Gibsons Pink


• 1912:  The company is founded by Zafeirios Missikos, a Greek from Egypt and father of Michael Missikos, who starts producing wine and distilling spirits.

• 1939 - 1944:  World War II halts any production.

• 1945:  After the end of the war, Zafeirios Missikos imported the first alcoholic beverages from Italy.

• 1951:  Michael Missikos, son of the founder, joins the business.

• 1966:  First imports from Danisco, William Grant's and Disaronno.

• 1976 - 1983:  The company enters into a franchise agreement with Coca Cola, 7UP, and Tuborg.
                          The production of their products begins in a privately-owned factory in Rhodes.  

• 1996:  Michael Missikos's daughter, Paraskevi Missikou and his son-in-law becomes part of the business.

• 1998:  Establishment of a private owned bonded warehouse.

• 2004:  The loss of Michael Missikos.

• 2007:  M.Z. MISSIKOS undertakes the exclusive distribution for the products of AMVYX SA for the southern Dodecanese.

• 2007:  The son of Paraskevi Missikou, Emmanuel Zannis, joins the company.


2014:  Emmanuel Zannis takes over as General Manager.

• 2018:  Creation of a unique Cash & Carry store dedicated to spirits and beverages on a 285m2 floor space.

• 2019:  Collaboration with La Martiniquaise company of France for the exclusive distribution and representation of Gibson's Dry Gin and Gibson's Pink Gin.


• 2019:  Collaboration with Caldirola company of Italy for the exclusive distribution and representation of wine based products.


• 2020:  Collaboration with Zografakis Distillery of Crete for the exclusive distribution and represantation of their products on the Dodecanese islands.


• Today:   M. Z. MISSIKOS continues it' s leadership in Rhodes by importing, representing and supplying spirits, beer, wine and beverages.





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