Agricultural Cooperative of Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products of Trikala – UNION
The Contemporary business at the service of the cooperative idea
The Agricultural Cooperative of Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products of Trikala- UNION is the historical continuation of E.A.S. , in Trikala.
The Association of Agrarian Cooperatives of Trikala (E.A.S. , Trikala), which is followed by the Agricultural Cooperative of Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products of Trikala, after the merging with the primary cooperatives, was founded in 1930 by pure, ideologist, visionary farmers who believed in the cooperative idea and the team spirit, by laying the foundations for its further upturn.
Having as an ideologic principle , the cooperative idea and through hard work, the Union has been evolving over time into a group of activities that holds a dominant position in the local and regional economy.
Providing contemporary ginnings (Ginning of Megalochori, Neo Monastiri), competitive feed industry (AGROVIZ), dynamic vinegar industry (Meteora Vinegar Industry), whereas organised structures for the land distribution are also available (GEOTECHNIKI) and for the provision of services – serving the farmers (AGRICULTURAL SERVICE DEPARTMENT- OSDE), also having a contemporary wool laundry by providing advisory and supportive services, with 85% of the shares of the Cooperative Dairy Industry TRIKKI, while also possessing both the new know-how and the experience of its executives, the Union is a Co-operative organization, a prototype which is a support for the farmer, as itself supports decisively the local process production.
It’s about a Cooperative that serves the region’s producers with responsibility and consistency, while exploiting the local comparative advantage of the primary production by processing and offering quality and competitive products in Greece and around the world as it employs hundreds of employees, being a basic frame of the local and regional economic activity.
Τhe Union, which is firmly in the top three in the cooperative cycle of Greece, while remaining faithful to the cooperative idea and exploiting the modern business, is a competitive Coopererative Group , that recognizes the prospects which are being opened up in the rural economy, while is ready to become the main body of cooperative action to support the farmers, in the future.