The History of Elmar Olives
Who We Are
ELMAR OLIVES was founded by Konstantinos I. Margaritis in 1989. The company is located at the base of Parnassos mountain and has two privately owned facilities of 10,000 square meters. It is included in the olive grove of Amfissa which is part of the Delphi landscape.
The company started dealing in olive trade in the national market in 1989. Since 2005 it has been exporting in wholesale and has managed to reach all five continents and sell in the markets of Europe, America, Asia, Australia and Middle East.
Today 90% of the company’s production is exported all over the world while the rest 10% goes to the local market. It has automated production lines, high-tech machinery and with respect to tradition it guarantees its products. It uses the safety Food Management Management System which has been assessed, complies with rule EK 852/2004 and has the required certificate as well as BS EN ISO 22000:20005 (certificate number 7001112).
Gradually the second generation of owners takes control. They focus on retail and innovative small packaging aiming to penetrate new markets, super markets, delicatessens while ensuring consumer satisfaction.