What’s in the name?

The name is a tribute to all the wonderful gifts and fruits that the Greek earth offers to its inhabitants from ancient years till now. From mountain pastures in Epirus—to the Peloponnese with high peaks and coastal plains—to Crete’s snowcapped mountain peaks with their breathtaking beauty above its plains and coasts.

We are truly grateful to live on the Greek earth—one of the most blessed areas of the Mediterranean. The name is a tribute to all the wonderful gifts and fruits that the Greek earth offers from ancient years till now to its inhabitants.

From a huge plain in Macedonia, with its continental climate, producing cotton and rice…

…to high mountain peaks surrounding wide plains in Greece’s breadbasket, Thessaly, with its hot summers and cold winters…

…to shepherds still wandering through mountain pastures with their flocks of sheep and goats in Epirus…

…to Greece’s most southern province, Peloponnese, a vast and mountainous peninsula of high peaks and coastal plains, sunny climate, with hot, dry summers and mild winters, famous for its olive groves, citrus fruits and early-harvest vegetables, all surrounded by ancient findings like the ancient theatre of Epidaurus and Mycenae…

…to Crete’s snowcapped mountain peaks with their breathtaking beauty above its plains and coasts, which is Europe’s oldest civilization that flourished from 1700 B.C. to 1400 B.C. with mountain villages, farmlands and modern cities and its climate, which is considered as the mildest and healthiest in all of Europe, favoring a great variety of special fruits of the Greek earth…

…to the sunny islands of Greece—Sporades, Ionian, Cyclades, Dodecanese and northeastern Aegean islands—being more than 1400, with each one having its own characteristic local climate and agriculture.


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