PULSES / BEANS

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  • Country Origin: Greece
IMAGE 1- Aphitos is a beautiful rural area of the Kassandra municipality in Chalkidiki. The ideal climatic conditions along with its unique geographical location form the perfect prerequisites for the excellent cultivation of chickpeas. Aphitos is an area of low altitude, surrounded by the sea. The warm days and the cool nights provide the appropriate moisture content, while mild winds during the day, keep the cultivation safe from diseases and viruses. So, top -quality and top-flavor chickpeas are produced! / IMAGE 2- Across the middle of the Kastoria Prefecture stretches a plateau, watered by the Haliakmon River, where the unique variety of the Giant Beans — Elephants of Kastoria is cultivated. The soil ingredients and the water reservoirs of the river’s sources, combined with the mild mountainous climate of the region make it ideal for the production of this unique product, characterized by its thin skin, its abundant sprouting and its special taste. / IMAGE 3- In the Maniaki region of Florina, south of Lake Vegoritida, lie the virgin and fertile lands, where the renowned local bean variety is cultivated. The sandy soils, combined with the region’s lakeside microclimate are ideal for the production of this thin-skinned variety with the unusually rich taste. Even to this day the beans are collected by the producers by hand. / IMAGE 4- Vanilla Beans from Feneos / IMAGE 5- Feneos is an enchanting region on the mountains of Corinthia. At an altitude of 700m, the especially fertile ground, the abundant water and the perfect climate combine with traditional agriculture to offer us, since the beginning of the 20th century, the tasty Black-Eyed Peas of Feneos with their rich taste and aroma. / IMAGE 6- The wheat produced around the city of Thebes has been known and renowned since ancient times. It is hard, rich in semolina and perfect for flour, pasta, wholegrain bread and koliva. / IMAGE 7- Feneos is an enchanting region on the mountains of Corinthia. At an altitude of 700m, the especially fertile ground, the abundant water and the perfect climate combine with traditional agriculture to offer us, since the beginning of the 20th century, the renowned for its aroma and velvety taste Fava of Lathouri. / IMAGE 8- Farsala, a mountainous region, was settled by Greek immigrants from Kayseri in Asia Minor, bringing the cultivation of Lentils with them. The careful choice of inclined, rainfed1 land by the local producers, combined with the ideal microclimate of the region, guarantee a produce of special and rich taste.