DELTA is founded by Aristidis Daskalopoulos,
a family business in the industry
of production and distribution of dairy products.
The company begins its operation with 20 employees
and owns 10 vehicles for delivering milk and yogurt.
DELTA is relocated to its current facilities in Tavros
and builds the unit for pasteurizing milk in plastic bottles, which, at the time, amounts to one of the biggest investments in the whole of Greece. DELTA lays the groundwork for the development of the Greek animal farming industry by organizing programs for the education and assistance of Greek animal farmers.
DELTA launches the first milk
sold in a plastic bottle.
the leading share
in the milk distribution market
Throughout the 80’s, more and more milk and grocery stores
become small neighborhood DELTA stores.
DELTA earns 1st place in the production and sale of ice cream
in Greece and continues its rising course in the milk
and yogurt product categories.
DELTA's print commercial
in the Greek financial magazine
with the launch of FRESH PACK®
for DELTA Fresh Milk. At the same time,
it is the first Greek company to apply milk
homogenization thereby improving significantly
the final product. A new era for Fresh Milk begins!
MILCAFE was launched in 1989
as the first ready-to-drink coffee beverage in Greece!
Milcafe is a unique tasty combination
of instant coffee and semi-skimmed milk
that is still sold on the market up to this day.
DELTA makes a powerful entrance
to the yogurt industry
by inaugurating a new state-of-the-art
yogurt production plant in the area of
Aghios Stefanos, Attica.
DELTA inaugurates its new ultramodern
and fully automated milk
and juice production plant in Tavros.
DELTA relaunches DELTA Fresh Milk,
featuring a lid on the product’s paper carton.
The company’s distribution network
for Fresh Milk grows and extends
all over Greece.
Relaunch of Milko
& launch of Milko Free
in carton packaging
that features a new brand logo.
the first ready-to-drink
drink refrigerated tea
in the market of Greece.
DELTA introduces DELTA Advance,
the first Fresh Infant Milk in the Greek market.
DELTA Advance is an innovative product
that sets new standards in infant nutrition,
being the first fresh milk
especially developed for children
older than 12 months.
Infant nutrition is ushered in a new era
spearheaded by DELTA. DELTA Advance is
the first yogurt product especially designed
for infants aged 6 months and older.
Following persistent efforts by DELTA,
the pediatric community and Greek mothers
become educated in new
and contemporary nutritional facts.
DELTA becomes an innovator
in the category of Ultra-Pasteurized Milk.
By using infusion technology,
DELTA creates ultra-pasteurized milk
with superior taste. It didn’t take long
for this milk to reach the status of consumer favorite,
all because of its great taste
– not to mention its unique bottle shape.
the first feta cheese packaged with brine.
DELTA launches the first cow yogurt
with creamy texture,
a unique combination of great taste
and cream smoothness.
DELTA expands its operations to Northern Greece,
inaugurating its new model Milk Plant
which is a 25 million euro investment for the company.
At the same time, DELTA lays new foundations
for the distribution of its products to Northern Greece.
DELTA launches Life Kalimera,
followed by a relaunch of the entire series of Life products.
DELTA inaugurates the molecular biology laboratory
in its facilities at Aghios Stefanos,
proving the focus of the company on
scientifically supporting its actions and activities.
the first Ultra-Pasteurized milk
especially designed for professional use.
DELTA introduces DAILY,
a new series of functional dairy products,
customized to cover individual
adult nutritional needs.
· DELTA Daily -70% less lactose
· DELTA Daily +40% calcium
· DELTA Daily 0% +A&D
DELTA acquires from Nestle
the only Greek plant
for the production of condensed milk,
situated at Plati, Imathia, and also acquires
the historical brand of “Vlahas”. At the same time,
Nestle attains DELTA ice creams.
DELTA, now a member of Vivartia Group,
enters the MIG Group of Companies. MIG becomes
the principal shareholder
DELTA launches Delta Advance
high heat treatment kids milk
in a bottle of 1 liter,
one more innovation
of the company.
expands its product line
with the addition of
the condensed milk
DELTA Advance 12+ months.
Small Family Farms
DELTA makes a dynamic entrance
to the market of Fresh Milk
in transparent bottles, this time
by developing the brand
of "Small Family Farms":
Fresh milk collected daily
from small Greek farms.
DELTA expands the brand of Small Family Farms
to the category of strained yogurt,
launching the first double-strained yogurt
with rich traditional taste and made
with 100% Greek fresh milk from small family farms.
the authentic Greek strained yogurt of DeLTa
for the first time outside Greece.
"Small Cheese Dairies"
its line of cheese dairy products
with authentic Greek tastes.
DELTA Smart Milk cake
Refrigerated cakes are added to the product series of DELTA Smart.
DELTA launches Vibe by Life,
an energy juice drink with fruit juice,
natural caffeine and vitamins.
DELTA relaunches the entire
series of products.
DELTA launches the product series of Life Tsai 0% sugar.
DELTA launches a series of professional products.
DELTA launches Flocafe Ice.
DELTA launches the new DELTA
"To Ageladino Mou" ("My Cow's Milk").
DELTA begins its collaboration
for producing and trading
BECEL Proactiv dairy products.
Milko Fraoula (Strawberry).
Delta Smart Fruit Juices
DELTA introduces DELTA Smart, the new 100%
natural fruit juices that will become
children’s best friends. These products feature:
· 100% natural juice
· No added sugar
· Manufactured solely with natural fruit sugar
· Fortified with vitamins and trace minerals
· Original and innovative packaging
DELTA effectively expands
its activity in the market of dairy products
especially designed for professionall use.