In 1988, the first asparagus production cooperative was founded in Kavala, in the area of Nestos. The purpose of founding the cooperative was to develop and promote the cultivation of asparagus.


A.C. NESTOS is a dynamic group of producers that during its operation so far, has expanded its activities to other crops such as kiwis, apricots, and plums.

Thanks to the commitment of its members to the quality and the use of best agricultural practices, the cooperative managed to gain recognition in the international markets with the quality of its products.

The natural site of NESTOS provides optimal environmental conditions as the region is protected under the Ramsar Convention.

The know-how, experience and systematic effort of all the producers of “A.C. Nestos” result in the high quality and safety of the products it provides to consumers, a fact that is certified by the following national and European provisions:

AGRO 2.1., AGRO 2.2,


ISO 22000: 2005, ISO 9001: 2008,


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



*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).