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WELCOME TO THE LAND OF THE OLIVE

Our silver-green olive groves are located on gentle sloped hills in Amaliada midway between Olympia and Elis 5 kilometres from the sea.

The setting is a mythical and historical location for olive trees growing under the sun of Peloponnese and moisture and breeze of the Ionian Sea.

OLIVE LANDS – ZARIFOPOULOU ESTATE

UNSURPASSED SOURCE OF INSPIRATION

Colours and wonderful primeval stories that only olive oil and olive trees can so beautifully share.

UNSURPASSED SOURCE OF NUTRITION

A gift of nature present in all of life's milestones: birth, marriage and death.

OLIVE OIL

Praised by ancient and modern writers and poets.

OLIVE OIL AND OLIVES

Loved by ordinary people fascinated by the light, the colours and the taste.

OLIVE TREE

As old as human memory, as durable as farmers soil.

ROOTS

Penetrate deeply and spreads out on stony and soft soils to find moisture and food.

LEAVES

Olive leaves are small and lance-shaped. One side of the leaves are light green and the other silver green.

GREECE

Olive trees are one of the most useful and most loved trees in Greece since antiquity.

MYTHOLOGY

The first olive tree is believed it was planted on Acropolis by the goddess Athena “Ergane” and thus became the sacred tree of the city of Athens.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE

Olive oil gave health and longevity to the Mediterranean people for centuries.

 

A study conducted by the World Health Organization to the people of 7 different countries (Greece, Japan, Finland, Netherlands, former Yugoslavia, USA and Italy) revealed that:

 

Foods based on olive oil, as well as rich in fibre and low in calories food, were the most important factors of longevity.

OLIVE OIL

Unsurpassed source of nutrition, life and inspiration

 

Praised and loved by ordinary people, ancient and contemporary writers and poets who were fascinated by the light, the colours and the wonderful primeval stories that only olives and olive trees can so beautifully share.

ORGANIC CERTIFICATION

The olive oil production process, from the beginning of the growing period until the placing of the olive oil on the market, is recorded strictled, ensuring final product’s quality. The certification is in accordance with the new Regulation on organic farming (Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007) and its implementation provisions.