Beekeeping and the use of honey as a food, cosmetic and medicine have been known in Crete since the Minoan era. It held a significant place in people’s diet since it was the only known sweetener.
In mythology, honey besides food was also the product associated with the gods, and it is believed that the gods’ ambrosia was identified with it.
The main ingredient of Cretan honey is thyme, which is blended with aromatic herbs that cover much of the soil, making Cretan Honey special with a characteristic aroma and flavor. Thyme honey of Crete is viscous and has a dark blond light reddish color and is very rich in nutrients.
Under excellent conditions of cleanliness and hygiene, ‘Cretan honey’ is produced and packaged. A product of high nutritional value that contains the aromas of Cretan herbs and the taste of Cretan nature.