Being well at these times, new ways from the past
May 17th at 12:00am
Presently, we are living through a new reality. We read about it and live it in our daily life. It is an unusual time, our habits have changed. It is not easy, it's true. There is something that we can gain, though. Among the thousands of difficulties, what can remain with us when this is all over? Keeping in mind that this is a commercial site, not a psychology or philosophy site, we do not claim to teach anything to anyone. But this site sells food. The link between food and well-being is strong and undeniable.
Why oil quality is not an option
November 10th at 12:00am
Temperature, light, oxygen are the real enemies. An Extra Virgin Olive Oil excellent at pressing time, will quickly lose a large part of its qualities if not treated promptly and properly. Precisely because it is a totally natural food, its characteristics evolve rapidly over time at the risk of a drastic loss of quality. And that's exactly where the problem lies.
Bag-in-box. A consumer friendly packaging
July 25th at 12:00am
Packaging is one of the major concerns for the safety of our planet. At Philippos Hellenic Goods we put great effort daily, to stand up to environmentally friendly solutions. Bag-in-box is the answer. Philippos Hellenic Goods uses 3L bag in box for Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Designed to store and transfer liquids, it is made of multiple metalized film layers, to be filled with food products and withstand temperatures up to 85 degrees Celsius.
A bit of Greece in my house!
July 7th at 12:00am
"Finally, at the end of the holidays I can take home a bit of Greece, something that will make me savor the scent of the sea, the mild weather, the light, the warm and dry wind". In a quiet corner 20 meters from the sea and behind the fish market you cannot miss the Philippos shop, a place to meet, taste and talk.
5 things you didn't know about Extra Virgin BIO/Organic Olive Oil
November 3rd at 12:00am
There are more than a few varieties of extra virgin olive oil available in the international market, covering a wide range of preferences. Among them, you can find organic olive oil, which is usually distributed in organic shops or delicatessens.
Athletes and the benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
September 27th at 12:00am
«Νοῦς ὑγιής ἐν σώματι ὑγιεῖ». That's the ancient Greek saying which means "a healthy mind in a healthy body" and underlines the necessity for keeping both your mind and body in shape. Greece has a great tradition in sports -considering they were the ones who introduced The Olympic Games- as well as in extra virgin olive oil.
Meet the authentic Aegina pistachio at the 9th Fistiki Fest
September 14th at 12:00am
Aegina, a small island at the heart of Argosaronic Gulf, has so many things to love: sandy beaches, picturesque alleys, authentic fish tavernas, traditional villages, the ancient ruins of the Temple of Goddess Afaia. Yet, this island is famous for its pistachios. This remarkable nut which has been called superfood and has inspired every possible recipe, from marmalades and Mojito cocktails to soaps and face creams.
We welcome you in our store in Aegina
September 6th at 12:00am
A place of minimal design, where you can find and taste all of our products -Kalamata olives, Greek extra virgin olive oil and Aegina pistachios, become acquainted with their origin, maintenance and learn how to identify the extra virgin olive oil of high quality.
Ancient wisdom for a long life
July 28th at 12:00am
Since I can remember, my grandmother used to tell me: "If you want to live a long and healthy life, eat only what you can grow in your backyard". Well, that sounds rather difficult for someone living in the city, but I think the main idea is eating mostly fruits and vegetables. This is the groundwork of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.
2017 resolutions: number one priority: Project Myself
January 10th at 12:00am
The holidays are over and so are festive meals and who has not exaggerated at least once? Well, at least it was worth it. As a result, we are a bit out of it and weighed down by a few more pounds. According to Brian Wansink of Cornell University (NY), January 3rd is the day of the year when according to the scale we are the heaviest. Blame it on cocktails and dinner. But even worse, it will take months to return to our ideal weight. Don't despair and don't wait for the moment of truth when trying on your swimsuit.