Pamako. An unusual name for olive oil, hiding excellent quality and elegant packaging. Comes from Chania, Crete, in a special, glass bottle with certified health claim. His name also means drug itself. No, the word pamako not some exotic foreign language. It comes from the Linear B, the oldest written language in Europe, the first Greek writing.
Linear B was first discovered in the palace of Knossos, but clay tablets written in Linear B have since been found at Pylos, Thebes, Mycenae and elsewhere. It later and differs from Linear A, writing the Minoan period.
Pamako therefore a real oil “drug Nature ‘, which is high in polyphenols, natural substances known for their antioxidant activity. Minimum olive oils in Europe have certified to themselves as “medicinal” and Pamako is one of them.
Because of the areas morphology its not possible the use of heavy machinery. Harvesting is made by hand, with electric sticks while climbing throw the tree and carefully harvest every time the fruits that have a light green color, before they start to turn.
Due to chemical analysis , of the department of pharmacy, pharmacognosy & natural products chemistry of National University of Athens at March of 2015 ,the evaluation of both, our olive oil show some impressive results.
The levels of Oleocanthal and Oleacein present in, “Pamako Monovarietal’’ & “Pamako blend” ,are higher than the average values of international university studies till now performed. It should be noted that Oleocanthal and Oleacein present important biological activity and they have been related with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cardioprotective and neuroprotective activity. Also due to European regulation 432/2012, standards, the hydroxytyrosol derivatives that “Pamako” has, is over than 5mg/20gr olive oil. Such a result leads that a daily consumption of 20gr of “Pamako” protects the blood lipids from oxidative stress.
The bottle and the two oil varieties are black, that special oil to protect against deterioration caused by sunlight. The cap is made of cork with wooden finish.
100% Tsounati variety , Fresh & fruity aroma with strong spicy elements and soft bitter taste
one of the highest phenolic EVOO’s in Greece for 2018