The OLIVE OIL COOPERATIVE of MANTINEA & AVIA is one of the oldest in Greece since it is established in 1924 and has been certified to produce the unique ABIA KALAMATA PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) Extra Virgin Olive Oil under the 11419/20-11-93 licence, since we have met all the following conditions:
The weapon used against the olive fruit fly (bactocera oleae) is bait-sprays (without pesticides).
The oilive oil produced is cold pressed, thus all its natural goodness is kept inside.
All processing equipment is of the latest tecnhology and storage tanks are made of stainless steel.
Our Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a GMO Free product, under continuous daily strict quality standards according to EN ISO 9001:2008, EN ISO 22000:2005 and AGROCERT (an organization of Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food, who certifies the conformity to the standards of Regulation of European Council 510/2006, 261611/406/22-3-2007, of National Recognition concerning packing and trading of product «KALAMATA PDO») and IFS / V.6 (International Featured Standards) Technical Protocol.
Our olive oil have brought international awards and distinctions making us proud generation after generation.