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Cretan olive oil

The olive trees are present everywhere in Crete. The trees are perfectly adapted in the climate and soils of the...

Proof of origin

Olives have been grown in the village of Thrapsano from the most ancient times.Production and storage of extra virgin olive...

Qualitative characteristics of our cretan olive oil

The qualitative characteristics of Thrapsano extra virgin olive oil depend on a combination of factors: variety cultivated (Psilolia/Koroneiki), the area's soil...

Extra virgin olive oil

Τhe Agricultural Co-operative of Thrapsano, producers one of the finest extra virgin olive oil in Crete, Greece labeled 'Laini'. Our excellent Extra Virgin...

Cretan Olive Oil - Latest News

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Εξαιρετικό παρθένο ελαιόλαδο Θραψανό - Δελτίο τύπου

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil - Production

Olive trees - Olives

Olive trees - Olives

Growers in the area prune every four to five years to a low shape providing a balanced olive tree. Suitable inspected...

The harvesting of olives

The harvesting of olives

Harvesting is done when the olive fruit has acquired a faint yellow to violet hue, depending on the degree of...

Agricultural Cooperative of Thrapsano

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Τhe Agricultural Co-operative of Thrapsano, produces one of the finest Extra virgin Olive Oil in Crete, Greece labeled 'Laini'.

Our excellent

Cretan Olive Oil

is a result of a unique combination of the quality of soil and climatic combinations in this semi-mountainous region, ideal for cultivation of the olive tree and production of exceptional extra virgin olive oil with acidity levels not exceeding 0.3%.


The Agricultural Co-operative of Thrapsano member-producers  grow their olive trees within the geographical boundaries of the community of Thrapsano, Crete, Greece.

We produce an annual volume of about 300 tons of extra virgin olive oil, varying from year to year, and it is distributed 2 ways:

  • Bulk disposal of Cretan olive Oil.
  • Wholesale of Cretan olive Oil in:
    • ½ liter,
    • 1 liter glass bottles, and in
    • 5 liter tin cans.

Quality product, competitive pricing, and an unwavering commitment to excelence in customer service, are three reasons why we are considered as highly regarded Extra Virgin Olive Oil supplier.

As a result of this our efforts we have been certified both with EN ISO 9001:2008 & EN ISO 22000:2005 (Quality Assurance System Certificate).

Laini label also bear the European Union Certificate of Origin P.D.O. (Protected Designation of Origin).
Oils covered by the Protected Designation of Origin must meet all requirements of the strict European Regulation. Describing production, conditions, and guarantees the origin of the product, also it's quality, and traceability.


Cretan olive oil - Laini

Superior category extra virgin olive oil obtained directly from olives and solely by mechanical means, pressed in cold, by Agricultural Cooperative of Thrapsano Crete Greece.