Brothers Charalampos and Ioannis Floridis started their successful trajectory in the meat market sector back in 1980, when they took over the family business which their father had been running since 1953. Soon it was established as one of the greatest companies of the sector and, following the progress of the market, in 2000, Floridis Meat Processing Company SA was found in new, modern proprietary facilities for the processing of meat and standardization of high quality products.
The investment in facilities and mechanologic equipment, the company managers and its trained and qualified personnel of 285 employees have all contributed to the ongoing growth of the company. The trust to the steady quality, availability, competitive prices, vast variety of products and client potential has provided the company a place among the best and most promising companies of all Greek manufacturing and trade sector, according to press releases of 2005. In 2008, Nautemporiki listed FLORIDIS among the 100 largest food and drink companies. In 2010, ICAP included the company in the STRONGEST COMPANIES IN GREECE.
The advantages acquired by Floridis Meat Processing Company SA throughout this long trajectory are so important that they have triggered new investments, like the creation of a new proprietary factory of 5,000 m2 in a total surface area of 10,500 m2 and storage potential of 2,500 tons. The plant operates since the beginning of 2010, equipped with modern machinery in compliance with the international standards and certifications aiming at the complete upgrading of its products in terms of quality-price in favor of its customers and gaining the consumer’s trust.
Floridis Meat Processing Company SA is strongly sensitive towards environmental issues (biological treatment, paper recycling, etc), participating as a sponsor in beach cleaning and tree planting initiatives, in conjunction with the General Secretariat for Youth and the Institute for Youth. Additionally, the company is socially sensitive to vulnerable groups, offering food to institutions, churches and schools.
Indicative clients of the company are large supermarket chain stores such as AB, Carrefour Marinopoulos, Lidl Hellas, Metro, public hospitals such as Paidon, Tzaneio, Metaxa Anti-Cancer Hospital, Airforce General Hospital, Naval Hospital, private hospitals such as Ygeia, Mitera, Metropolitan, Errikos Ntynan among others. Hotels like Hilton, Asteras, Grand Resort and camps like Sports-Village Athitaki, Ranch, TYPET, Ministry of Development Camp, Municipality of Athens Camp and others.