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Extra Virgin Foods on TV!

A couple of the interviews we gave about our decision to stop working with Market Basket until ATD comes back! http://www.necn.com/news/business/Vendors-Bolster-Market-Basket-Protests-272083041.html http://wgbhnews.org/post/one-market-basket-vendor-business-gets-personal  

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Arthur T Demoula’s is Coming Back !

I had a dream last week that a deal will be announced end of this week, I feel strongly it will be done, and this wonderful company that supports the New England economy, as well as the Greek economy by … Continue reading

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Market Basket

It is no secret that other than the chefs who helped start us in this business, and who continue to support us today, that Demoula’s Market Basket has helped our family business like no other. Market Basket isn’t just a … Continue reading

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Coming Soon…..America’s Only Authentic Greek Yogurt

For a product that is consumed by millions of Americans every day, and which new versions are popping up every day, it is remarkable that there is not a single authentic Greek yogurt sold in America. Just think about that. … Continue reading

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Get our Olive oil at STAR MARKET in the BOSTON AREA!

We’re very pleased that Star Markets in: Chestnut Hill,Porter Square, Mt. Auburn Cambridge, Prudential Boston, Brighton,  Belmont, Lexington Street Waltham, Mcgrath Highway Somerville. have our olive oil tanks where you can get a bottle of our fresh single estate Olympiana … Continue reading

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Fig Harvest is Here!

Fig harvest is here, the famous Jumbo white figs grown only on the island of Evia Greece are being readied for us. Throughout the two villages of Kimi and Taxiarchis, all the villagers, young and old, are working on the … Continue reading

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Cape Cod now with Ring Bros Wholesale!

Restaurants and hotels on Cape Cod now can access all of our products through Ring Bros wholesale, and home cooks can visit their wonderful retail store as well!  

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Chobani is not “Greek” Yogurt

My pet peeve is the rampant and widespread misleading labeling and marketing of food. Whether it is poor olive oil being called extra virgin, a cows milk cheese made in Vermont or France being called “Feta”, or my favorite, the … Continue reading

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Environmentally Friendly Olive BBQ Charcoal!

Coming soon, we will be back in stock of Olive BBQ Charcoal! Made from the recycled pits of Olives, left over from  olive oil production. This is a wonderful product that is 100% natural, sustainable, recycled, and emits low Co2 … Continue reading

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Kimi Figs, the tastiest figs in the world are here!

Kimi Figs are known throughout Europe as a Protected Designation of Origin Product, they are only grown in the village of Kimi on the Greek island of Evia. What makes them so special? They are deliciously sweet, have a thin … Continue reading

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Sophia’s Greek Pantry has our Cheeses!

In addition to having our full bar of olive oils on tap, as well as all our olives, Sophia now has all our cheeses. Stop by and try our Feta, the best and most reasonably priced Authentic Greek feta anywhere! … Continue reading

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Our Cheeses Available at Greek International Market West Roxbury!

Find our wonderful authentic Greek Feta (Olympiana Kozani), Graviera (Greek sheep/goat Gruyere), and our exclusive SFELA grilling cheese, a cross between Feta and Haloumi. 5204 Washington St  West Roxbury, MA 02132

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Prevents Cardiovascular Disease

This is old news for us in the know, but it amazes me how few Americans still don’t know the benefits of consuming olive oil on a daily basis in their diet. The respected New England Journal of Medicine published … Continue reading

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Our New Website is Up

Our new website is up! We are still working out the kinks, but check back often, as our new video library will be coming, with videos from the producers making cheese, harvesting olives, and making fresh extra virgin olive oil!

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Extra Virgin Foods goes solar!

Following the lead of our family in Greece who just turned on a massive 5mw solar system, we are installing a solar power system on the roof of our Watertown facility. We will produce 100% of our own power, and … Continue reading

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Early Harvest Koroneiki Olives have the highest polyphenols (antioxidants)!

I came across this from a well respected book on olive varieties and olive horticulture, that discusses which olives produce oil highest in antioxidants. Koreneiki olives, have a very high level of polyphenols (antioxidants), while Arbequina’s content is low. The … Continue reading

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Our Evoo is now being delivered by bicycle!

Our evoo is now being delivered to Cambridge, Somervile, and South End Boston restaurants by the cool human powered tricycles of Metro Pedal Power! They are quick, pollution free, and don’t clog our streets with big trucks. (I always laugh … Continue reading

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We like what we know, and American’s know Bad Olive Oil….

Just like you probably didn’t start drinking the biggest and boldest high-end wines, and may have started in a college dorm room drinking “White Zin” from a box, this is how olive oil goes as well, and 90% of what … Continue reading

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Debra’s Natural Gourmet has our Olive Oil Bar!

You can now try before you buy our fresh genuine extra virgin olive oils every day at Debra’s Natural Gourmet in Concord. In addition to our on-tap refill program, Debra also has our pre-bottled evoo, including the rare Eleones Mt. … Continue reading

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Mainland Greek Olive Oils have the lowest incidence of fraud

http://www.oliveoiltimes.com/olive-oil-business/europe/operation-lucerna-olive-oil-fraud/24815 Well it seems it isn’t just the Italians and to a lesser extent, the Cretans, who commit Olive oil fraud, the Spanish authorities just broke up a large ring that was blending other inferior oils. If you browse the … Continue reading

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Extra Virgin Ale is Here!

To celebrate our new harvest olive oils, our 2012 Extra Virgin Ale is bottled, conditioned, and ready to drink! I brew it in small batches and give it as gifts to friends and loyal chefs we work with. This year’s … Continue reading

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2011 Olio Nuovo, Early Harvest Oil is Here!

What is Olio Nuovo? Known as Agoureleo in Greek, this is the first oil of the season, made from unripe, green olives. Why is it so special? This oil is the best, greenest, most intense, healthiest oil of the season. … Continue reading

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Wayland Winter’s Farmers Market Every Saturday!

It will be a winter wonderland in the Russel Garden Center Greenhouses every Saturday through early March! We will have our homemade Greek yogurt, olives, homemade Tzatziki spread, and of course, of our own olive oils. In two weeks we … Continue reading

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Tom Mueller Publishes “Extra Virginity”

Tom Mueller is the author that wrote the New Yorker Article “Slippery Business” , which was the first time most Americans heard the truth about the olive oil they are buying. Mueller just released a book, titled Extra Virginity, a … Continue reading

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How Good is your Olive Oil, One Cough, Two Cough, Three Cough??

Ever wonder about that peppery and irresistible urge to cough you feel at the back of your throat when you slurp some extra virgin olive oil? If you’re EVOO junkies like us (and who isn’t?) the answer is probably yes. … Continue reading

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Mt. Athos Halkidki Evoo is Here!!!

We are the only source of olive oil from this region anywhere outside Greece. Halkidiki is a beautiful area marked by a trio of peninsulas. The exclusive cultivar in this region is the Hontrolelia, the large Green edible olives. Together … Continue reading

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Is Unfiltered Better?

People ask me all the time if our oil is filtered, and when I tell them yes they seem dissapointed, and ask when we will get an unfiltered oil. This is another result of olive oil marketers duping the American … Continue reading

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Harvest 2011- A month before, examining the Grand Crus Groves

Most of our trees are in-land, but this small patch of 950 trees is on the road from Kalamata to Mani, on the rugged and rocky cliffs overlooking the bay. These trees produce an exceptional oil, and this year we … Continue reading

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Tank #8 is Organic!

Stay Tuned for our USDA Organic Offering, coming soon!

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Wayland Farmer’s Market Russel Garden Center Wednesdays 12pm-5pm!

We came to this market as a guest, and we’ll be back every Wed. until this wonderful market closes in a few weeks. 12PM- 5PM Wednesdays 397 Boston Post Road Wayland, MA 01778-1802 (508) 358-2283

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Fresh Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie) now at Newton farmers Market!

Well the spinach pie turned out to be a big hit the first time we made it, so it’s a permanent addition to the menu. We make our own phylo dough, and instead of butter use olive oil! We use … Continue reading

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Charles Square Cambridge Farmers Market Every Friday!

Every friday you can taste and buy our evoo in Charles square (near Harvard Square)! In addition to our evoo, we will be selling homemade Greek food, but this isn’t any Greek food, its made with local Massachusetts ingredients! We … Continue reading

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1st Annual Lamb and Ale Event, Lamb Roast, and Homebrewed Beer!

Our family appreciates the chef’s that use our evoo in their wonderful restaurants, and we’ve become friends with most of you. We’d like to extend our Greek hospitality by inviting you to our home for what else, a lamb roast! … Continue reading

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Sofra Bakery

Sofra Bakery is now selling Olympic Evoo. Our oil is the exclusive finishing oil that one of our favorite Chefs and friends Ana Sortun uses, and it is now available for sale in retail bottles at Sofra. This cozy spot … Continue reading

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Our Daughter is Born!

Two months ago baby Daniela was born, I neglected to introduce her to everyone, so here she is supervising the Easter Lamb Roast

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Formaggio Kitchen!

Formaggio kitchen in Cambridge and South End Boston is now stocking our Olympic EVOO in both sizes. Be sure to ask to see their cheese “cave” when you’re there, its easy to blow $100 on cheese here, but its Oh … Continue reading

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Shubies, a Marblehead Jewel Now features Olympic Early Harvest!

I love this gourmet shop/wine shop, it is just the right size, has just the right mix of products, from wine, to a deli, to kitchen tools and other hidden treasures, in a lovely atmosphere. Shubies now features Olympic Early … Continue reading

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Olympic Early Harvest Now Available NationWide!

Our 1L Early Harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil is now being sold on Amazon. Even better, it is being stocked and shipped by Amazon, so it qualifies for free shipping! We had so many people across the country email us, … Continue reading

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Nice to meet everyone at Marty’s Newton today!

We went through 5 cases today at Marty’s! It was a pleasure meeting everyone who loved our Olympic EVOO. We converted some people who thought they had to spend $25 for a small bottle of olive oil to our 3L … Continue reading

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Welcome to Hungry Mother Restaurant!

One of our personal favorite restaurants finally switched to a Our Real Early Harvest Olympic Extra Virgin Olive Oil! Welcome to the family guys! http://www.hungrymothercambridge.com/

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Greek Intl’ Market and Sofia’s Pantry Belmont, MA has OLYMPIC EVOO

Two of the finest Greek food markets in the Boston area now carry Olympic Evoo, and have the freshly pressed November 2010 harvest in stock! Sophias Greek Pantry http://greekintlmarket.com/

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Extra Virgin Foods Website is Live!

Our new website is officially up today! Thanks to everyone for visiting and check back soon and often for exciting events, recipes, and coverage of cool happenings !

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