Information about the local products of Pelion
Many succulent local products can be found in Pelion, including virgin olive oil, local wine, vinegar, golden thyme honey, fruit liqeueurs, an incredible variety of herbs and teas and many sweets and jams.
The most famous fruit of Pelion is fyriki, a type of small apple that is largely cultivated in the villages of Pelion and that makes a nice spoon sweet. Many women cooperatives have been established to make these spoon sweets and jams and to gather herbs in order to sell them in open markets.
The traditional specialities of Pelion include white been soup, cheese-bread called tyropsomo, excellent meat as many inhabitants deal with cattle breeding and spetsofai, a spicy dish with peppers and sausage.