Critida – Extra virgin olive oil: Simplicity is a virtue

Sometimes you just have to keep it simple. Olive oil is fine dining material all on its own. Carefully selected olives from traditionally cultivated olive groves in the Greek island of Crete, the birthplace of oliviculture, with low acidity and no preservatives. That is what “Critida Extra Virgin Olive Oil” is all about. “Critida” olive oil is produced mainly in Messara, in southern Crete, where the uniquely favorable climatic conditions of the region help sustain a rich floral and faunal biodiversity, while contributing to the optimal growth of olives trees.

Green colored, smooth and full-flavored in taste, topped by a pleasant aroma, this product is a prime example of Mediterranean cuisine and has been a dietary staple for some of the world’s healthiest populations. It is one of the few fats that most people agree is healthy. Extra virgin olive oil is extracted using natural methods and standardized for purity and certain sensory qualities like taste and smell.