History

Timeline

November

2022

2022

A new premium Faklaris EVOO Collection awarded Bronze Medal at ATHENA IOOC 2022.

November

2022

2022

With average sales of 5,000 tons annually, the company holds a strong position in the olive oil market.

November

2021

2021

Dawn of a new era in the company’s history with the launch of a corporate identity and branding campaign under the name Faklaris.

November

2020

2020

Completion of new 5,000sq.m. building facilities on a single 36-acre plot – a milestone project for Argos and the Peloponnese.

November

2017

2017

Bronze medal at the London International Olive Oil Quality Competition.

November

2014

2014

New unit constructed in the key olive oil producing area of Ahladokambos in Argolis.

November

2010

New growth prospects with the development of state-of-the-art olive processing facilities.

November

2009

2009

Olive oil mill is further upgraded and converted to a two-stage centrifugal grinding unit to reach a production capacity of 12 tons/hour.

November

2001

2001

Technological upgrades and tripling of production.

November

2000

Olive oil and table olive exports to China. Gradual expansion to Taiwan, Pakistan, and Brazil.

November

1995

1995

Product range expands to include sunflower and corn oils.

November

1991

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.

November

1990

Olive oil and table olive exports to Australia.

November

1987

1987

Olive oil packaging launched in new facilities. Continuous upgrades.

November

1986

1986

The Argolis brand name is launched in honor of our native land.

November

1985

Expansion abroad with first exports to Italy.

November

1981

1981

Mill is upgraded and converted from press to centrifugal.

November

1976

Olive oil distribution extends to markets outside the Argolis prefecture (Attica and Northern Greece).

November

1973

1973

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.