Venus Growers was founded that year. It began as a cooperation of farmers distributing fruits and vegetables (especially peaches) domestically and abroad.
- 15 farmers become members from all country.
- Began its activities by operating the public cool storage facilities in the area.
- The first year results exceeded all expectations.
During second year the number of the members grew to 54 and the next year to 83 while the interest of the farmers to join the coop was ongoing and increasing.
During 1966-1968 Venus Growers completed the contrcuction of cold stogare-packing facilities through its own funding.
In 1975 VENUS goes beyond its initial objectives and becomes a leading player in the export of fresh fruit, by transporting significant amounts of products on a commission basis even for non-members. The Consortia Statute of Venus Growers is the basis of operation of the consortia that era.