This traditional product of mount Pelion, molasses from PDO Firiki apples, is produced by the Agricultural Cooperative of Zagora – Pelion in exclusive cooperation with the Women’s Agrotourism Cooperative of Zagora, which has certified processing facilities.
It is a superior thick and syrupy traditional and healthy product with distinct flavor, which has been awarded a Superior Taste Award by the International Taste & Quality Institute (iTQi).
About PDO Firiki Piliou
An apple variety from the mount Pelion area that belongs to the species Malus Domestica Borkh and to the miniature variety “Firiki”. Firiki Piliou is a small to medium-sized apple, with an elongated, cylindrical shape and a smaller diameter-to-length ratio compared to “Firiki” from other regions. It is yellowish-green in colour, with vivid red tones on the side exposed to the sun. It is very firm, has a high sugar content and low acidity, a sweet juicy flesh and a particularly strong fragrance, making it one of the most delicious and sought-after apples in the world.
It is a Protected Designations of Origin product, and is marketed by the Agricultural Cooperative of Zagora-Pilio. Since 1985, it has been trademarked under the “Zagorin” name.