History

History

History

Our history dates back in the mid ‘50s, when our fizzy drink bottling plant was established in the city of Ioannina. The founder, Mr. Ioannis Chitos, also from Ioannina, launched the production of soft drinks “Ermis”, together with his two sons Konstantinos and Alkiviadis.

1955

1955

Our history dates back in the mid ‘50s, when our fizzy drink bottling plant was established in the city of Ioannina. The founder, Mr. Ioannis Chitos, also from Ioannina, launched the production of soft drinks “Ermis”, together with his two sons Konstantinos and Alkiviadis.

At the time, their plant was a small-sized site that was about to go a long way in the near future.

1980

1980

Ioannis Chitos led the company for about 25 years. In 1980, Konstantinos and Alkiviadis Chitos took over the company management and renamed the company to “High Juice”.

1988

1988

That year was a milestone for CHITOS S.A. and its future course of business, as the two brothers’ business plan is coming to fruition. At a time when the consumption of bottled water was still low in Greece, driven by more than 30 years of expertise, we launched our own brand of bottled water, “ZAGORI” Natural Mineral Water.

1995

1995

In 1995, the company’s sources were officially recognized as the sources of ZAGORI Natural Mineral Water (Recognition No: Y2/οικ. 3716/18.12.95).

2002

2002

As bottled water largely entered people’s daily lives and the demand was increasing, we integrating our production and established a third packaging material (PET preforms and caps) manufacturing site in the Industrial Area of Ioannina.

2006

2006

ZAGORI Natural Mineral Water is produced at a rate of 180,000 bottles/hour, leading for the first time the bottled water industry.

2012

2012

CHITOS S.A. is now the most recognized and competitive company in the natural mineral bottled water industry, offering the widest range of packages and services and employing more than 1,200 people in total, either as employees or contractors.

Today

2006

Today, CHITOS S.A. is a renowned and innovative Greek company and a leader of the domestic bottled water industry, export-oriented and substantially contributing to the Greek economy.

History

History

Our history dates back in the mid ‘50s, when our fizzy drink bottling plant was established in the city of Ioannina. The founder, Mr. Ioannis Chitos, also from Ioannina, launched the production of soft drinks “Ermis”, together with his two sons Konstantinos and Alkiviadis.

1955

1955

Our history dates back in the mid ‘50s, when our fizzy drink bottling plant was established in the city of Ioannina. The founder, Mr. Ioannis Chitos, also from Ioannina, launched the production of soft drinks “Ermis”, together with his two sons Konstantinos and Alkiviadis.

At the time, their plant was a small-sized site that was about to go a long way in the near future.

1980

1980

Ioannis Chitos led the company for about 25 years. In 1980, Konstantinos and Alkiviadis Chitos took over the company management and renamed the company to “High Juice”.

1988

1988

That year was a milestone for CHITOS S.A. and its future course of business, as the two brothers’ business plan is coming to fruition. At a time when the consumption of bottled water was still low in Greece, driven by more than 30 years of expertise, we launched our own brand of bottled water, “ZAGORI” Natural Mineral Water.

1995

1995

In 1995, the company’s sources were officially recognized as the sources of ZAGORI Natural Mineral Water (Recognition No: Y2/οικ. 3716/18.12.95).

2002

2002

As bottled water largely entered people’s daily lives and the demand was increasing, we integrating our production and established a third packaging material (PET preforms and caps) manufacturing site in the Industrial Area of Ioannina.

2006

2006

ZAGORI Natural Mineral Water is produced at a rate of 180,000 bottles/hour, leading for the first time the bottled water industry.

2012

2012

CHITOS S.A. is now the most recognized and competitive company in the natural mineral bottled water industry, offering the widest range of packages and services and employing more than 1,200 people in total, either as employees or contractors.

Today

2006

Today, CHITOS S.A. is a renowned and innovative Greek company and a leader of the domestic bottled water industry, export-oriented and substantially contributing to the Greek economy.