The whole island of Crete from end to end is full of the blessed tree, the olive, which generously offers to the people its fruit, olives and oil.
Every corner of the island has its own particularity, the soil, the rocks, the smell plants, grasses and wildflowers, so the olive trees of each area give the oil unique flavor, aroma, color and nutritional value.
In eastern Crete and specifically in Piskokefalo the Papadakis family tries years from grandfather to grandfather, keep, increase and upgrade the olive trees and the quality of the oil. We have worked with the soil and the relationship with the land taught us respect and love. He gave us the precious fruit of, extra virgin olive oil with protected designation of origin Sitia Lassithi Crete (PDO).
The best in quality, rich in nutritional value and flavor. Produced from olives and solely by mechanical means (without chemical additives and processing).
We have achieved over many years, several awards and several international awards. This is confirmed by the demand, as completely absorbed annually from domestic and global market.
Why we gave the name Erotokritos;
«We are the heirs of those who passed, the partners of those living and those which provide for those who will come»
The traditional elements ensure the continuation and stimulate the national consciousness, strengthen the struggle for genuine ideals. Contribute to the preservation of historical memory, the cultivation of patriotism and preserving those elements which guide future generations properly. They form a distillate from memories that define our cultural position in the world. The acquaintance with the past offer lessons, proven knowledge and experiences that broaden the horizons of people helping to avoid errors of the past and to identify the roots of the current errors while at the same time created the conditions for a future with imagination and quality.
Very famous narrative poem -row, Vitsetzo Kornaros originating from Piskokefalo of Sitia region of eastern Crete.
Noteworthy is that the work is taught in many schools and higher educational institutions outside the boundaries of Greece. Protagonists of the project are two young guys, Erotokritos and Aretousa (full virtues, graces, virtues) that despite social difference separating them, were associated with a pure, genuine, true feeling tested but withstood.
Not random selection of Erotokritos name. Etymologically derived from the verb ‘ronnymi and judge, that Erotokritos is the one who has a strong crisis, it makes right choices with maturity and responsibility, seeking the genuine true net. Since such choices also need our time with the frantic pace of technology.
The genuine and true must regain its rightful place in our lives, in all areas: material, social, spiritual and moral psychological.