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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Gaea olive oil

Gaea olive oil is a product of "old world" production in Greece, the result being authentic, flavorful and high quality products that have garnered many international awards.
I poured Gaea olive oil over my pasta, and it instantly gave me a taste of pure ingredients grown in the fertile earth of Greece. The packaging is sophisticated and attractive, and it certainly will stand out on store shelves. Its aesthetic looks are just as impressive as its taste.
This product will no doubt appeal to the gourmet-food lover who knows what kind of an impact quality olive oil can have on one's food. In addition, the morals of the company and its dedication to sustainable production is equally as enticing for customers who care to ask about its backstory. 

According to its press release, Gaea's ingredients are exclusively of the highest quality: naturally grown in Greece, sun-ripened and harvested the traditional way. It is important for Gaea to preserve and to optimize what Mother Earth offers. All Gaea products are Non-GMO and traceable to the source. Gaea is also dedicated to sustainable production. As such, Gaea produces the first Extra Virgin Olive Oils that have been certified Carbon Neutral. Gaea is also committed to reducing its water footprint, and it is a member of the non-profit Water Footprint Network. All Gaea olives are traditionally harvested, picked and sorted by hand and then processed with care. Almost all of Gaea's oils are certified PDO (Protected Designation of Origin).

Here are the new Gaea products:
Kritsa Estate EVOO - Kritsa extra virgin olive oil is produced in Kritsa, in one of Crete's oldest olive groves dating back 4,500 years from ancient trees dating back 80-100 years. This area has a warm, dry, semi-mountainous climate with a lot of sunshine as well as perfect soil conditions, which are ideal for olive oil tree cultivation. The production comes out of common grinding from a variety of olives known as "Koroneiki," which are ground within three hours from the harvest to ensure very low acidity and top quality.

Vranas Estate EVOO - Gaea's Vranas PGI extra virgin olive oil comes from the island of Lesvos and is made from the unique variety called "Agrielia." Grown on ancient trees dating back 80-100 years that are exposed to the sun for more than 3,000 hours per year, the olives acquire a distinctively warm aroma and taste. Classified P.G.I. (Protected Geographical Indication) by the EU, which guarantees the superior quality and total integrity of the product.

Balsamic and Honey Glaze - Gaea Balsamic and Honey Glaze is the balsamic vinegar of Ancient Greeks with a creamy texture – Crema di Oxymelo. This glaze is unique in that it has only four ingredients with nothing artificial and no sugar added.

Natural Grape Glaze - The Greek Crema di Balsamico, Petimezi is based on a Greek recipe produced in a traditional way. GAEA Petimezi Cream is made of 100 percent natural grape juice syrup (grape must) and contains only two ingredients with no sugars and nothing artificial added.