• There is an abundance of advice on the Internet about storing olive oil – keep it cool or use it quickly. No secret there, but what about the gap between the farmer and you? This is particularly critical with high phenolic olive oil.   At Aristoleo North America, we take phenolic compounds seriously. We pay […]

  • Έμπνευση για Ομορφιά Το Αισθησιακό Άρωμα του Ελληνικού Καλοκαιριού Το τραγούδι των θαλασσών γεμίζει τον αέρα από απόσταση και η σκιά της ελιάς είναι ευπρόσδεκτη στην πυκνή ζέστη. Ο ουρανός ψηλά είναι μπλε, χωρίς σύννεφα. Κάτω από την πέργκολα, ένα λευκό αστέρι γιασεμιού φεύγει και πέφτει στο έδαφος. Μαζεύω το κρεμώδες λευκό άνθος, το κρατάω […]

  • The summer flowers and fruits of Greece inspire exceptional organic beauty products with the added benefit of St. John's Wort Oil and high phenolic olive oil in 11 sensuous scents.

  • 5th Annual International Aristoleo Awards 2020 “The Spirit of Excellence”   As the world tips on its axis with the prolonged COVID 19 pandemic, never has the focus been more on the critical importance of a robust immune system and the natural foods that support that. This year we embraced change and held The Aristoleo […]

  • Olive Oil Wars UPDATED May 26, 2020 The conflict within the olive oil industry began in 2012. When the EU 432/2012 labelling health claim regulation for polyphenols in olive oil came into effect. It is growing more vicious, and more manipulative. The true motives behind this conflict are becoming more obvious. One thing is clear. […]

  • I remember growing up in Greece and seeing my grandfather drink a shot of olive oil mixed in wine first thing in the morning. This olive oil was bitter and peppery to the throat but once mixed in wine all the bitterness and pepperiness would disappear. Only recently it was discovered that mixing olive oil […]

  • What’s High Phenolic Olive Oil, Anyway? “High phenolic” olive oil is a new category of olive oil recognized by the EU Health Claim Labeling Regulation 432-2012 stating that olive oil polyphenols contribute to the protection of blood lipids from oxidative stress. This means that it is good for heart health. The health claim applies to […]

  • THE OLYMPIA HEALTH & NUTRITION AWARDS The biggest olive oil competition in the world you never heard of. This olive oil competition was created by the development of the NMR method of measuring the phenolic content of olive oil. It was developed at the Univ. of Athens by Dr. Magiatis and Dr Eleni Melliou and […]

  • The ancient Hellenic diet vs Mediterranean diet Hellenic diet main characteristics are choice. The ancient Hellenic culture chose their ingredients and created recipes with a single purpose; high nutritional content and easy digestion. They could have eaten as much meat as they wanted, but they preferred wild game and ate it only at festivals where […]

  • David vs Goliath Revisited David and Goliath story is a fascinating story of overcoming obstacles. Here is a video I have been watching while I was waiting for the response from EFSA (European Food Safety Agency) and the EU commission, which explains my reference to David and Goliath. The essence of the story and the […]