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Zalaco CEO László Berta | Zsolt Szigetváry /MTI

Bakery sector producer Zalaco triples capacity

Mar 8, 2018

A significant player in Hungarian food industry, the Western Hungarian company of Zalaco expands with greenfield investment in Zalaegerszeg. Having plants in Ajka and Sopron, too, this company is an important representative of the domestic bakery sector.

Festival Moments | Péter Kálló

Festival-goers demand more choice

Oct 16, 2017

More visual experience and more surprises are needed at Hungarian festivals to keep up with the competition on international level. That was the view shared by the participants of the recent Festival Season Valuation Roundtable organized by HEINEKEN Hungária.

| Tibor Illyés/MTI

New Coca Cola warehouse in Hungary

Sep 13, 2017

Coca Cola HBC has established Hungary's largest food industry warehouse in Dunaharaszti, south of Budapest with an investment of HUF two billion (appr. EUR 6.5 million). The 6,500-sqm warehouse can store 8,4 million liters of goods.

The new Univer tomato processing plant | János Mészáros /MTI

Region's largest tomato processing plant opens

Aug 24, 2017

The Hungarian Univer Product Co. Ltd. has opened Central Europe’s largest tomato processing plant in Kecskemét, southeast of Budapest. The Hungarian government contributed almost half of the investment costs of the project.

| source: The Heineken Company

European consumers help Heineken sales increase

Aug 1, 2017

Heineken, the world’s second-largest brewery company, has published its results for the first half of 2017 and the numbers are quite good. Strong sales in Europe were the main reason including a double-digit growth in Hungary.


For a greener world

Jul 21, 2017

The latest sustainability report by HEINEKEN Hungária says the company has recycled 98% of the generated waste and covers 22% of its energy consumption from renewable sources and has reduced its specific water consumption by 13.8% since 2008.

Balogh pasta from Hungary | Zsolt Czeglédy/MTI

New pasta plant opened in Hungary

Jul 13, 2017

Balogh Tészta Co. Ltd, one of the biggest pasta makers in Hungary, inaugurated its new plant in Tiszakécske in the presence of PM Viktor Orbán. The new plant, built with EU support, has the initial output capacity of 2,250 kilograms per hour.

Nestlé conference in Budapest in October 2016 | source: Nestlé Hungária

Nestlé Hungária: 25th anniversary

Oct 12, 2016

Nestlé Hungária organized a conference in Budapest at the 25th anniversary of its establishment and the 150th anniversary of the founding of Nestlé. Nestlé’s investments in Hungary total more than HUF 100 billion (EUR 330 mn).

Cheese and crackling scones by Fornetti |

Hungary's Fornetti sold to Swiss firm

Aug 7, 2015

Hungarian frozen bakery products company Fornetti has been bought by Switzerland’s Aryzta for an undisclosed sum, the financial website reported former Fornetti managing director József Szabó as saying. Aryzta is to invest into Fornetti EUR 1 mn this year.

The award-winning Hungarian chili sauce |

Hungarian hot sauce wins award

Jul 17, 2015

The Hungarian chili sauce 'Spirit of Attila' won the Hot Sauce Hot category at the 2015 World Hot Sauce Awards held in New Iberia, Louisiana in the United States. The competition attracted 284 entries from 109 producers from 14 countries in 49 categories.

| Dávid Harangozó

Brands are crucial at Podravka

May 16, 2015

Podravka Group realized HRK 92 million net profit in 2014, mostly owing to strong growth of the profitable margins in the segments of food and beverages. The company is expanding in Hungary and taking further steps to strengthen its position in the Central European region.


Mlinar is to expand in Hungary

May 15, 2015

The Croatian bakery chain Mlinar is a relative newcomer in Hungary. Seven outlets have been opened in Budapest. The company planes to enlarge its market position, mainly in the capital via franchise agreements requirement, since it can offer to every franchisor a proven business model, know how, logistic and marketing support.

Kristijan Sabo | Dávid Harangozó

Extending potential in the Hungarian market

May 17, 2013

Kristijan Sabo, the new Managing Director (MD) of Podravka International Ltd., is spending his first weeks in Hungary, learning about his new business environment. He talks to Diplomacy & Trade about the work that awaits him in this position.

Fornetti bakery in London | facebook

Fornetti, the Hungarian bakery appears in London

Apr 3, 2013

Fornetti, the Hungarian bakery known for its on-the-spot baked products from frozen base material, has opened a shop in the UK capital recently. The Hungarian company has signed a master franchise agreement with its British partner.


Danone to set up regional center in Hungary

Feb 20, 2013

A regional center in Budapest will be responsible for operations in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia in the new European organizational structure of French food group Danone, the company said in a statement.

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