In 1952, on the unique island of Crete, in the beautiful plain of Messara, Mr. Konstantinos Steiakakis founded his dairy in his hometown, the village of Vali, Agioi Deka. With respect to Cretan tradition, producing traditional Cretan cheese products while preserving the taste and quality

The expertise of the staff at the Steiakakis Company, the traditional recipes, and the unsurpassed quality make up the formula for the success of its products. By faithfully adhering to the recipes of their forefathers with regard to the correct process of obtaining and then processing the raw materials, they achieve the excellent quality of their products.

Their aged gruyere as well as gruyere with native thyme claim a place among the best which they have more than likely earned.