Thassos still the people caltivates the olive trees on the island in same way as in the
past. The Olive "Throumba" or "Thassitiki" exists on
Thassos is protected type (IGP -- Protected Geographic Indication) and is suitable particularly for the
production of olives and olive oil. The Phoenicians have brought the cultivation
of the olive trees on the island of Thassos before 4000 years ago. Since
then the Olive trees have a
special meaning at the culture and in the local economy.
Thassians have done the olives and the olive oil famous in the whole
Mediterranean in the antiquity. The taste of the olives oil has a mildly
Character and a golden-yellow color.
harvest starts in November and ends to the Christmas time.
The bio (organic) olives grown with
biological methods only, i. e., without input of chemical and Pesticides.