AGAPITOS Cafe Patisserie: Love for Quality and Tradition
Published on 03/10/2011
Agapitos is one of the most recognized and credible brands of patisserie products in the Greek market. Over the course of its 67 years of history, it has established a particularly strong brand name in the areas of pastries, ice – cream, chocolate, cakes, catering, desserts and beverages sold both in retail and at its warm and pleasant seating areas.
Success and recognition for seven decades has been the result of the highest quality in its products, the best raw materials, unique recipes, large variety in its product lines, excellent customer service and traditional production methods enhanced with modern technology.
Agapitos stores exhibit a very large variety of all types of pastries resulting to more than 2.000 items. This variety is updated constantly based on consumers’ tastes and demand.
The product range includes traditional Greek cakes and pastries as well as European and American recipes always adapted to current trends. In general, products can be grouped as pastries, cakes, small cakes, bakery products, biscuits, macarons, chocolates, truffles, Greek delights, sandwiches and snacks, beverages, ice-creams, traditional Greek pastries and products for special occasions and events.
With respect to production, Agapitos uses its own recipes, the best quality ingredients and no type or form of preservative substances. The production plan conforms to the most stringent requirements by the European Union and is certified with HACCP and ISO 9001 protocols.
Agapitos in numbers
- 2 shops in Cyprus
- 11 shops in Greece
- 67 years in operation
- 100 employees
- 100% family owned
- 400 products produced daily
- 1.500 special cakes
- 2.500m2 owned production area
- 1.000.000 customers served annually
The franchise concept
The franchise concept that Agapitos suggests offers full flexibility and autonomy as a business unit for the franchisee, as well as maximum profitability. The full implementation of the Agapitos franchise system entails in-store production facilities, retail space for complete demonstration of the product mix and take-away beverages, as well as a seating area. The concept can be adapted according to the market or location needs.
Why a Cafe-Patisserie?
- The food sector is the sector with the smallest exposure to fluctuations of the economy and the general economic climate
- The product lines of Agapitos appeal to a very wide target group
- The use of the product lines are on a daily basis
- Some of the products (coffee, beverages, snacks) cover basic needs, whereas others (cakes, pastries, chocolates) are for personal satisfaction and pleasure.
- It is a successful brand with a strong identity in the Cafe-Patisserie market. This is the best way to secure sales with minimum risk, since the products have been tested and successful for seven decades.
- It offers operational know-how and expertise of 67 years experience.
- It provides the franchisees with continuous support to start, run and grow successfully the business as well as marketing, and promotional tactics and tips.
Tel: +30 210 6756200
Web site: www.agapitos.gr
Franchise Development: THE FRANCHISE CO.