Kalamata Olives PDOThe most famous Kalamata Olives PDO have traveled across the world. All juicy, with their characteristic brownish color and a slightly fruity flavor, the Kalamata Olives consist a treasure for the Messinian land. Integral part in each table, either as a snack or as a indispensible meal component.
Sfela PDOSemi-hard cheese from sheep or goat milk, which is found in the prefectures of Messinia and Laconia. The name “sfela” comes from the greek word sfelida, which means strip, by the way it gets cut during its production.Read more
Figs and Dried Figs (Tsapeles)There are plentiful fig trees in the area of Kalamata and Messinia in general. A characteristic variety is the tsapelosykon. They are consumed either fresh, even cut directly from the tree, or dried, after having stayed under the sun and dried in a natural way, with absolutely no chemical additives. Read more
PasteliTypical traditional sweet made from sesame and honey. It occurs with many variations (peanut, almond) and different textures (soft-boiled, crunchy). A dominant Kalamata product is the melato pasteli (pasteli with honey).