Great Taste Awards 2023

Great Taste Awards 2023

We are thrilled to announce some exciting news with you all, our fellow food enthusiasts and valued customers. We have been honoured with two Great Taste Awards for our Phileos Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Phileos Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. We are so proud to have received such a highly respected seal of approval.

The Great Taste Award is one of the most coveted accolades in the food and beverage industry. It is known for recognising products that demonstrate outstanding flavour and quality. Winning this prestigious award is a testament to the dedication and expertise that goes into producing this high quality EVOO, from the grove to the bottle.

All products entered go through a vigorous and meticulous judging process, that is impartial as each product is blind-tasted and judged on taste alone. Some of the feedback we received from the judges at the Great Taste Awards:

Phileos Extra Virgin Olive Oil

“A beautifully coloured olive oil, with nice top notes of citrus and a peppery finish. A well-balanced product, with brightness and freshness.”

“This olive oil has an attractive green/yellow colour. It has a delicate, well balanced flavour with a peppery finish.”

Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

“A rich, clean, glossy oil with a peppery, grassy note.”

"A creamy, buttery mouthful delivers the expected grassy notes and peppery finish."

“This oil is an inviting gold with a tinge of green. There is a pleasant fruity, green olive aroma.”

“On tasting, this oil was light and creamy yet thick in consistency. There was slight bitterness at the end with a peppery finish and the smallest whiff of fruit.”

The unique characteristics highlighted by the judges is what makes this olive oil stand out. A reflection of the producers’ commitment to the rich culinary traditions of Greece.

Ways to Enjoy our Award-Winning EVOO

      • Dipping: Pour EVOO into a shallow dish and serve it with your favourite bread, a sprinkle of sea salt, and a dash of balsamic vinegar for a simple yet delicious appetiser.
      • Garnish: Drizzle over avocado toast, a finished pasta dish for an extra depth of flavour or on your soup as a finishing touch to add a special richness to each mouthful.
      • Salad dressing: Drizzle over fresh salads or steamed/grilled vegetable to enhance the flavours and add a silky texture.
      • Cooking: Use EVOO for sautéing, roasting and grilling to infuse your dishes with the authentic taste of Greece.

    Following on from this year’s success with two of our entries, we look forward to entering our other two EVOOs in next year’s competition for a chance to win and be recognised for their outstanding taste. None other than the characterful Organic Early Harvest EVOO which in our opinion is too good to cook with and should be used primarily for finishing dishes or as a dressing, and the supremely fresh 9 Ultra Premium EVOO with its extremely low acidity level of 0.2% known for its delicate texture.

    We invite you to experience the exceptional flavour and versatility of our extra virgin olive oils and elevate your culinary creations to new heights. Thank you for being part of our journey as we share these culinary staples with you.

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