Our Production

Daily fresh baked bread, hand made filo-pastry sheets, ice-cream recipes that remain consistent since 1940, wonderful butter aromas and delicious fruity flavors are just some of the elements that make our production truly special.

The basic production unit of modern facilities is a 2000 m² building, in Attica that consists of 6 independent divisions: Bakery, Puff Pastry, Patisserie, Chocolaterie, Ice Cream section and the Cooking division.

Our production team holds the lead role in here. In an elegant and modern environment that complies with the highest standards of sanitation and safety, our professional staff creates, daily, a wide variety of savory and sweet products according to our customers’ needs.  That is our guaranty of delicious, fresh products.

The handmade art lies in the fountain of our production process. After all, the traditional way of manufacturing products is the key characteristic of the Papaspirou philosophy.

We do not use preservatives or additives and it is our strong belief that exquisite taste and culinary superiority is only achieved by using the best ingredients. That is why we choose, mainly, fine Greek raw materials: eggs, sugar and honey, fresh fruits and cereal, vegetables and meat.

This way we support the Greek domestic production and offer our customers nothing but the best.

Also….

Did you know that:

  • We only use fresh, domestic meats and poultry
  • The minced meat we use is made in our facilities and is 100% veal
  • We use only extra virgin olive oil of Crete
  • We choose and use seasonal vegetables
  • We fry in sunflower oil
  • We choose original Greek feta cheese POP
  • We only use thyme honey from Kasos island
  • We use Greek nuts
  • We make chips from fresh potatoes
  • We produce 1.000 + products
  • We use 117 tons of flour per year
  • We produce 1.400 handmade koulouria Thessalonikis per day
  • We use 16. 800 fresh Greek eggs per month

 

The Papaspirou products are certified with ISOM 22000 and HACCP.


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Bakery Department

More than 17 types of bread are produced daily. A few favorites are the no knead bread, the rye bread and the classic yeast bread without excluding our most popular, the traditional, handmade ‘koulouri’ Thessalonikis. We also take pride in the 30 different, handmade, types of Papaspirou cookies. All time favoured are the chunky chocolate cookies or the classic cookies from Smyrna. To the perfect -choices list are the walnut bread and the aromatic “tsoureki” (a brioche-like Greek sweet bread) with fresh mastic and mahleb.

Puff Pastry Department

Impropable to resist are all delicious delicacies like the authentic butter Croissants, the classic Quiche Loraine tart and the traditional vegetable pie with handmade puff pastry sheet! The puff pastry temptations are numerous, making a choice hard to make.

Patisserie Department

Sweet works of art such as the Croque-en-bouche ‘tower’ made of caramelized choux pastry balls with crème patisserie, pilled into a cone, the handmade Banoffee or the elegant bitter Chocolate pastry cake, made of 72% bitter chocolate without any added sugar are truly impressive. Wander among the wide range of small cakes, pastries and macaroons, as well as in the special section of unique custom-made sugar paste cakes that can elevate any special occasion and make any fantasy or dream your sweet reality.

Chocolate Department

Any chocolate lover can be pleased by more than 30 kinds of handmade chocolates, chocolate bars, chocolate bites and pralines. We strongly suggest the chocolate bar with cranberries and gianduja or the crisp praline, stuffed with almond and pistachio. A highly nutritious and delicious choice also lies in the homemade cereal bars consisting of pure and fresh ingredients such as oats, fig, thyme honey and selected dried fruits. All Greek, all healthy.

Ice Cream Department

Papaspirou Ice-Cream, since 1940, holds the same, traditional recipe that excelled all standards and made it famous in Athens.

We still make that same delightful recipe with the finest ingredients, having an evolved production technique.

Our 9 unique and authentic flavors are, the classics cream and chocolate ice-cream, the traditional kaimaki, the pistachio flavor with fresh pistachios from the island of Aegina, the parfait cream, chocolate and parfait mixed, all with cherries and almond croquet and the frosty flavors of mango and strawberry sorbet. We also, still make the same,  famous “Kassato” ice- cream, holding onto our tradition and fame.

Cooking Department

Discover our delicious selection of fine, homemade Mediterranean dishes and selected international recipes. Our weekly menu is updated and enriched every seven days and will give you a variety of choices among delightful tastes. Τhe smoked salmon, the traditional cabbage roled dish and the all-time classic Greek “pastitsio” are some of our favorite cooked dishes.

Giving our sense of mindfulness and love to what we provide, we guarantee the highest quality in homecooked meals, for your family, your business meal or the staff dining hall of your company, and a healthy, delicious daily nutrition.