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Olive Oil - The Gold Of Mediterranean

Olive oil the gold of Mediterranean, symbol of peace, wisdom and victory.

The true genetic origin of the olive tree is not known.

However, some say the cultivation of the olive began around 5,000 BC on the Greek island of Crete. Some others support its origin began in Syria, Iran and Palestine area. All major civilizations in the Mediterranean, like the Egyptians, Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans have spread the fruit to the Mediterranean shores of Africa, Southern Europe and westwards...