•   Aristoleo Awards 2019 Gastronomy Health Etymologically, the word “gastronomy” is derived from Ancient Greek γαστήρ, gastḗr, “stomach”, and νόμος, nómos, “laws that govern“, and therefore literally means “the law of regulating the stomach”. Gastronomy means health promoting ingredients for nourishment above all. This is the original meaning and substance of recipes which can be […]

  • A Buyers Guide to High Phenolic Extra Virgin Olive Oil discusses the key factors of producing, preserving and benefiting from this health protective natural food.

  • ARISTOIL Interreg MED Programme presents High phenolic EVOO on the world stage at SIAL Paris 2018. High phenolic EVOO is the most exciting thing happening in olive oil these days. It was brought to SIAL Paris as part of the ARISTOIL Interreg MED programme; a 3 year 5 country (Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Italy and Spain) EU […]

  • Strakka Where Dreams Come True The first dream that began 5 years ago has finally been realized. Early harvest high phenolic EVOO is now being produced and exported from Greece and Cyprus. It is being delivered to health conscious consumers around the world. ARISTOIL: “Reinforcement of Mediterranean olive oil sector competitiveness through development and application of […]

  • UPDATED: Sept 09 2018 How do you measure phenolic content in EVOO? This question has been used as a pretext to stalling or even negating the EU 432/2012 health claim labeling regulation since its approval in 2012.. Why would anyone wish to stall or negate the EU 432/health claim for EVOO? The answer can be […]

  • A Divided Island Nation Unites the World Cyprus is a divided island nation whose northern part has been occupied by Turkey since 1974. While the north is shunned by the world community of nations as a rogue illegitimate state and Turkey as an occupyng power, the resourceful Greek Cypriots to the south are unwilling to […]

  • Aristoleo Conference 2018: The Future of Olive Oil The future of olive oil lies in its past in the ancient texts where it is written that early harvest olive oil from green olives is medicinal. But the future is rising out of the present and our agricultural methods have everything to do with olive oil […]

  • America discovers high phenolic EVOO health benefits. An Olive Oil Miracle in Cyprus March 27 208 Nicolas Netien manages Atsas Organic Farm on behalf of George David. It is in a gently sloping valley within the UN buffer zone between Cyprus and the Turkish occupied north. Over the barbed wire and past the watchtowers in the […]

  • March 25 2018 AMERICANS LOVE HOT SAUCE AND THEY ARE GOING TO LOVE HIGH PHENOLIC EVOO I met a Greek olive oil producer at the FOODEXPO last week who suggested we should not be promoting highest phenolic olive oils because the taste is too strong.  Certain olive oil producers still insist on following the common […]

  • Sometimes blind faith pays off, but it can take a while. In Search of the Best Olive Oil As the storage locker clattered down on all my worldly belongings except what was in my suitcase, you can believe I was having second thoughts. My partner, Athan and I had one way tickets from Toronto to […]