ZAGREB, January 19, 2020 – Croatian producers sold 74 million euro worth of products through the SPAR retail chain in Italy, Hungary, Austria and Slovenia in 2019, which is 5% more than in 2018, SPAR Croatia said in a statement this past week.
The largest increase in sales was recorded in Italy.
It was not just large companies, but also medium-sized and small businesses that successfully marketed their products through SPAR’s retail network.
Among the large producers were the food company Vindija, the aquaculture company Cromaris, confectioner Kraš and the hygienic products company Logistika Violeta.
Vindija increased its exports to Slovenia by 16%, Cromaris’ exports to Austria and Slovenia rose by 13% and 17% respectively, Kras saw its exports to Slovenia grow by 3%, while Logistika Violeta increased its exports to Austria by 19%.
Small and medium-sized enterprises also recorded increased exports.
Prosciutto producer Pršut Voštane recorded an increase in exports to Slovenia of as much as 62%, while the Ekos bakery chain saw its exports rise nearly fourfold. Pisinium, a company that makes premium truffle sausages, increased its exports to Slovenia by 95%, while the Zigante Tartufi company’s exports to Italy rose by 14%.
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