Traditional Hellenic Variety. From the plains of Thessalia and specifically from Velestino, we are being offered one of the key elements of the Greek Mediterranean Diet, which is directly related to our culture.
Dried beans are a vital food source and one of the world's oldest cultivated crops. Evidence of cultivation goes back more than 7,000 years in some parts of the world. Are also grow at the rich Greek land, being one of the key elements of the Greek Mediterranean Diet. An excellent source of protein, dietary fiber,antioxidants and complex carbohydrates, dried beans are flavorful, nutritionally dense, inexpensive and versatile.
These beans are thick but boil fast, once soaked in water for several hours (or overnight). Although beans are considered a winter food, mostly eaten as a boiled hot soup, however, there are various recipes to eat them at any time of year, cooked in a pot or in the oven, either on their own, which is a great choice for vegetarians, or as a side dish to meat, or even in salads.
Their packaging ensures that all nutrients will be kept unalterableuntil the expiration date. Keep it in a cool and dry place. These beans are medium-sized, so boil fast, once soaked in water for several hours (or overnight).
From the ‘’Terra Ferea’’ farm which is certified for its System of Integrated Agricultural Production, according to AGRO 2.1-2.2. Their packaging ensures that all nutrients will be kept intact until the expiration date.
Greece is famous for its pulses which represent a product of an exceptional taste and nutritional value. Nowadays, the nutritional value of legumes is recognized internationally, as they are an essential part of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid.
The Giant (Gigantes, Elephantes) Beans from Kastoria are a Greek variety of high quality, thin-skinned and very easy to prepare (short boiling time), thanks to the unique combination of microclimate, soil composition and traditional farming techniques used. Our Greek giant white beans offer extraordinary health benefits. They are loaded with antioxidants and provide a good supply of detoxifying molybdenum. They are also a good source of fiber and protein and rank low on the glycemic index. They produce alpha-amylase inhibitors which help regulate fat storage in the body. What's more, white beans deliver a good supply of magnesium, a mineral with multiple health benefits.
The Greek way of eating beans as the main ingredient of "fasolada" bean soup, has led many to assume that beans are a winter food but the myth is about to be debunked. Bulky and substantial, they can be eaten throughout the year in a dizzying range of fabulous recipes, as an ideal meat alternative that keeps you sated longer and tastes delicious.
Storage Instructions: Keep it in a cool and dry place. Soak the White Beans overnight before cooking them.
Cultivation under the Integrated Management Crop system and EN ISO 22000:2005 certified. Cultivation area: Kastoria, from rich plains of West Macedonia in north Greece.
All our rice is grown in small Greek family farms in Serres's rivers and fields. The relatively extensive sunshine in September and October in particular is conducive to the good nutrition of the grain which is important for its quality and nutritional value. Rice is composed of carbs, with small amounts of protein and virtually no fat. Meanwhile, the abundant moisture, high temperatures and sunshine during the summer favour the growth and premium quality of rice.
Our Greek Bonnet Rice, Long Grain Parboiled Rice is very tasty and keep its granular texture during the cooking process. Make a special rice recipe or use it in typical Greek recipes, such as stuffed tomatoes, spinach rice and cabbage rice.
Storage Instructions: Keep it in a cool and dry place.
Cultivation under the Integrated Management Crop system and EN ISO 22000:2005 certified. Cultivation area: Serres ,from rich plains of Macedonia in north Greece.