Category: About us

Our Mission

Ann&GeorgeDespite being the world’s 3rd largest producer of olive oil with an 11% of the average global yield, only 3% of Greek olive oil is exported in bottles or tins, while just 1% of it finds its way to the shelves of US groceries. The reason being, that Greeks consume ¾ of their annual production, with the rest exported in bulk to the world’s top olive oil marketer, Italy.

Our mission, then, became to discover the best of the Greek EVOOs pressed from the many ancient varietals in Greece, become involved in their production and export them to selected markets.

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Our Team

George, a former sports and leisure industry entrepreneur, is a native Greek. Ann, a Cordon Bleu chef and former restaurant consultant, is American born. She learned the fine points of olive oil production and tasting from Paul Vossen, at the University of California, Davis.

“Together we are turning our hobby of searching out and enjoying the finest Greek olive oils into a full-time challenge to market our selections to North America Europe and Asia.”

Molaikos Soccer Club

The key to our success are the people who run the Cooperatives and the grove owners who farm them. We are always there to oversee the process, taste the product or sponsor their football team…

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