Brothers Thodoris and Zois Faklaris set up an olive oil mill in the Argolis village of Skafidaki in eastern Peloponnese. Their mill is the first in the region.
Olive oil distribution extends to markets outside the Argolis prefecture (Attica and Northern Greece).
Mill is upgraded and converted from press to centrifugal.
Expansion abroad with first exports to Italy.
The Argolis brand name is launched in honor of our native land.
Olive oil packaging launched in new facilities. Continuous upgrades.
Olive oil and table olive exports to Australia.
The company consolidates its position in the Greek market and expands its footprint to Europe and the Balkans. Awarded first prize at a tasting competition in Sweden.
Product range expands to include sunflower and corn oils.
Olive oil and table olive exports to China. Gradual expansion to Taiwan, Pakistan, and Brazil.
Technological upgrades and tripling of production.
Olive oil mill is further upgraded and converted to a two-stage centrifugal grinding unit to reach a production capacity of 12 tons/hour.
New growth prospects with the development of state-of-the-art olive processing facilities.
New unit constructed in the key olive oil producing area of Ahladokambos in Argolis.
Bronze medal at the London International Olive Oil Quality Competition.
Completion of new 5,000sq.m. building facilities on a single 36-acre plot—a milestone project for Argos and the Peloponnese.
Dawn of a new era in the company’s history with the launch of a corporate identity and branding campaign under the name Faklaris.
With average sales of 5,000 tons annually, the company holds a strong position in the olive oil market. Expected completion of the investment project with the introduction of guided tours and walking routes for mill visitors, and the launch of specially designed venues for hosting educational seminars and cultural events.