Stylis Olive Producer’s Cooperative was founded in 1949 and is located in the Industrial area of Lamia, Central Greece. Its commercial activities had already began during its first years of operation, at the factory in Stylida area. During the last years, headquarters, warehouses and production areas were relocated in brand new, modern & well equipped facilities with high quality production standards.
Over the last years has become one of the most successful cooperatives in Greece with 1600 registered members – producers. It operates in the area of production, packaging and exporting of table Olives offering its members the chance to market their quality products more competitively and also providing them with knowledge and services of high standards such as: Organic farming programs, Young Farmers Programs, Improvement Plan Programs, Integrated Management System and continuous training.
All these efforts combined with the Protected Designation of Origin Konservolia Stylidas, the Cooperative is a reference point in the field of table olives, through the distribution of excellent in quality products and the continuous improvement of the olive tree cultivation, supporting producers and local society.
Certifications & Awards
- ISO 9001
- ISO 22000
- EU Organic Certification
INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND GLOBAL CERTIFICATIONS
Stylis Olive Producer’s Cooperative has designed, developed and implements an olive farming production model based on the principles of integrated and environmental management. The model has been adjusted to olive cultivation and can be applied in a manner that complies with all the requirements of the AGRO 2.2 & 2-2/3 (Integrated Management System in Agricultural Production), national and global certification standards (ISO 9001:2008, ISO 22000 & 22005, BRC and FSSC), as well as the requirements of existing quality systems, in line with the principles and specifications of integrated management.
The benefits of implementing an Integrated Management System for Olive Cultivation, in compliance with the AGRO 2 standard and combined with the processing global and national certifications, are indisputable especially considering the competitive environment of the olive industry on a global level (i.e. drop in production costs).
PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Konservolia is the main variety grown in the area of Fthiotida and is a product of P.D.O. This variety yields table olives that are famous for their rich organoleptic characteristics.
The temperate Mediterranean climate of the region, the ideal altitude of the cultivated land, the sea’s distance combined with an average annual temperature of 16.5 degrees Celsius help the trees of this variety to grow and thus ensure a balanced proportion of all those nutrients that make this variety unique and the quantity produced satisfactory.
The products produced by the cooperative are green olives, green organic, black, black organic, kalamata, pitted, stuffed, sliced and half’s.