Geoplant SA company with distinctive title Special Agricultural Applications, is active in the primary and secondary sector, providing products and services that are compatible with the current requirements of business customers, consumers and the law.
The company in its current form was created by converting the OE Special Agricultural Applications
located in the prefecture of Ilia Varda.
This is a Greek company, founded in 1988 and its first activity was to provide technical advice to farmers in the region. Then in 1989 it entered the marketing of agrochemicals and in same year created its first small nursery, the first in Greece for the production of grafted watermelon plants. In 1996 Geoplant AEEGE created the first privately owned facility on a plot of 17,000 sq.m building offices, storage areas and a first section of the new modern nursery.
Today the nursery is a separate company (Georion Ltd) and has an area of 8000 square meters with the best equipment appropriate to the best nurseries of this kind (sowing machines, pretreatment booths, irrigation and fertilization systems, control of environmental conditions by a computer, etc.).
Meanwhile a new section to the company was created for the marketing of fresh products, many of which were produced by its customers. This activity concerned the export mainly of watermelons and potatoes, while growing inwards and supplying chains Super Markets
In 1999, the Company became SA with its current title. In 2002 a big investment was completed that involved the construction of the packing department and cooler, precooler and an office area of 3000 square meters. The investment exceeded 2 million Euros.
PACKED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
The companys main activity is the disposal of packed vegetables and fruits, as well as their distribution to the Greek Market and abroad (mainly to big Super Market chains).
Another important activity is the production of propagative material (Georion nursery) and mainly grafted vegetables and their disposal mostly to farmer associates.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPLEMT (RnD)
An additional activity of the company is searching for new varieties (Section RND Georion), where specialized staff dedicated to Field Trials in order to search for products with unique quality characteristics that will ultimately define the future of agricultural products in our region and will set new standard in perceived quality.
Meanwhile, the companys Department of Geotechnical Support, directs producers to address the problems of plant protection and nutrition of their crops, improving in this way the quality of production with respect to the sensitive agri-environmental profile of the region. The main axis of the Department of Geotechnical Support, is the development of safe products for our customers, always following the highest standards of foreign and modern quality management systems in the primary sector (GlobalGAP IFA, BIO, AGRO2 etc.).
Therefore for the agricultural products marketed by Geoplant, we know all their history, starting from the plant and the location of production, then the plants need for protection and nutrition, and finally harvesting, packaging and standardization. All the abovementioned are linked to an innovative system of traceability (FoodCare Agro Advanced Factory), where TraceIT Technology provides both our business customers and consumers with the ability to have access to production figures of our product.
The packing department of Geoplant AEEGE, has been certified according to the following standards / regulations:
- Certified Compliance with Technical English food safety standards BRC Food v6.
- Certified Compliance with the German Technical Standard Food Safety IFS
- GlobalGAP IFA option 1 and 2,
for 85% of products of our suppliers.
- Αgri-environmental Management according to the National Scheme
- Packaging for products of Organic Farming