VisionCOLUMBA OLIVIA company has been established to provide exquisite products of premium quality and unparalleled value, thus promoting those unique features of the Greek culture and Mediterranean nutrition throughout the world. COLUMBA, an ancient greek word which according to the ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes alludes the dove's flying movement in the air and OLIVIA which refers to olive oil itself.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit
In accordance with Aristotle's quote, COLUMBA OLIVIA endeavors to reach perfection so as to provide a tangible result of one of the finest extra virgin oil examples in the world. To attain this goal, a control in every stage of the production process has been established following the international standards (Food Management System Standard EN ISO 22000:2005 and HACCP)
Olive oil holds a leading position in the Mediterranean nutrition, considering that it is the main source of fats, followed by unrefined cereals, legumes , fruit and vegetables. Owing to its chemical composition, olive oil holds a high level of monounsaturated fats, such as oleic acid, which is associated with the reduction of heart disease risk .