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Product Description
Handmade bites made from carob flour, roasted almonds, yellow raisins and Cretan olive oil, flavoured with cinnamon, cloves and natural orange juice. They were traditionally served as a treat at weddings or births. This is because people believed that they brought good luck. They were called "kalo riziko" which in Greek means "good luck". Niktaris Bakeries make these special bites according to a secret family recipe, using selected ingredients. "Kalorizika" bites do not contain eggs, butter or other dairy products. They are also ideal for vegetarians. Moreover, carob is considered to be a wholesome and most nutritious fruit. It is rich in antioxidants, fibre, vitamins and trace elements while at the same time, poor in calories and fat. Enjoy delicious "carob kalorizika" with your morning coffee or afternoon tea.
Ingredients
Wheat flour, carob flour, barley flour, olive oil, natural orange juice, sugar, almonds, currants, sesame seeds, cloves, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Net Weight
    250g
  • Gross Weight
    260g
  • Width
    9.5cm
  • Depth
    7.5cm
  • Height
    22.5cm
Product History
Cookies or biscuits go back thousands of years. Essentially they were a kind of food that looked like bread, but were able to be kept fresh for a long period of time. Today, there is a multitude of cookie recipes, where flour and sugar are the main ingredients and are found mixed with other ingredients such as eggs, honey, butter, olive oil, nuts, fruits, chocolate, cereals etc. These small crispy pastries captivate young and old alike and are a great snack- accompaniment to our breakfast, afternoon tea or coffee.
Meet the producer: Niktaris Bakeries
Niktaris Bakeries

Niktaris Bakeries is a family-owned business which is located in the region of Rethymnon on the beautiful island of Crete. It specializes in the production of the traditional Cretan Rusks. In ultramodern and most innovative production facilities, the Niktaris brothers follow the traditional recipe for the Cretan Rusks, with dedication and respect. They knead and bake rusks, biscuits and grissini on a daily basis, along with a great variety of other organic products by making best use of the finest materials generously supplied by the Cretan land.

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The prefecture of Rethimno is located on the north coast of Crete. The area has many archaeological sites, such as stunning Venetian and Turkish monuments, Byzantine churches and monasteries, the most well preserved Renaissance town in Greece, as well as stunning natural beauty, such as impressive canyons, caves, sandy beaches with crystal clear water, indented coastlines and rare plants.

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Cretan handmade carob biscuits «Kalorizika» "Niktaris Bakery" 250g

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Product code: 000288 Gross Weight 260g
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Handmade biscuits made with carob flour. A wonderful and traditional Cretan recipe.
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