STEP BY STEP WE GROW…
1950 – THE BEGINNING
Everything started in the ‘50s, when the Sarantis family began being active in the area of cheese and yogurt production. With passion, love and respect to the traditional recipes their products reached quickly the heart of the residents of the wider area of Trikala.
1986 – THE FIRST MODERN PRODUCTIVE UNIT IN TRIKALA
The fame for the products of the Sarantis family begins to spread all over Greece. The family therefore decides the construction of a new production plant in Trikala (TYRAS) in order to meet the increased demand of quality products of distinct taste.
1999 – THE BEGINNING OF PRODUCTIVE ACTIVITIES IN ROMANIA
While the Group was under a continuous development, the time came for the first big step outside the borders of Greece, with the selection of Romania as a big milk productive country.
2000 – TAKEOVER OF THE DAIRY INDUSTRY OLYMPOS IN LARISSA, GREECE
The Group gave a new development dynamics to the "OLYMPOS" company with a new philosophy, new products and clear strategy.
2004 – A NEW PRODUCTION PLANT OF CHEESE PRODUCTS IN SLIVEN, BULGARIA
A new plant for the production of yellow cheese destined for the further reinforcement of the Group in the International Markets.
2005 – ENTRANCE IN THE MARKET OF FRESH NATURAL JUICES
A strategic entrance of the Group in a new sector: the production of fresh natural juices. The innovation, the quality and special taste were recognized immediately by the consumers and quickly acquired a special place in the heart of Greek consumers.
2007 – BEGINNING OF COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES WITH ROMANIA AND BULGARIA
From the moment that both countries became members of the European Union, the Group began a commercial activity. With a privately owned distribution network, the products are placed on the shelves of Supermarkets and the possibility is given to the consumers of Romania and Bulgaria to enjoy the quality of the Olympus products.
2008 –TAKEOVER OF THE DAIRY INDUSTRY RODOPI IN XANTHI, GREECE
The development of the Group continues with the takeover of one of the most important dairy industries in Northern Greece, known for the quality of its milk.
2010 – NEW CHALLENGE: SUCCESSFUL ENTRANCE IN THE USA MARKET
An important step for the Group, the presence of the Olympus products on the shelves of the Supermarkets of America. Great investments took place to satisfy the rigorous specifications of the American Service of Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
2011 – A NEW MODERN PRODUCTION PLANT IN BRASOV, ROMANIA
The biggest and most technologically advanced plant for the production of dairy products in Romania, will give a new perspective to the development of the activities of the Group to the countries of the European Union.
2013 – ESTABLISHMENT OF OUR TRADING COMPANY OLYMPUS ITALIA SRL IN MILAN, ITALY
After several years of presence in the Italian market, our Group decided to strengthen its presence by establishing a trading company in Milan, Italy so as to maintain close contact with the Italian consumers.
2014 – ESTABLISHMENT OF OUR TRADING COMPANY OLYMPUS DAIRY DEUTSCHLAND GmbH in ALLGÄU BAYERN, GERMANY
An important step for our Group as the establishment of Olympus Dairy Deutschland will reinforce our presence in the enormous German market.
2016 – ESABLISHMENT OF OUR TRADING COMPANY OLYMPUS DAIRY UK LTD IN WORCESTER, UK
Olympus becomes the only, UK based, Greek dairy group that offers a full range of authentic Greek products.
AND THE JOURNEY GOES ON…