Minoan Gaia is is a new brand in Crete, Greece which is synonymous which is synonymous with the promotion of qualitative, perfectly healthy and innovative Cretan traditional products, as well as the international promotion of the Cretan cultural - gastronomic life proposal.
Minoan Gaia is a new brand in Crete, Greece, which has as a vision the promotion of the Cretan cultural - gastronomic life proposal internationally and promote qualitative and innovative Cretan traditional products. The uniqueness of the products lies in the fact that it are perfectly healthy, natural, authentic and are distinguished by their high quality. They also feature award-winning, innovative packaging for which source of inspiration and creativity is the Minoan culture and more specifically the Great Goddess of the Minoans, Mother - Earth, from which follows the name of their products, MITERRA.
With a vision to spread the Minoan civilization and the Cretan culinary life proposal, the Minoan Gaia company connects tradition with the know-how and innovation. Using local quality ingredients creates products that promote culture and gastronomy of Crete.
The company's name MINOAN GAIA, is associated with a significant history behind the name, which comes out from the Greek mythology and history and indicates its origins and characteristics.
The Minoan period and more specifically the 'Earth of Minos' is a very important step of Greek history and specifically of the Greek culture and concerns the beginning of it.
By promoting the myth and history of the Earth of Minos, the intention of MINOAN GAIA is to familiarize consumers with the Greek story and enhance the quality and identity of Cretan products. The Minoan civilization and writing Linear B was the inspiration and creation of MINOAN GAIA company logo and the Great Goddess of the Minoans, Mother - Earth, was the inspiration of the packaging creative and the name of the products, MITERRA.
Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, 88th-largest island in the world and the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, and Corsica. Crete and a number of surrounding islands and islets constitute the region of Crete, one of the 13 top-level administrative units of Greece.
Crete forms a significant part of the economy and cultural heritage of Greece, while retaining its own local cultural traits (such as its own poetry and music). It was once the centre of the Minoan civilization (c. 2700–1420 BC), which is currently regarded as the earliest recorded civilization in Europe.
Crete is also famous for its traditional cuisine. The nutritional value of the Cretan cuisine was discovered by the American epidemiologist Ancel Keys in the 1960, being later often mentioned by epidemiologists as one of the best examples of the Mediterranean diet.