KORA is a sourdough and viennoiserie bakery in Athens. It was founded by Maria Alafouzou, a writer-editor and Ianthi Michalaki, a pastry chef & baker. They bake everyday and continuously search for the finest ingredients across the country. KORA’s process includes long fermentation methods, which makes their products unique and tastier, compared to conventionally produced breads. […]

“Skoutari” is produced in the Cretan village of Kritsa. It is an extra virgin organic olive oil of the Koroneiki variety – characterised as of pharmaceutical grade by the European Union, due to its high polyphenol levels and excellent nutritional values. The word “skoutari” means “shield” and is borrowed from the lyrics of the Greek poem “Erotokritos” by Vincenzo Cornaro. In this romantic early Cretan poem, it protects the protagonist in a jousting tournament. A tournament between Erotokritos and the prince, to win over the beautiful Aretousa. This works as a metaphor for the way in which the olive oil protects the human body. […]

“The diversity of the projects we implement and the basis of our philosophy for a perfect balance between creativity and results, have prompted us to choose from a variety of colours and printing technologies, elements that blend harmoniously together and reinforce the original idea of differentiation and experimentation. […]