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Through continuous society-oriented actions, Minerva SA stands by organizations which support children and vulnerable social groups, promoting the values of solidarity, volunteer work and giving.
In the framework of its corporate social responsibility policy, this year Minerva is supporting the work of the “The Smile of the Child” and has undertaken to provide for the basic needs of the 14 homes operated by the organisation, which house over 300 children. Specifically, Minerva is covering the requirements of the homes for one year, providing 204lt of extra virgin olive oil, 48kg of butter, 56kg of margarine and 42lt of vinegar. Minerva employees are actively participating and working on a volunteer basis to implement the programme.
At the same time, Minerva is also working with the Prolepsis Institute in support of DIATROFI, a Programme on Food Aid and Promotion of Healthy Nutrition, which is being implemented in public schools in socioeconomically sensitive regions of Greece. During the school year 2017-18, it provided 500lt of extra virgin olive oil for the preparation of meals in the framework of the programme, contributing to the effort towards mitigating the problems of hunger and food insecurity faced by school children in vulnerable regions of the country.
MINERVA Food Enterprises constantly strives to optimize energy management as part of its environmental policy to reduce the energy footprint of its activity. To achieve this, MINERVA has implemented and is certified to the new energy management systems standard ISO 50001:2018 for its Schimatari and Ioannina sites, by the BM TRADA certification body. The new […]
At the end of 2020, a year full of economic and commercial challenges, Minerva S.A. Edible Oils Enterprises’ sales amounted to €49.6 million. The company has entered a dynamic growth phase, expanding its activities to new food sectors through new acquisitions. More specifically, turnover for the 2020 financial year amounted to €49.6 million, 14.5% of […]
On 2 July the agreement was completed for the transfer of the tomato products sector from ELAIS-Unilever Hellas to MINERVA, including the brand names Pummaro and Pelargos and the tomato processing factory in Gastouni, Ilia. MINERVA welcomes to its family, Pummaro, a leading brand in the tomato product category in Greece, to enhance its presence […]