Archanes Herakliou Kritis Αρχάνες Ηρακλείου Κρήτης (Archanes Heraklion olive oil)
POP/ΠΟΠ Archanes Herakliou Kritis Αρχάνες Ηρακλείου Κρήτης is a Greek extra virgin olive oil produced from the Koroneiki variety of olive, in which the dacus' oleae is treated by bait-spraying from the ground, using biological methods, or is not treated at all.
Geographical area: the administrative boundaries of the municipality of Archanes, the community of Kato Archanes and the residential area of Patsida in the Prefecture of Heraklion.
Link: Produced from a traditionally cultivated variety in the area, using traditional processing methods within the boundaries of the geographical area.
Gastronomy: Extra virgin olive oil is an easily perishable food that needs correct preservation in order to maintain its organoleptic characteristics intact. It is thus advisable to keep it in a cool place and away from light. It is an essential ingredient in the Mediterranean diet.
Reference: The European Commission
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