History

History
  • 1930 - Ioannis and Maria Yiotis founded YIOTIS S.A. in Athens

    Ioannis and Maria Yiotis founded YIOTIS S.A. in Athens.

    Their aim was to offer to children nutritious food made with pure ingredients from the standard crops grown in Greece, such as corn and rice.

    The result was the highly innovative, for that time, products: JOTIS Rice Cereal and JOTIS Maize Cereal Creams, which were the first infant and baby creams marketed in Greece.



    The first baby food in Greece

    JOTIS ANTHOS ORIZIS

    This baby food was first produced in 1930, and was the first solid baby food available in Greece. It had a very significant social effect in Greece as it contributed greatly to a reduction in child mortality which was at a very high level due to an epidemic of dysentery.

     

    JOTIS ANTHOS ARAVOSITOU

    First made in 1930, this was the first baby food for children to be produced industrially in Greece. It soon became everyone’s favorite food – for both young and old.

    JOTIS Anthos Orizis and JOTIS Anthos Aravositou Creams were the first branded products that the Company exported to America.

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  • 1950 - JOTIS launches the first desserts in Greece

    JOTIS FRUIT JELLY

    In the early 50's YIOTIS S.A. launches JOTIS Fruit Jelly in the Greek market. This was a new nutritional idea, and was a pleasant surprise for consumers as it was the first dessert that combined sweet taste and fruit!

    In the 1980s, YIOTIS Company expands its range to include Sugar free Fruit Jelly which was suitable for those who wanted to avoid sugar.

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  • 1960 - JOTIS Crème Caramel

    JOTIS CREME CARAMEL

    This dessert is launched in the early 60s and is another innovation of YIOTIS S.A. as it is an instant preparation cream, with no need for baking, accompanied by ready-to-eat caramel syrup.

    JOTIS Cream Caramelopens new tasting paths in the JOTIS Desserts category.

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  • 1965 - JOTIS Farina

    YIOTIS S.A.launched another innovation, the first self-raising flour, under the brand name JOTIS Farina. The brand name Farina became very familiar to consumers, and even today it is used as the generic name of the category of self-raising flours.

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  • 1969 - JOTIS Cornflakes, Cereals, and Rice Cereal Baby Creams.

    YIOTIS S.A. produces for the first time in Greece pre-cooked baby foods in the form of Cornflakes Anthos Aravositou, Cereals and Rice Cereal Baby Creams. Once again, YIOTIS S.A. offers to consumers an innovative product which will help the baby's well balanced nutrition.

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  • 1972 - JOTIS Farine Lactée, Cremita and Cereal Baby Creams

    YIOTIS S.A. adds Farine Lactée, Cremita and Cereal Baby Creams to its baby foods portfolio.

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  • 1988 - JOTIS Caotonic Drink

    YIOTIS S.A. markets the instant chocolate drink Caotonic, which gives a delicious taste to milk and has 11 vitamins, as well as 3 minerals and iron. For both young and old.

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  • 1990 - JOTIS Cakes, the first integrated sweets available in Greece. Béchamel is marketed

    The Company launches at the same time in the Greek and German markets, JOTIS Cakes. A pioneering idea as the packaging of JOTIS Cakes contains all the ingredients needed to make and decorate a homemade cake, without any baking or boiling, in just 15 minutes.

    JOTIS Cakes are very successful commercially and are adopted by consumers with enthusiasm. In 1994, are awards with the international Sial’ Or award for:

    ·         The innovative product idea

    ·         The high quality ingredients

    ·         The pioneering production technology

    ·         Its commercial success

    ·         The added value for the consumer (ease, speed, economy).

     

    JOTIS BECHAMEL

    YIOTIS S.A. imports into the Greek market, an innovative mix for Béchamel. A product that will satisfy the consumer's needs, for immediate implementation and application in every recipe, without boiling, in 1 ', with a certain success!

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  • 1991 - Fruit Cream

    YIOTIS S.A. launches JOTIS Fruit Cream, a baby food made with wheat flour, milk and 5 natural fruits, which give infants the high amounts of energy, protein, vitamins and minerals that are essential for proper growth.

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  • 1995 - JOTIS Caotonic Choco

    The first chocolate on a stick.

    YIOTIS Company launches in the Greek market the first chocolate on a stick. The chocolate has the shape of the Caotonic hero. It is rich in vitamins and has a high nutritional value.

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  • 1997 - Caotonic Chocolates, Blues & Differs

    YOTIS S.A. invests in the chocolate market by enriching its portfolio with a range of chocolates.

    It introduces three new codes of CAOTONIC chocolates for children, rich in vitamins and high nutritional value:

    CAOTONIC 3D chocolate, a chocolate bar with biscuit and cream
    CAOTONIC STICKS Viennese waffle with cream filling and chocolate coating
    CAOTONIC FRIENDS chocolate bar.

    For adults:

    BLUES, luxury chocolates with praline and almond filling
    DIFFERS, chocolates with Viennese waffle, praline, and milk chocolate and almond fillings.

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  • 2000 - JOTIS Cereal and Biscuit Baby Creams and Sanilac Baby Milk

    JOTIS CEREAL & BISCUIT BABY CREAMS

    JOTIS Cereal Creamis made from 6 cereals and milk, while JOTIS Biscuit Cream is made from cereals, milk and biscuits. Ingredients which provide the body with all the necessary energy and strength it needs.
     

    BABY MILK
    An integrated system for baby’s nutrition.

    The SANILAC range of Baby Milk from YIOTIS S.A. carries 70 years of experience and scientific development, as well as of ongoing laboratory research. SANILAC Baby Milk is a series of premium quality products that are as close as possible to breast milk.

    They cover all the infant’s needs at all stages of its development, providing the body with all the necessary vitamins, minerals and trace elements. The series includes first, second and third stage infant milk, as well as special milk (for infants suffering from colic, for lactose intolerant infants and for infants who are prone to regurgitation).

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  • 2003 - Anthos Aravositou

    Anthos Aravositou Cream is added to the JOTIS family of crèmes.

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  • 2004 - Refrigerated products

    YIOTIS S.A. launches everyone’s favorite tastes in ready-to-eat refrigerated products.

    The JOTIS range of refrigerated foods includes three groups of products:

    Anthos Aravositou: made with milk and the purest ingredients, it stands out for its velvety texture and its great taste. Available in 3 flavours: Vanilla, Chocolate and Cream-Chocolate

    Crème Caramel: with Caramel, and the famous velvety, cool cream.

    Profiteroles: with chocolate and fluffy choux, stuffed with a champagne cream

    Tiramisu: made with the authentic recipe of Tiramisu and the special taste of mascarpone cheese.

    CREME PATISSERIE VANILLA FLAVOUR


    CREME PATISSERIE CHOCOLATE FLAVOUR

    A sweet idea came to complete the JOTIS confectionery line, JOTIS Crème Confectionery.

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  • 2005 - HEMO

    YIOTIS S.A. wanting to enlarge its portfolio by introducing another product of high nutritional value, strong brand awareness and loyalty, begins to produce HEMO, a drink rich in vitamins, minerals and malt.

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  • 2006 - Ready-to-eat Refrigerated Traditional Desserts

    YIOTIS S.A., the specialist in cream desserts, launches two traditional desserts which are ready-to-eat refrigerated which are a new and enjoyable idea for everyday dessert or light meals:

    Traditional Greek Cream Dessert: A pure and light cream, rich in aroma and flavour

    Traditional Rice Pudding: Made following the traditional recipe, this rice pudding has all the flavour, texture, aroma and values that everyone loves.

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  • 2007 - JOTIS Refrigerated Jelly

    YIOTIS S.A. launches the beloved JOTIS Fruit Jelly, ready- to-eat, refrigirated.

    Refreshing Fruit Jelly with delightful pieces of fruit is available in the fringe, in three great flavours: strawberry, cherry and pineapple.

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  • 2008 - Cheesecake and Double Dessert Refrigerated Desserts

    YIOTIS Company presents its Cheesecake in strawberry and cherry flavors refrigerated - transferring the delicious flavours and recipes from the “shelf” to the “fridge”. At the same time, it launches a new rich in taste and aromatic dessert, the Double Dessert, with a double chocolate flavor.

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  • 2009 - A milestone Year for YIOTIS S.A.

    YIOTIS Company never complacent, but is always looking for new ideas to fit with the current dietary needs. So, 2009 was a milestone year for the Company and brought some very major strategic developments:
     

    SWEET & BALANCE LAUNCH

    In 2009, the ground-breaking range of the new-generation SWEET & BALANCE desserts was launched.

    SWEET & BALANCE were made for those who can live without sugar, but not without sweets! They are fully balanced and healthy foods as they do not contain any sugar but instead are made with a natural sweetener extracted from the Stevia plant. They are enriched with vegetable fibers, have a low glycemic index and low fat and calorie content.
     

    FYTRO

    In the same year, JOTIS, with the aim of developing and expanding its nutritional proposals to consumers, with products of high nutritional value, buys the brand FYTRO. It is a complete range of high nutritional products that meet the needs of the modern consumer and have beneficial advantages for the body and quality of life in general.
     

    ORGANIC

    YIOTIS Company buys BioOrganic products. This new series consists of organic products made from raw materials that meet all the requirements of Organic Agriculture, as they are certified by the Organization for the Control and Certification of Organic Products.
     

    FARINE LACTEE CRÈME WITH BISCUITS

    YIOTIS S.A. also enriched its baby food range by introducing the new Farine Lactée Crème with Biscuits. This new baby food contained wheat flour, milk and biscuits and is especially tasty and nutritious as it contains all the vitamins, proteins and minerals necessary for babies’ proper development.
     

    SANILAC

    YIOTIS S.A. also extended the range of Sanilac special milks to include Sanilac hypoallergenic baby milk, which is suitable for babies who are allergic to milk proteins.

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  • 2010 - Sweet & Βalance Mini Bitter Chocolates

    The SWEET & BALANCE family was expanded to include Mini Bitter Chocolates.

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  • 2011 - New Sweet & Balance products and Anthos Aravositou Double

    The pioneering Sweet & Balance range of products was expanded to include 4 new codes. Cheesecake Mix with Strawberry flavour, Cake Mix with Cookies & Cream flavour, Mix Mousse with Chocolate flavoured and Chocolate flavoured Syrup.

     

    ANTHOS ARAVOSITOU DOUBLE

    This year, following on the success of Anthos Aravositou, YIOTIS S.A. also introduces Αnthos Aravositou Double, which is available in two double tasty combinations: Vanilla and Chocolate and Strawberry and Chocolate.

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  • 2012 - Farine Lactée with Apples and Pears

    Farine Lactée Crème with Apples and Pears was added to the JOTIS range of baby foods. It contains wheat flour, milk and two fruits (apple and pear), and is particularly tasty and nutritious.

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  • 2013 - JOTIS New launches

    YIOTIS S.A .always follows new trends so it can meet its customers’ needs. So, the love for frozen yogurt became a homemade affair.
     

    NEW COOKIES & CREAM ICE CREAM MIX

    Τhe JOTIS Ice Cream range is expanded to include the much-loved Cookies & Cream flavour.

    The JOTIS family of Syrups grew with the introduction of two new Syrups:
     

    NEW PRALINE DREAM SYRUP

    The Company’s range of syrups was expanded to include new Praline Dream Syrup (Praline with Biscuit)
     

    NEW MAGIC CRACKY SYRUP

    YIOTISS.A. creates Magic Cracky Syrup. Magic Cracky Syrup creates a crust of frozen, crisp chocolate when it comes in contact with frozen desserts.
     

     NEW BISCUIT AND CHOCOLATE SWEET

    The JOTIS range of desserts expands with the first cake in the shape of a square!

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  • 2014 - Mini Sweet & Balance Milk Chocolates and New Ice Cream Mix with Chocolate Parfait flavor

    The Sweet & Balance family is enriched by the launch of Mini Milk Chocolates.
     

    NEW ICE CREAM MIX CHOCOLATE PARFAIT

    JOTIS Ice Cream Mix range is enlarged with the New Chocolate Parfait with covertures drops.
     

    NEW JOTIS VANILLA AND CHOCOLATE FLAVOURED CAKE BASES 400g

    The Company’s range of confectionery products is widened with two new cake bases: Vanilla and Chocolate flavors. The packages contain 3 ready-cooked bases which are ideal for delicious and successful sweets.

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  • 2015 - Sweet & Balance Milk Chocolates with Almonds & Filled Chocolates

    The Sweet & Balance ranged was expanded by the launch of Milk Chocolates with Almonds & Filled Chocolates

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  • 2016 - New product launches

    JOTIS GLUCOSE SYRUP

    Glucose syrup, another new confectionery product was launched this year.

     

    JOTIS POMEGRANATE FRUIT JELLY

    The much-loved range of tasty JOTIS Fruit Jellies was expanded with the launch of Pomegranate Fruit Jelly.

     

    SWEET & BALANCE CHOCOLATE BARS

    The Sweet & Balance family is enriched by the launch of 35g Chocolate Bars.

     

    JOTIS COUVERTURE 65% COCOA AND WHITE CHOCOLATE COUVERTURE BARS

    The Company’s range of home confectionery chocolates expands, providing those who love baking with extra solutions! Two new products are launched - Couverture Bars 65% Cocoa and White Chocolate Couverture Bars.

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  • 2017

    Following modern dietary trends and, more specifically consumers' interest in super foods, YIOTIS Company launches Goji Berry and Aloe Vera & Green Tea Sugar Free Jellies, for those who want to avoid sugar.
     

    STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM MIX

    The JOTIS Ice Cream Mixes are enlarging with the much-loved strawberry flavour.
     

    SWEET & BALANCE CEREAL BARS
     

    SWEET & BALANCE CHOCOLATE DRINK

    Cereal Bars and Chocolate Drinkare added to the very popular Sweet & Balance product family for those who can live without sugar, but not without sweets!
     

    NEW FYTRO PRODUCTS

    The favorite product line of people who follow a balanced diet expands with the addition of four innovative products:

    FYTRO CRUNCHY MUESLIin two flavours: crispy bites of cereal with Oatmeal and Chocolate and crispy bites of cereal with Oats and Honey, ideal for a nutritious breakfast

    FYTRO ALMOND DRINK with Calcium and Vitamins

    FYTRO QUINOA for those who like to follow modern trends in balanced nutrition.
     

    COUVERTURE BARS WITH STEVIA
     

    STRAWBERRY FLAVOUR CHOCOLATE DROPS

    JOTIS range of home confectionery chocolates is enlarged by two new products.

    Couverture Bar with Stevia, for those who love sweet treats but want to avoid sugar. Strawberry flavour Chocolate drops which add to the taste and appearance of every kind of confectionery.
     

    CREME PATISSERIE PRALINE FLAVOUR

    Crème Patisserie Praline flavouris the new flavour which will give you even more inspiration and will let you be even more creative with your confectionery. It is made from pure ingredients, with the YIOTIS’s guarantee of quality.

     

    JOTIS ICING SUGAR

    Icing sugarwith the YIOTIS’s signature and guarantee of quality is also launched this year.

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  • 2018
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  • 2019
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