The olive oil commercial company was founded by Dionysios Pomonis-Kanonikas in 1958, and from 1994 to the present day the driving force behind the business has been his son, Nikolaos Pomonis-Kanonikas, through the company now known as Trading Oil.
The business of the company consists, first of all, of the collection of olive oil from producers, olive pressing facilities, as well as agricultural cooperatives. Quality control testing is then carried out according to Greek and European regulations, and lastly, the company undertakes commercial trading of olive oil within Greece and abroad.
Since ancient times it is known that olive oil in our diet is vital to the health of any organization. The father of medicine, Hippocrates and the greatest doctors of the time, such as Galen, Dioscorides, and Diocles firmly believed in the beneficial health effects and recommended its use on a daily basis as a treatment in many cases.
Today, 3000 years later, modern medicine continues to recommend the widespread use of olive oil in the diet of adults and children, healthy and sick, thanks to the precious ingredients that provide health, wellness and longevity.
The objective of the company Trading Oil is to maintain the exceptional quality of Greek olive oil in foreign as well as domestic markets.
For this purpose our extensive experience, as well as our expert tasters, ensure that we buy only the best quality olive oil to meet the needs of our customers.
However, the process does not end here. Quality control continues through chemical analyses by laboratories specializing in olive oil, which carry out the full range of tests to ensure that highest quality standards are maintained.
An important contribution to this is made by our storage facilities. The olive oil is stored in stainless steel tanks which meet certified standards of food health and safety, and ensure ideal conditions for protection, preservation and maintenance of the correct temperatures for this precious product.
The final stage of the above process is the exporting of the olive oil, mainly to Italy, for use by large standardized blending companies which expect the highest quality requirements to be met. Transportation is carried out in liquid bulk form by inox steel tanker trucks especially designed for international transportation of food products.
The beneficial effect of olive oil because of its high content of antioxidants, resulting in a combination of functions and substantially reducing the harmful effects of free radicals, strengthening the body's defenses and strengthening the heart and blood vessels!
Thus, the "liquid gold", as he used to mention Homer, overflowing with an abundance of nutrients:
The composition of olive oil fatty acids varies from sample to sample. The latitude, the climate, the variety and the degree of ripeness of the fruit during harvesting affects the composition in fatty acids.
While theoretically expected that more than 70 different triglycerides found in olive oil, in fact their number is much smaller, as some are missing and others are in insignificant amounts. Olive oil is a rich source elaikou acid due monoakorestotitas, is considered valuable for health, it is associated with decreased risk of developing atherosclerotic disease and coronary heart disease.