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Escarcom S.A. was founded and started operating in 2009. The company though, enjoys a professional experience of more than forty years as a food manufacturer, by heritage of the companies, Saligar S.A. and Salicom S.A., which operated with the same occupation from the Mid '60s up to 2009. It is located in Sevastiana Skydra's (Pella prefecture, Greece).

Escarcom S.A. owns two separate production sites. The one is devoted to the processing of snails and the other to the processing of fruits and vegetables. Among the company's possessions is also included a separate storage and freezing facility of a total storage capacity of more than 38.000 m³. The overall industrial unit covers in total a space that is cumulatively estimated to cover more than 14.000 m². The workforce of the company, including permanent and part time personnel, varies between two to four hundred employees seasonally.

The list of the Escarcom's products comes from the production processes of its two separate business units. That includes buttered snails ('a la Bourguignonne') in a variety of packaging, snail's meat in cans, snail shells and frozen flavored butters. Furthermore, the company produces frozen (IQF) fruits focusing mainly on pitted cherries, peach and apricot cubes, apricot halves and peach slices. The elaboration capacity approaches 3,000 tons of live snails and 15,000 tons of fruits annually.

Escarcom is aiming to provide to its customers products of the finest quality and taste. In order to achieve this goal, the company sources the best possible raw materials. The snails are imported alive and fresh, from the broaden area of Eastern Europe, the Baltic countries and Greece. The fruits are collected fresh, directly from harvesting, from the farmers of the prefectures of Pella, Imathia and Corinthia, the most prestigious cherry, peach and apricot production areas throughout Greece.

The vast majority of the company's final products are exported in the European market and elsewhere around the world. Also, part of production is distributed in the Greek market, through a selected distribution network.

1968, Incorporation of Saligar S.A.
1978, Construction of new plant facilities and headquarters
1984, Golden award for exports by A.C.C.I.
1990, Inauguration of the new fruit & vegetable factory
1998, Construction of new refrigerator facilities
2009, Incorporation of Escarcom S.A.
2013, Total renovation of snails processing plant
2014, Total renovation of fruit and vegetable processing plant
ESCARCOM FOOD INDUSTRY 2011 - 2015 ®