Keiron is a limited-production, award -winning, rich in polyphenols, extra virgin olive oil with low acidity, obtained only from green olives of the Greek variety ” Konservolia Piliou Volou”, not chemically treated, handpicked the first week of October and cold pressed one hour after the harvest. Our production choice sacrifies the yield in order to characterize Keiron by its appetizing fruity aroma, its pleasant taste of bitter and spicy and its health properties.
Our family has over one hundred years of history in the production of extra virgin olive oil. In 1895, the Anagnostou family had already built a steam mill in the village of Afetes in Greece. Today its chimney is the symbol of our company. Thanks to this family heritage and the technical skills we acquired our early harvest extra virgin olive oil Keiron is born.
Today, we great-grandchildren, carry on this century-old tradition. It’s updating the ancient techniques with the new skills and technologies acquired by us, that today we are able to bring to your table Keiron, a superior extra virgin olive oil that contains all the colors, the aromas and the flavors of our unspoiled territory.
Keiron is named after the mythological centaur famous for its healing powers and herbal knowlodge. In fact, it lived on Mount Pelion, in Greece, the historical region called Thessaly, the exact place our olives come from.
The chemically untreated secular olive groves from which Keiron comes are located in Afetes, a village overlooking the Aegean sea surrounded by unspoiled nature that make it a refuge for foxes, wild boars, snakes, birds of prey, and where you can find oregano, thyme, chamomile, strawberry trees, figs, chestnut trees, blackberries, bees and many other species of insects, a symptom of a healthy, rich, alive territory.
Keiron has beneficial properties for the body. Extra virgin olive oil is a vegetable fat with a high content of monounsaturated fats (oleic acid), polyunsaturated (omega 3 – omega 6), polyphenols, vitamin E and K and minerals. This makes it our important ally against heart diseases, high cholesterol, diabetes. Suitable for all ages, it stimulates bone mineralization. The antioxidant properties of the polyphenols present in it have an antitumor and anti-aging action. Emollient and moisturizing, it fights wrinkles thanks to the vitamin E. Keiron, wellness and taste in a product.