New product: Soap made with extra virgin olive oil.

New product: Soap made with extra virgin olive oil.

A new Berlin Oil Connection product is coming soon: Home made olive soap by Zoe from the Lakonia region, exactly where our olive oil comes from. This is a high quality product using only fair ingredients. Zoe makes her soaps in a cold process to ensure that all the vitamins and the anti-oxides from the olive oil , the herbs, the zests, the clays, the juices, the honey and the essential oils are held together in every soap bar she makes. The cold process of saponification takes four weeks for the soaps to be ready. The combination of oil and water is done through caustic soda. During the 4 weeks cure the caustic soda reacts with the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and evaporates from the soap, leaving a thin layer of white dust that is harmless and can be removed to make the soap look better. Due to the long production time why we advise our customers if they...
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Video: Berlin Oil Connection tour in Laconia (Spring 2020)

Video: Berlin Oil Connection tour in Laconia (Spring 2020)

Welcome to paradise. This is the Andrianos farm where our olive oil comes from. Located in Southern Peloponnese, in an area called Laconia. Turn your sound on to hear the concert of birds.  With Berlin Oil Connection, we import extra virgin olive oil from a farm in Southern Greece. The Andrianos farm is located in Laconia, around 60 kilometres from Sparta. Every year we bring pure olive oil from one harvest from this farm to Berlin. Because it comes from a single farm and from one of the best growing regions in the world, it has a very low acidity, which gives an intense taste but means it is not burning in the mouth as you maybe know from farmer's oil of other regions. Also this means high heat resistance, it is suitable for frying and can even be used several times. With the intense pure taste it is very suitable for making salads etc. This video shows you the two...
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The taste and quality of Koroneiki variety of extra virgin olive oil

The taste and quality of Koroneiki variety of extra virgin olive oil

Studies have shown that it can do everything from reduce blood pressure and cholesterol and even help prevent cancer. And Greek olive oil might just be the healthiest. As for the Laconian extra virgin olive oil is considered one of the best in the country. Koroneiki variety of olives that  the Southern Greek - Laconian olive oil is mainly from, is listed as one of the best varieties in the world. The chemical characteristics of Koroneiki oil are simply perfect. This cultivar is suitable for an early, excellent, extra virgin olive oil. Tfhe Koroneiki olive has one of the highest oil contents (20-30% oil), yet it is very small and difficult to cultivate. The overall yield of oil per tree is still a lot lower, but its return is exceptional quality. At the year 2018, various farmers from Peloponnese with extra olive oil made out from koroneiki won the golden price in international contests.  ...
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The new harvest of olive oil has already started

The new harvest of olive oil has already started

Dear friends and Berlin Oil connection followers We gladly announce that new harvest of olive oil in Southern Peloponnese at the region of Laconia has started. The olive oil from the new year will arrive in Berlin at the end of February - beginning of March like every year, since the picking of olives season ends in the mid of February. As always, we will bring in Berlin, the finest quality of cold pressed extra virgin olive oil, with the lowest acidity. We will keep you updated in the future with more information. In any case, you are very welcome to contact us. If you have any questions about the oil, how we bring it here, our high standards etc, don't hesitate to write us. We would be happy to answer any of your questions. You are also welcome to pre-order a canister of 5lt, or just a bottle of the new extra virgin olive oil, in fact we will publish about...
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