Farmer Nikos from Paphos, Cyprus
Nikos is an agronomist and, together with his father, a well-known pharmacologist and professor, has been organizing organic farming at the foot of the Troodos Mountains on the island of Cyprus for 30 years.
The region's unique territory, the Paphos Forest, is the ideal home for species such as Origanum Dubium, which are native to Cyprus and which are mainly found there, in rocky areas in various habitats, at an altitude (between 200-1000m) and thrive.
The land of these farmers is literally surrounded by forest.
The plantations are certified organic.
The exceptional organoleptic properties of their production stem from the fact that all of their plantings are not watered, so the plants are really forced to protect themselves and produce more essential oils.
However, without irrigation, crop yields are difficult to predict and there is a risk of crop failure.
Nikos' family grows the following herbs: Cistus creticus, Origanum dubium, Origanum marjorana, Satureja thymbra, Salvia fruticosa and Salvia rosmarinus
All Nikos herbs are cataloged under KK-03.
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