Daily Archives: April 22, 2014

  • Peruvian olive oil producers awarded at NYIOOC

    Every April in New York City, a leading panel of international experts tastes nearly 700 extra virgin olive oils from every corner of the globe to determine which deserve to be known as the very best olive oils in the world.
    The winning olive oils are coveted by chefs, food buyers and consumers everywhere who know the value of the very highest quality extra virgin olive oils.

    Peruvian olive oil producers won three prizes at the 2014 New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), whose winners were announced at a press conference on April 10th.

    Of the four Peruvian extra virgin olive oils that participated this year, two scored “best in class” prizes and one earned silver award.

    Oliperu SAC received two awards in the “best in class category”, with their Del Prado (South Hemisphere Organic Blend Medium) and Zumaq Organic (South Hemisphere Organic Monovarietal Robust).

    Oasis Olives received a Silver Award in the South Hemisphere Non-organic Blend Robust category.
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  • Olive oil & Ancient Greek Beauty Tips Every Woman Should Know

    Greek mythology refers to many beautiful women praising their youth and glow. Women in ancient Greece used to maintain their youth using common ingredients like milk, honey and olive oil that are at our disposal everyday.

    Olive oil: Ancient Greek women were the first to use olive oil as a moisturizer. Olive oil helps to revitalize dry skin and contributes to the cell renewal process. They were also mixing it with sugar or salt and using it as an exfoliate.

    Olives: Due to their high mineral content, anti bacterial and anti fungal properties as well as their anti-aging action, olives were used in various skincare treatments.

    Honey: Honey has a long history of cosmetic usage as women used it to make face masks or body scrubs. Honey has an anti-inflammatory action and helps to clean dead skin cells.

    Yogurt: Greek yogurt is a miraculous ingredient as it soothes, and nourishes the skin. Moreover, it is used to relief skin against sun burns.

    Sea salt: Ancient Greeks along with the Egyptians were using sea salt to exfoliate and enrich their face and body with natural minerals. It was mixed with olive oil and used as a moisturizing natural peel.

    Milk: Milk has great softening properties and it was widely used in ancient Greece. However, it was a luxury that only rich Greeks could afford.

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