Durata buys beer producing company

Croatian company Durata, the only one in the country which specializes in bottling and PET packaging production, has acquired beer maker Daruvarska Pivovara, the only Croatia-owned company on the local beer market. The price of ... More

Costa Coffee owner eyes coffeeheaven

Whitbread Plc, the owner of the Costa Coffee specialty coffee chain, is rumored to be on the verge of bidding 71 mln British pounds for coffee bar operator coffeeheaven International, reports the Daily Mail. It wants to ... More

Croatian Dukat-Lactalis buys Ideal Sipka

The main Croatian dairy industry Dukat, which is part of French group Lactalis, has completed the operation for the acquisition of 100% of the share value of Macedonian dairy Ideal Sipka, launched in November 2007. Ideal Sipka is ... More

"Heineken" and "Efes" to merge their operations in Serbia by end of June

Beer manufacturers "Efes" and "Heineken" will merge their operations in Serbia by the end of June. As people in company "Efes" point out, both companies got permits for merger, they signed the stockholding contract on June 10 and ... More

Dukat takes over Macedonian dairy Ideal Sipka

Dukat initiated the process of taking over Macedonia’s second largest dairy Ideal Sipka on November 23 last year and completed it successfully on June 16, 2008, reports the company in a press release posted at the Zagreb ... More

Fruktona leaving central Banja Luka

The licensed producer of Pepsi for the area of RS – Fruktona – will start building a new production facility in a suburb of Banja Luka shortly, as a part of their relocation project worth BAM 10 – 12 ... More

Enemona to invest in modernisation of Lomsko Pivo brewery

Local engineering company Enemona said it will invest in the modernisation of the Lomsko Pivo brewery that it owns through subsidiary firm Agroinvest Engineering. The investment program for the beer maker will be financed ... More

Treća petoletka takes ove Ishrana

Real estate lease company Treća petoletka acquired the stock control package of the bakery company Ishrana from Smederevo. As the report published on the Belgrade market states, Treća petoletka acquired 62,01 percent ... More

Americans want ajvar

The Ajvar and the Lutenica were the most attractive products on the Macedonian sale point on the Global fair for food and style in Chicago. The American distributors and consumers have showed big interest for the export of these ... More

Bulgaria Cosmetics and Wine in China

Bulgarian cosmetics and wine have great future on the immense Chinese market. They would be the best type of goods to promote with the higher chances for a break through. This opinion was voiced at the International Plovdiv ... More

Murfatlar won six medals at Brussels Wine Oscars

Murfatlar won six medals at the 14th Edition of the Brussels World Wine Competition, a press release informs. The famous competition, also known as “The Wine Oscars” took place at Bordeaux, in the heart of the ... More

Specialty coffee chain Costa Coffee to open new outlets in Sofia

UK coffee house company Costa Coffee said it will add two new locations in the center of Sofia. The company, which already operates two outlets in the Bulgarian capital, said it has contracted the new outlets and will begin ... More

Contract for sale of IMK 29. novembar from Subotica signed

Representatives of the Serbian Privatisation Agency and the Share Fund signed today a contract for the sale of 96.38% of the total registered capital of the company IMK 29. novembar from Subotica in restructuring with the top ... More

Pepsi Americas will invest USD 100 M into a factory from Military district

Soft drinks producer Quadrant Amroq Beverages (QAB), part of Pepsi Americas, will invest over USD 100 M into a factory in Military area – Bucharest, the completion deadline being 2010 – 2011, according to those ... More

Podravka announces a move to Banja Luka

The chairman of Croatian food company Podravka – Darko Marinac – announced to the news portal that the purchase of Banja Luka-based Vitaminka would be finalized in the first half of this year. As he said, an agreement ... More

Competition Council authorizes takeover of Bere Mures by Heineken

The Competition Council has authorised the takeover of Bere Mures by Heineken, according to a press release quoted by Rompres. The Competition Council has authorised the economic concentration operation performed by Brau Union AG ... More

All 100% of stocks of "Grand Kafa" owned by "Droga Kolinska"

After buying another 25% of stocks of "Grand prom", "Droga Kolinska" has become the only owner of that company (100% of stocks). "Droga Kolinska", which is majority owned by Kopar-based "Istrabenz", used the opportunity at the ... More

Crisis threatens Romania milk market

Cattle owners in Romania have announced they would protest at the headquarters of the most important milk processing factories on March 11, as they are highly unsatisfied with the milk acquisition prices offered to them. However, ... More

Company "Si&Si" to start construction of new factory - investment worth 11m EUR

Company "Si&Si" will start construction of the new, second water factory and new water bottling capacities in Vrujci Spa today (March 14, 2008). Total value of the investments - 11m EUR, is the result "successfully established ... More

Swedes invest in fruit processing plant

The Srebrenica Municipality adopted a decision to purchase land for the needs of the Potocari Industrial and Economic Zone. The BAM 250,000 needed for this transaction have been provided by the federal government and the Tuzla ... More