Exceptional, natural goodness sourced in Greece is what Neolea is all about following the mantra: 'love more, live better and get more taste out of life'.
Founded back in 2015, Neolea is a cult go-to brand extra virgin olive oil and natural salt flakes for foodies across the globe. Moving from The Netherlands to the Greek island of Corfu at 26 years, Bart Jan Manten discovered not only the good-life but perhaps the elixir that simply makes life good.
He was inspired by his 'wow' first taste of Greek extra virgin olive oil "What have I been eating all these years?' Bart was on a mission. He set about learning more about production, traditional processing, and harvesting: how to produce the world's best virgin olive oils. Pioneering in his approach, Neolea is a modern authentic brand distributed in sleek designed bottles and packaging, created by Luminous Design, an Athens, Greece based storytelling studio. The narrative clearly reflects Bart's enthusiasm and youthful approach to a tradition centuries old.
From Messinia, Greece - the oil is extracted from the Koroneiki olive, hand-picked by small-hold farmers in the south of Greece. Straight from the olive grove into the bottle.
Small in size, superior in flavour. The trees are surrounded by wild aromatic plants and, together with an innovative extraction process, define the Neo quality standard.
'Olive leaves, green herbs, freshly cut grass, green tomatoes and artichoke are the tones found in our extra virgin olive oil's profile.'
Neolea Olive Oil is a pure and fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Adding to Neolea's natural product range, Bart turned his eye to another of his taste-bud friends: Sea Salt. A logical addition to the portfolio, who does'nt love olive oil and sea salt?, Neolea focus on high-quality sea salt, which boasts 84 trace minerals, is a great source of electrolytes like magnesium, calcium, potassium, and sodium, and taste fantastic.
The salt line is designed from the principle; it should add the right flavour to every dish. That's why we made six different flavours. Besides Pure, there is a Smoked edition and four different flavours that have vegetables and/or fruits added. No panic, all from mother nature, truly organic.
The combo of extra virgin oils and natural sea salts are a much sought after foodie treat, made by a Dutch guy who fell in love with Greece and who can blame him.
Images taken by Stefanos Tsakiris for Neolea. All rights reserved.