PDO Peza Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Multi-prize winner Extra Virgin Olive Oil of the Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O) Peza. It is produced in controlled quantity in the fertile area of Peza which has been selected as ideal for the production of excellent quality olive oil (Decision of E.U, E.C 1109/96). It is produced in the private olive presses of the Union according to the specifications of the Presidential Decree 61/93.
Awards - Distinctions:
With the assistance of the latest technological developments and the ideal soil and climate conditions of the area, PEZA UNION produces olive oil of excellent and steady quality. This has been recognized world wide and its products have repeatedly been awarded at international exhibitions and gustatory trials.
- Golden Award for Quality, Eleotechnia, Athens 2008
- Bronze Package Award, Eleotechnia, Athens 2008.
- Silver Award for Taste, 2nd Festival of Olive Oil and Olive, Athens 2008
- Golden Olive Award, 2nd International Olive Oil Competition, Zurich 2003
- Silver Taste Award, Great Taste Awards, London 2003
- Quality and Innovative Package Award, Agrotica, Thessaloniki 2003
In the fully industrialized complex with modern facilities the 85% of the agricultural products of the area is absorbed and processed and their distribution is achieved in the Greek but also in the international market. PEZA UNION, always a pioneer to the adoption of new methods and systems, monitors the changes and developments closely that affect the modern and ever changing business reality. Within the framework of free competition, Peza Union rushed in 1998 to install Quality Systems. Today it maintains a System Quality ISO 9001:2000 and Food Safety Systems IFS (International Food Standard) and ISO 22000:2005. The above systems are certified by TUV Hellas. The laboratory of quality control of olive oil of PEZA UNION is certified by E.S.Y.D. with ISO 17025.
The Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Peza is located in the Prefecture of Heraklion Crete. Its basic products are wine and olive oil. PEZA UNION constitutes a model organization at the agro-cooperative area since 1933.
|Price per litre||€25.00|
|Net Weight||60 ml Glass - 2 fl oz|
|Gross Weight||0.2 Kg|
|Cultivation||Without chemical fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides.|
|Harvest Time||November to February|
|Production||Cold press extraction|
|Use||Salads, pies, meat|