Apples grown in richest grounds of Agia in Larissa Prefecture are known throughout Greece for their taste and quality. The first apples were cultivated back in the 50’s, coriander was the first variety of apples that was produced and monopolized the farms for near twenty years. From 1980 onwards Agias farmers started growing varieties such as Jesey Mac, Golden, Starkrimson and Granny Smith.
Today apple yearly production in Agia reaches 70 thousand tons and it is equal with the 20% of Greece’s production.
Citizens of Agia in cooperation with local confectioners and know chefs from all over the country, made the largest apple pie ever, twenty meters in length and weighing 333 kg. With that huge apple pie Agia earned a record in the Guinness World Record book.