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Santorini is deeply rich in history. Not only is this magnificent island known for its volcano and history, it is also known for the many changes and transformations it has taken on over time in the means of geological shape, leadership and names, to mention a few.
It is assumed that the delicious tomato was brought to Santorini island between 1875 and 1880. There are two versions that tell how she found her way:
The first story states that Catholic monks brought the tomato seeds from Italy and the second version is that they were brought from the Suez region, where the pumice of Santorini was exported to build the canal.