The Olive Tree, “the tree that feeds the children” according to Sophocles, is the protagonist of the Greek nature and history.
Olive tree and oil tree products have been blessed by Gods in Greek mythology.
The ancient Greeks smeared olive oil on their bodies and hair for grooming and good health.
Victors of Olympic Games were crowned with its leaves and in Greek diet, olive oil is the protagonist!
Through the years, the Mediterranean diet had been and still is based on olives and olive oil.