Terra Creta has won two important accolades among all contestants at the Evooleum Awards 2020, the international competition for the quality of extra virgin olive oil:
- ‘Best Olive Oil from Greece’ and ‘Best Olive Oil of the Koroneiki variety’ fro Gran Cru and
- ‘Best Greek PDO’ for the PDO of Kolymvari
In addition, Terra Creta is the sole Greek company that managed to attain the score required in order to appear on the printed list of the Evooleum top 100, where the world’s 100 highest-quality olive oils are represented.
The international competition Evooleum, based in Spain, evaluates the best extra virgin olive oils in the world. The classification of the 100 best oils for each harvest is concluded according to impartial tasting criteria and is a practical tool for consumers, traders, distributors and catering entrepreneurs, in order to better acquaint themselves with the finest-quality olive juices and make a selection among the absolute best.
Terra Creta is headquartered in the middle of the olive grove of Kolymbari, Chania. With an unequivocal commitment to quality, it has managed to export its olive oil to more than 45 countries around the world, having won more than 75 awards in international competitions. It practices a holistic approach to the product in collaboration with groups of producers under the supervision of agronomists, while it operates a state-of-the-art oil mill and a standardization unit. Its philosophy is rooted in offering consumers products of high nutritional value, and manufactured with sustainable practices. Furthermore, the company has taken initiatives in the field of sustainable olive cultivation and is pioneering with products such as spray olive oil, on top of the traceability of all its olive oil products. It occupies one of the leading positions in the Greek olive oil market, exporting 95% of its yield.