The athonian, golden extra virgin olive oil is found (of course) in Ouranoupolis, consisting one of the most popular products in the destination. On the other hand, the fragrant, golden olive oil of Gomati, Develiki, Megali Panagia and Pyrgadikia is being produced in the famous local oil presses which – among other products – bottle the «Entelechia», «Mount Athos» and «Rountos Olive oil».
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In the local olive groves the olives are collected in the most traditional way. Every October and November a numerus of locals indulge in the collection of olives – a laborious but human and divinely blessed activity! The famous «Halkidiki Olives», can be found in Ouranoupolis, Pyrgadikia, Gomati and Megali Panagia are large, juicy and fleshy, enjoyed salted or bitter, vinegared or fermented in their liquids!