“Araqs-2” PC was established in 1996 by Artur Movsisyan in Armenia in a village of Gegharqunik Marz called Akunq. Since 2005 “Araqs-2” PC has been specialised in cheese production with brands of Ecokat and Santolina. Ecokat presents a wide variety of cheese made with high quality, fresh milk.
Ecokat has brought a balance of innovation and tradition to the art of cheese making. Our own unique crafted cheeses cover a wide range of traditional regional recipes and are always made with natural ingredients and great attention to detail.
The brand is a leader in cheese production in the Armenian market and alongside with offering to consumers a wide range of variety, the company keep the quality of its products to the highest standards and as a result is highly valued by customers.
We offer fresh diary products to consumers around the world who place a significant value in healthy and safe food. Innovative technologies used in our production create new employment opportunities contributing to socio-economic development of the community and the country. We are committed to realize our mission honestly and conscientiously taking full responsibility for the environment, people, animals and the nature.
Health & Nutrition
Supplying safe products is our top priority. Furthermore, we want to provide products that match consumers’ nutritional needs and, at the same time, inspire better food habits. We do this by providing a variety of nutritious products as well as recipes and transparent information.
Sustainable Dairy Production
We have a natural interest in high animal welfare standards, milk quality and state-of-the-art production. We strive for the best environmental practices and work to continuously reduce our environmental impact, all the way from the farm to the consumer.
“Araqs-2” PC has provided employment for many people and and contributed to economic growth within the community. We value the relationships we have with people, organizations and communities. No matter what the nature of the relationship we are committed to maintaining mutual respect and understanding.
The strategy we follow includes the following:
- Constantly improving the quality of our products as well as maintaining traditional technologies while introducing new ones, raising awareness about Armenian products
- Expanding volumes of procurement and building new factory
- Supporting small and medium-sized farms to specialize in milk production, Supporting economic development in the region to prevent emigration as well as reduction of poverty.
Our company is continuously cooperating with a number of local and international organizations.
Food safety & traceability
We know that you will only keep buying our products if our milk, cheese and butter tastes great and helps keep you healthy.
On our Dairies all products are produced under the highest possible food safety system and all dairies are accredited according to one or more quality and food safety standards. We have a comprehensive training schedule and make sure we’re inline with all the latest technologies.
If we unexpectedly find any breech, anywhere, you can be sure that we will respond immediately to report to the relevant food breech authorities, call back potentially affected products, find the cause and solve the problem.
The importance of cheese
There is no doubt that cheese is one of the most tasty, healthy, nutritious products. It has good taste properties, it is appetizing, easy to digest and thus has a beneficial effect on digestion. Apart from protein, no other food contains so much calcium as cheese. By the way, calcium which is very important to the human body is in the most pungent form in cheese because it is linked to protein and phosphorus.