Macedonian Halva and Macedonian Tahini are traditional Greek snacks made from sesame, produced by Haitoglou Brothers. An old family company, established in Thessaloniki, Macedonia, since 1924, produces one of the most famous Halva in Greece and abroad. Haitoglou Brothers produce a variety of halva and tahini and other sesame foods, which are utterly compatible with the Mediterranean Diet. In 2004, Haitoglou Brothers begin the operation of a new sesame processing plant and virgin sesame seed oil was produced in Greece for the first time ever.
The production plants place great emphasis upon the utilization of modern technology in order to ensure the quality of the final products. At the same time traditional methods of production are employed, wherever they are considered to be a critical factor in maintaining the authentic nature of the products. Finally, the fully equipped quality control laboratories provide the possibility of continuous control, both of the raw materials and the final products.
At the same time the company applies the product quality assurance system by ELOT (Greek Organisation for Standardisation) in accordance with EN ISO 9001 stipulations, an environmental management system also certified by ELOT in accordance with the EN ISO 14001 stipulations and the revolutionary HACCP, which more than satisfies the strictest international requirements for foodstuff industries.
Haitoglou Brothers have the largest market share in Greece, as their products are famous and of high quality. Almost 40% of the production is exported all over the world, in USA, Canada, Australia, EU countries, Russia, other Eastern European countries, Middle East and Asia .