AS NESTOS

AS NESTOS

In 1988,the first Agricultural Cooperative of Asparagus producers was founded in Kavala Nestos region.The purpose of the partnership was to develop and promote the cultivation of asparagus.The “AS Nestos”,which operates a group of producsers, beyond the asparagus, has gained dynamic activity in crops like kiwi,apricot,peach,nectarine and plum.

The “AS NESTOS” managed to gain recognition in international markets with quality products by boasting excellent environmental conditions as its area is protected by the RAMSAR treaty.
The expertise,the experience and the systematic effort of all the “AS NESTOS producers” have resulted in the high quality and safety of products offered to consumers.This is certified by the national and European provisions:
AGRO 2.1., AGRO 2.2, GLOBALGAP, BRC, IFS,
ISO 22000 : 2005, ISO 9001 : 2008, GRASP, TNC.

In 2015,our sales for all products of the Partnership were approximately 3,500,000 pounds*.Specifically, in percentages per country**:

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*The sales of Asparagus were made by 99% in Germany and 1% in Italy.Regarding Kiwi, AS NESTOS tries to expand more in third countries and this is shown by the sales of 2016 when most of them were made in China and Dubai.
**Sales 2015 in Greece concerning summer fruits(Peaches, Apricots, Plums and Nectarines).This year, we started exports to Germany, Poland and Egypt(so far).
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