The Greek Export awards, organized for the 9th consecutive year, aim to reward people, ideas and collaborations between the leading export companies of Greece, pointing out the brilliant examples of the business field in the present demanding conditions due to the pandemic, but also due to the strict requirements of international trade. Cretan Mill-ALMPANTAKIS S.A. was awarded the gold prize in the category “Top Manufacturing Export Company 2020” for its export activity and the bronze prize in the category “Top export company brand” for its export product, the Extra Virgin Olive Oil “AGRELIA”.

These awards recognize the growing activity of the company, but also its commitment to continue to produce olive oil products of excellent quality and taste. With its products being exported to over 45 countries worldwide, Cretan Mill- ALMPANTAKIS S.A. holds a leading position in the olive oil industry and stands out for its good corporate practices and innovative procedures applied from the collection of olives to the processing of its products, in order to create products of excellent quality for every consumer and lover of the olive oil of excellent quality.

Cretan Mill – ALMPANTAKIS S.A., a member of the Almpantakis Group of Companies, was awarded the gold prize in the “Top Manufacturing Export Company 2020” category and the bronze prize for “Agrelia” product in the “Top export company brand” category.

The love for the Cretan nature and the Greek tradition has been the compass for generations, in a journey that started in 1866. The Almpantakis family, having a strong vision from the first moment and applying business practices which cross the borders of the country, is making history and is now the first fully vertically integrated company in Greece in the field of olive oil. The company has been a proud ambassador of Greek food and Greek products at an international level and in different corners of the globe during its course. The great range of its products is constantly growing and highlights both the nutritional value of quality olive oil and the richness of Cretan gastronomy. Guided by the vision and having the know-how as its ally, the dynamic of Cretan Mill- ALMPANTAKIS S.A. grows year by year, aiming to further strengthen its presence in the existing markets and to entry into new ones.

Today the company has:

  • Four state-of-the-art oil mills
  • Five automatic production lines
  • A state-of-the-art bottling facility with the latest technology
  • Olive oil storage tanks with a total capacity of 5,000 tons
  • A privately-owned chemical laboratory accredited by the International Olive Oil Council (IOC)
  • Three olive oil extraction stations
  • Three kernel oil extraction stations
  • Two olive collection stations (Common Pile)
  • A pomace oil factory
  • Modern offices and warehouses

“We are very happy and proud of our awards which recognize our effort and our course, while also creating a commitment for the future, i.e. that we will continue to produce pure products, with excellent quality and unique taste being our main concerns, in order for these products to gain the position they deserve worldwide. The awards ceremony took place at a LiveOn – Hybrid Event by Ethos Events and the award was received by our Export Director, Maria Foule.