Made from pork meat, according to the EU regulation for organic products, Ktima Vavourakis follows the traditional Cretan recipe. After seasoning the meat and form it into sausages, it is being smoked using olive wood and Cretan herbs such as sage, marjoram and thyme and added vinegar.
About the Producer
Vavourakis farm is located in the mountainous region of Lampini, in Rethymno Crete, away from human settlements or other activities. The untouched landscape, with its low, bushy vegetation is ideal for organic stock raising. In the 170 acres of the farm there are rocky parts, left in wilderness and small plateaus.
The pigs grouped according to their age and live in the open. Little, movable huts are used for shelter. The pigs are free to move into their space, they graze, they dig, they do whatever they like that keeps them happy. The animals are fed exclusively on certified, organic products; grain, fruits and vegetables. Greek herbs are also used such as oregano as a mean of protection from diseases.