MEET OUR FESTIVAL
Some of the biggest and most popular brands are getting in festival mood! Meet our sponsors and exhibitors and get to experience the unique activations they are preparing, exclusively for Taste of Athens!
The Greek National Tourism Organisation is responsible for the marketing plan for Greece’s international tourism promotion. Its mission is to organise, develop, & promote the country’s tourism product, by designing & implementing strategic plans & actions in Greece & abroad, through its offices in 17 countries. The GNTO sets up fam & press trips, workshops & roadshows in targeted markets, in collaboration with TO’s & participates in international tourism fairs to boost Greece’s brand worldwide. With its slogan "All You Want Is Greece" the GNTO focuses on promoting both popular & lesser-known destinations & experiences across the country, so as to implement initiatives that respect the principle of sustainability.
Viva Wallet is the leading European cloud-based neobank, delivering the future of payments, now. They offer truly unifying, yet localized, end-to-end advanced digital payments solutions featuring over 24 payment methods, and embedded banking services tailored to the needs of businesses in 24 markets across the continent. The Tap-on-Phone Viva Wallet POS app turning any Android mobile to a card terminal, and the Smart Checkout payment gateway that can increase conversion by 21% are the first ever Greek “unicorn’s” latest innovations.
Grundig was founded in 1945 in Germany and is one of the world's largest manufacturers of electronics and electrical appliances, as well as home appliances. For Grundig, the best future starts at home. It is an exclusive brand of Kotsovolos. Kotsovolos, member of the International Group Currys plc, is the leading destination of electrical and electronic devices, operating in Greece and Cyprus. It offers high-tech products and a rich portfolio of services, as well as specialized Κ2B solutions.
Lidl Hellas has been operating in Greece since 1999. Today it employs more than 6600 people and has a network of 229 stores and 5 state-of-the-art logistic centers. For five years in a row it stands out as one of «The Most Sustainable Companies in Greece» and receives the «Top Employer» distinction in Greece and Europe for six consecutive years.
AEGEAN is a member of Star Alliance and Greece’s largest airline, operating short and medium haul services of premium quality and connecting people to a network of 160 destinations in Greece and beyond. In 2013 AEGEAN acquired Olympic Air; as a result, our passengers benefit from increased flight frequencies and connections as well as improved accessibility to Greece’s islands.
MICHELIN Make My Day will be starring in Taste of Athens. Since the first Michelin Guide has been published until today, we give you more reasons to travel, to taste and to live once-in-a-lifetime experiences. MICHELIN Make My Day was created exclusively for Greece, so that drivers have direct access to top quality MICHELIN tyres, special services but also to Haute Cuisine and unique travel experiences. Michelin and its Michelin Man could not miss this great experience! A visit to Taste of Athens will make your day!
Are you a meat-lover, but you want to eat less meat, because the impact is just too big? Try now The Vegetarian Butcher’s new meat. A broad range of meat successors, with the same taste and texture, and juiciness as animal meat. No need to miss out!
The refined aesthetics of France & the long tradition of Germany in brewing, are harmoniously combined in a Pilsener beer of exceptional quality. Fischer, originally from Alsace, is a classic Pilsener, with characteristically mildly bitter taste that stands out for the pleasant distinctive aroma of fruits & flowers that remains as an aftertaste. The passion for savoring life is reflected in the feeling left by each Fischer sip. It is ideally enjoyed at a temperature of 2°C to 5°C. Fischer It's About Taste!
Epirotic Bottling Industry S.A. (VIKOS S.A.) is a family business that was founded in 1990 and is one of the most renowned and reputable companies in the bottled water and refreshment market. The Greek company started business in 1992 by bottling Natural Mineral Water “Vikos”, from the homonymous source in Epirus, and distributing it to the Greek and foreign markets, whilst maintaining its position of main supplier to the largest supermarket chains.
Taf is a network of people that love coffee. We make sure that to your cup you get only the finest coffees, through Direct Relationships with farmers, high quality standards, skillful roasting and well-rounded training.
Oinoscent always had a taste of Athens, since it's the first wine bar of the town and the heart of its cellar beats in the city center. You will find over 1.000 labels of wines from all over the world to combine with tasty and inspired dishes from the Mediterranean cuisine and culture that our head chef John Tsikoudakis and his team create. Looking forward to see you! #weareoinoscent
Costas Lazaridis in the ‘70s planted the first linear vineyard in Drama and laid the foundations of the wine history of the area. In 1992, he built the modern winery in Adriani, Drama, while in 2011 the construction of Oenotria Land in Kapandriti, Attica, was completed. The privately owned vineyards extend in four areas in Drama, with a total area of 2800 acres and another 200 acres of organic farming in Lake Marathon.
Stoli Vodka, with sustainability at the heart of its DNA, presents the first Stoli Eco Bar in Greece. The first of its kind, the Stoli Eco Bar introduces us to a new holistic philosophy according to which we can continue to do what we love and have fun while enjoying our drink, but without harming the environment and also by reducing our ecological footprint.
Nannuka Group is the largest family care group in Greece with more than 500,000 members. Starting as the project of entrepreneurs and moms who turned their need to find reliable care for their children into a successful marketplace, the Nannuka team works daily to give thousands of families the opportunity to find reliable help for children, the elderly, the home & our pets. Safety in the process of selecting the ideal caregiver and creating an environment of trust are Nannuka's top priorities.
Organization Earth is an award-winning Greek NPO founded in 2010. Organization’s Earth purpose is to facilitate the just transition to a more resilient Earth. For us, resilience refers to our sustainable living and co-existence with planet Earth taking into consideration that a just and socially inclusive transition is critical for our survival as well as our prosperity. Organization's Earth activities propose a new way of interaction between society and the environment, through experiential environmental education, the development of urban greenery, the use of sports as a tool for empowering vulnerable social groups, and citizen participation encouragement.
Κostarelos’ history begins in 1937. Three generations later, it continues the production of fine cheeses and dairy products, with devotion to traditional methods. Emblematic products, such as the 12-month award winning feta cheese, ripening slice in wooden beech barrels and yogurt that strains naturally in cotton cloths, feature the gastronomic value of traditional flavors. 12 owned branches, present Kostarelos products and new ideas of the third generation Cheese Makers.
Founded in 2000, Eurocatering SA is are a large Greek company qualitatively connected with all the links of the agricultural and food value chain until the final consumer. Our activities include selection, processing and distribution of fruit and vegetables all over Greece every day. In 2004, In 2004, we introduced the standardised salads named FRESKOULIS. Eurocatering’s vision is to bring health to the table, by being the primary and optimal source of supreme quality fruit and vegetables and by offering high added value services with freshness, robustness, passion and flexibility.
Makvel produces pasta, using exclusively Greek wheat since 1939, staying loyal to the quality values of the family table but at the same time evolving in accordance with the contemporary requirements. Based on the principles of extroversion, by exporting in 57 countries, of innovation, by launching new categories of pasta, the latest ones being wholewheat pasta with oat and pasta from 5 cereals, and of respect to the environment, as pasta production is certified to use 100% green energy and furthermore succeed zero waste to landfill.
Wolt is a technology company that makes it incredibly easy to discover and get the best restaurants, grocery stores and other local shops delivered to your home or office. Wolt works together with tens of thousands of merchant partners as well as with over a hundred thousand courier partners across 23 countries and more than 250 cities. Get the Apple-awarded Wolt app and choose rom 40,000 restaurants and hundreds of stores in 20+ countries. Discover and get what you want – Wolt courier partners bring it to you.
It’s not just an e-bike. It’s a whole new commuting experience. Kineo is a vehicle-as-a-service flexible, monthly rental offering for e-bikes & e-scooters, supported by Autohellas. Trasforming how people and goods move in our cities, it creates the necessary space for a people-first approach in our urban environment. Its vehicles are used on a daily basis for everyday commuting, but also by B2B customers who use them for their business needs, e.g. food & consumer goods deliveries or touristic guided tours.
Athens International Airport S.A. (AIA) is the company in charge of the development and operation of the “Eleftherios Venizelos” airport of Athens and main gateway to Greece. Since 2001, AIA has welcomed more than 315m passengers and over 3.5m flights, recording its historic best performance to date in 2019, with 25.57m passengers. Thanks to its top-notch services, AIA has earned more than 100 significant international distinctions and awards and also the trust of airlines, passengers, partners, and stakeholders.
Marketing Greece has been actively involved in shaping the Greek Tourism Product since 2013, contributing to the adoption of new trends and in laying the foundation for the development of a philosophy of collaboration within the industry. In doing so, it has worked to enhance the image and reputation of the country through a mandate of strengthening and promoting brand Greece.
This is Athens is the official visitors' guide to the City of Athens. You’ll find everything you need to know to plan your stay in Athens and experience in full one of Southern Europe's most exciting city break destinations. Athens. One City. Never Ending Stories.
For over a century, G4S, now an Allied Universal company, has been a global leader in security services, present in 90 countries. Founded in 1979 In Greece, G4S is an employer of 2.700 and offers Security and Monitoring Systems, Manned Security Services and Cash Management Services. G4S is the proud security provider of major multinational corporations, banks, embassies, airports, public institutions and thousands of VIP customers.
Athens Medical Group (AMG) was founded in 1984 by Dr. G. Apostolopoulos. Its hospitals are operating under the strictest international quality criteria, collaborating with highly specialized and experienced medical and nursing personnel. The Group currently runs 7 state-of-the-art hospitals with a total capacity of 1,200 patient beds and collaborates with more than 2,800 highly qualified physicians of all specialties with international experience. It employs more than 3,000 full time employees and it cooperates with most eminent Universities and Organizations in the world. AMG always strives for excellence and optimal performance.
An Academy of the Senses - Academias Hotel, Autograph Collection, is a cosmopolitan 60 rooms city hotel. Inspired by the 3 principles of the historic Plato’s Academy – Science, Art & Philosophy – it brings them to life throughout various spaces within the hotel, in a postmodern way, inviting its guests to a creative journey that awakens the senses. Unwind and indulge in the stylish Plato all day Lounge or at the Symposium with the rich breakfast buffet and the Mediterranean influenced cuisine with supreme local ingredients. ΝΥΧ Rooftop Bar & Restaurant offers a unique dining experience with a Japanese flair and a touch of Peru and the Mediterranean. The breathtaking Acropolis view is a marvel!
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