Extra virgin olive oil
There are over 30 million olive trees in Crete alone. The olive is one of three core food plants, the other two being wheat and grapes. Over 90% of olive oil in Crete is extra virgin. An acidity value less than 0.8 and comprised of more than 85% of unsaturated fats. It is considered to have the best flavor and forms as much as 80% of Greece’s total olive oil production.