09 Aug, 2020

Traditional Olive Soap Corfu

The PATOUNIS Soap Works with a history of over 150 years, still make handcrafted soap by traditional methods from locally produced olive products. The Corfu plant built in 1891, preserved with its functioning tools and equipment, constitutes a living memory of a splendid old local tradition.

Throughout modern history soap has been a necessity in developed societies, as the primary means of hygiene and cleanliness. In medicine also found healing and antiseptic properties.

The type of soaps produced in the Patounis factory are:

  • Olive Oil Soap is made totally of pure virgin olive oil. It has limited lathering capacity but is distinguished for its mild action sensitive skin.
  • The Green Olive Soap is made of olive pomace oil which contains the olive chlorophyll.
  • Olive-Palm Soap is made of 80% pure virgin olive oil and 20% edible palm kernel oil thus a mild soap with rich smooth lather.
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