natural products Crete

When buying beauty products people are now looking for more than pretty shades of lipstick or beautifully scented moisturizer. They want cosmetics that have a greater purpose, whether that’s to improve their skin, help with relaxation, or even to improve supply chain sustainability. Ethical shopping is now a growing trend

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Klados winery

The Klados Winery is a small family business, founded in 1997 and located in the direct neighborhood of Melidoni X Village. Klados Winery is a member of the association Wines of Crete, an association to promote Cretan wine around the world.

The first winery was set up in small rented premises, located on the outskirts of the city of Rethymno, with a production capacity of 20,000 Litres/year, that grew over time. The business was relocated in 2007, in a purpose-built family owned premises, with a capacity of 100.000 Litres/year, in the area of Panormo. The new winery was equipped with modern technology, in both winemaking and bottling, enabling the processing of greater volumes and higher standards of quality.

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Paraschakis olive oil

Paraschakis olive oil factory is a Cretan family business, with a year-long tradition in the production of olive oil. Years of experience and thorough knowledge of olive products are the main characteristics.The Paraschakis olive factory lies around the corner of Melidoni X Village and was found in 1991. The olive factory is producing around 400 tones of olive oil and supporting the local farmers around the area.
The mill uses the centrifugal procession for the separation and the extraction of the olive oil. In addition, the kneading procedure is at temperatures lower than 27 degrees Celsius in order to ensure all the quality features and benefits of the product.The mill has been totally upgraded with new modern and latest technology machines, a fully automated line that can produce a better olive oil!

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Kurelu

Kurelu ist ein interaktives Projekt, eine kreative "Wette", dass gewebte Teppiche einen Platz im modernen Zuhause finden können, um wieder Teil unseres Alltags zu werden. Die Person hinter Kurelu ist Angeliki Genitsaridou! Sie wuchs wortwörtlich unter den Webstühlen der Frauen ihrer Familie auf und liebte ihr rhythmisches Lied. Sie studierte dekorative Kunst am Technologischen Institut in Thessaloniki, arbeitete einige Jahre als Dekorateurin und beschloss dann, zu ihren Wurzeln zurückzukehren.

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