With special care and respect for nature, the nuns of the Monastery of the Annunciation at Ormylia cultivate since 1974 the olive groves of the Monastery. During the harvesting and processing of olives only physical processes are used. This is the reason why these Black Olives from Chalkidiki – Throympes, stand out thanks to their unique taste and excellent quality.
Gathered by hand, Black Olives from Chalkidiki – Throympes, are an authentic monastic product. They stand out with their unique taste and exceptional quality. With absolute respect to the environment, the nuns from the Holy Monastery of the Annunciation of Virgin Mary at Ormylia have an age-old tradition in the production of biological olives.
Having significant benefits for human health and longevity, olives and their products are valuable nutrients for a balanced diet, especially for Mediterranean cuisine lovers.
Since ancient times, the fruit of the olive tree was considered blessed and was a symbol of knowledge, wisdom, health, abundance, beauty and strength.
The olives are rich sources of monounsaturated fatty acids. The chlorine they contain helps improve liver functions while vitamins A, D, E and K help encourage bone growth. People who follow a low sodium diet, especially hypertensive, should not consume large quantities of olives, because they are high in sodium content.