-quality, eco-friendly product. By choosing Biolea, you're not only selecting a superb product but also supporting sustainable practices and the rich heritage of Cretan olive oil production. The Astrikas Estate family olive groves are farmed organically without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides and have been certified organic for the past 20 years.

Beyond organic cultivation, Biolea has developed sustainable ways of farming in order to help preserve the environment. Although the olive trees produce less without irrigation, arid cultivation helps conserve island’s precious water supply and avoid the introduction of non-biodegradable PVC plastic irrigation pipes. At the same time, without plowing or any heavy machinery in the fields to help prevent the increasingly concerning issue of soil erosion in Crete.

Biolea's Organic High-Phenolic Olive Oils 

At Biolea they pride theirselves in the careful and simple cultivation, harvesting and production practices used to produce olive oil with the least amount of processing and damage to the flavor, aromas and health benefits the olive fruit has to offer. As a result, Biolea olive oil has a high concentration of antioxidants and health benefits, up to seven times more total polyphenols than the average olive oil. In accordance to European Union regulation 432/2012, the hydroxytyrosol derivatives that Biolea has, are over 5mg/20gr olive oil. A daily consumption of 20gr of Biolea protects the blood lipids from oxidative stress.

Culinary Uses:
Biolea's olive oils are perfect for a variety of dishes. The producer's website offers a range of recipes that showcase the versatility of their products, from "Lamb with Lemonio and Oregano" to "Spicy Pumpkin Cake with Nerantzio". These recipes demonstrate how Biolea's olive oils can transform simple ingredients into exquisite dishes.

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