The first olive mill of Voliotis family started its operation in the village of Agios Vlasios of Pelion in 1969.
Emphasizing at perfect organization and showing respect to the producer and the consumer, Pelion Olive Oil was created. In 1981 the Olive mill moved to new facilities in the area of Ano Lechonia, in a large and renovated area, where the production processes take place, from the collection of oils to the disposal of oil.
Continuing the tradition and constantly investing in new technological equipment, the family has developed healthy working relationships and immediate service with the consumer public, while combining product quality with affordable prices. Adhering to the principles of environmental ethics and responding to new challenges, Voliotis family processes, standardizes and sells olive oil products of excellent quality and taste, with a special aroma and enchanting color.
The Οlive Μill
The mill operates with the most modern operating methods while covering all the latest European Union standards in matters such as Cold Extrusion Heatless (Organic oil), while it also has ISO 9001:2015 & FSSC 22000(version 5.1) certifications. Since 2019, new technological equipment has been installed at the mill introducing the refining of oil without water. This achieves even greater durability, nutrition and flavor of the oil, offering new dynamic to family business. In recent years the place is open to public, where visitors can make a tour at the mill and taste the olive oil products, from 08:00 – 22:00 everyday.
Health Claim Award
Unheated olive oil is crucial for its proper functioning organism of heart, intestines, stomach, mind.
To be called an unheated and extra virgin olive oil must have been produced:
1) From high quality olives and harvest at the right time.
2) Heat treatment with real COLD EXTRACTION and without the intervention of water.
3) Without centrifugation at any stage of the treatment, which in cooperation with hot water burn the polyphenols and carry them to the waste.
The nutritional value of unheated virgin olive oil differs from its aroma, color, taste and thick texture.
Olive oil, the essence of virgin olive oil, has been shown in research to have a broad effect on diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, heart attack and stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, type II diabetes, and even more so on anxiety.
Unheated olive oil, this sanctified product of nature, contributes significantly to the health of those who consume it. Nowadays, after research, it is used as a medicinal product.
Unheated olive oil is the fruit juice of the olive and is a medicine!
With over 70 years of experience in the production of olive oil, Voliotis family has received many awards and recognition and important distinctions. Since 2015, due to its high quality and rich aroma, “Pelion Olive Oil” has become widely known and actively participates in also Greek and world market. At the same time, the company participates in Greek and international exhibitions, attracting a large number of visitors and representatives, emphasizing at the benefits of olive oil, introducing the taste that Pelion’s soil gives to it.