Mythos Beer – Gretal Food Products
Mythos (lit. ’myth’) is a Greek beer brand created in 1997 and since 2015 produced by the Olympic Brewery, a subsidiary of Carlsberg Group.
History – Mythos Greek Beer
In 1992, the Boutari Group purchased the Henninger Hellas S.A. company, the local Greek distributor of the German Henninger beer, founded in 1968, and in 1994 it was renamed as Northern Greece Brewery S.A., as part of a strategy to turn it into a genuine domestic Greek beer company. This was accomplished by the introduction of Mythos beer in 1997, and in 2001 the company renamed itself as the Mythos Brewery S.A., as Mythos had become its primary product. In 2004 Scottish & Newcastle became majority shareholders. Since 2008 it has been a subsidiary of Carlsberg Group which finally, in 2015, reformed Olympic Brewery after the merger of Mythos and Olympic Brewery, which already owned.
Products – Mythos Greek Beer
Mythos (Μύθος) is a light straw-coloured, lager beer introduced in 1997. It is available in both 330ml and 500ml bottles and cans. The alcohol content is 4.7%. The alcohol content in Greece is 5%. Mythos Brewery also produces Mythos Red in 330ml and 500ml bottles.
Availability – Mythos Greek Beer
Mythos has broad Greek distribution and is exported to a number of European countries as well as the US, Canada, Panama, Taiwan, Israel and Australia from today also in Southern Italy cross our company Gretal Food Products. In addition to Mythos beer, Olympic Brewery also produces and distributes in Greece, the former Mythos’ Brewery products the German brands Henninger lager and Kaiser pilsner and the local brand Golden, available at selected outlets in the local market. It also imports and distributes Carlsberg Beer (Denmark).
References – Mythos Greek Beer
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“Mythos Brewery Ltd. – Brewery International”. brewery.no. Retrieved 16 April 2020. “ΜΥΘΟΣ”. www.dimokratis.gr. Retrieved 16 April 2020. “Historical Background”. Boutari Group. Retrieved 16 April 2020. “Mythos and Olympic breweries near merger | Kathimerini”. www.ekathimerini.com. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
“OLYMPIC BREWERY”. olympicbrewery.gr. Retrieved 16 April 2020.