Business expansion
Voreia Ellada; Anatoliki Makedonia; Thraki
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacture Of Food And Beverage
Manufacture Of Food Products
10.51 - Operation of dairies and cheese making

36 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
13 October 2006
Employment effect (start)
22 March 2006
Foreseen end date
31 December 2006


Biotros is a member of Elgeka group which produces cheese products. Thanks to public subsidies, it has been able to expand and create 36 additional jobs to a workforce of 140. VIOTROS is one of the largest producer of processed cheese and cheese alternatives in Greece and one of the biggest in Europe, with a production capacity of 2500 tons per month. Its leading brands include Formapizza Topping, Formatoast and Alto di Pizza, which are alternatives to Edam and Gouda, free of milk fat (as it is substituted by vegetable oils) and, for the majority of them, they are also lactose free. VIOTROS exports to 40 countries worldwide.


  • 13 October 2006: Isotimia


Eurofound (2006), BIOTROS, Business expansion in Greece, factsheet number 64446, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64446.