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**: