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The History Of The Wawel Company

 

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Wawel SA 

Wawel SA 

Legal form   Joint-stock company 

State    Poland 

Location   Cracow 

Headquarters   ul.  On.  Warneńczyka 14

30-520 Krakow 

number KRS   0000014525 

President   Dariusz Orlowski 

trade   Food industry 

products   Chocolates , Gift Boxes , bars , wafers ,  

Employment   869 (2014) 

Share capital   7 498 775,00 zł 

ISIN 

PLWAWEL00013

stock symbol   WWL 

Location on the map of Krakow

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Location map of Krakow

Location map Polish

Wawel SA

Earth  50 ° 02'37,0 "N 19 ° 56'40,3" E   

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Website 

 

Wawel SA - Krakow company specializing in the production of confectionery.  The company offers dozens of kinds of products, including chocolate,  bars , filled chocolates, chocolates , wafers , prunes in chocolate and sweets .  Its products are mainly sold on the domestic market (approx. 95% of sales [1] ).

The largest shareholder of the company is Hosta International AG seated in Münchenstein in Switzerland , which holds 52.13% stake in the share capital [2] .

Wawel flagship products include  bar Danusia , chocolates Malaga , Tiki Taki and Kasztanki , handmade caramel peanut, Handles, Cuckoo and refreshing.

 

 Table of Contents  [ukryj]

 1 History

 2 controversy

 3 References

 4 External links

 

History [  ]

 

Wawel SA is one of the oldest confectionery factories in Poland [3] .  Confectionery Company was founded by Adam Piasecki in 1898.  Then, in 1910, Piasecki launched a chocolate factory.  His first flagship store opened in the building on Market Square in Krakow .  After World War II the factory was nationalized in 1951 combined three Krakow confectionary plants, ie. Of the Chocolate Factory Pischinger, Suchard chocolate factory and factory Wawel in one company: Confectionery Plant Wawel [3] .

 

In 1992, as a result of privatization Confectionery Plant Wawel became a joint stock company.  Then they have been converted into a public company.  In September 1997, the Securities and Exchange Commission admitted the company's shares to public trading [3] .  On the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange shares of ZPC Wawel SA debuted March 11, 1998 the year [4] .  In 2005 the company changed its name to Wawel SA.

In 2004, construction began on a new plant in Dobczyce .  Until 2006 Wawel producing its products in three plants in Krakow, each with a specialized production profile.  The plant at ul.  Wroclaw produced mostly filled chocolates, candies and chocolate bars [3] .  Department Street.  Butchering produced chocolate filled, chocolate with additions, caramel and cocoa.  Works on the street.  Corner came mainly pastry ie. Wafers and candies.

 

In 2006 it was completed a new investment in Dobczyce, where he moved the entire production.  The plant is located in the industrial zone.  The factory complies with all the standards required for food production.  The manufacturing process of chocolate Wawel SA is based on proven formulas, and used raw materials are subjected to a thorough inspection.  Evidenced by the certified Quality Management System complies with ISO 9001: 2000.

 

Controversy [  ]

 

Wawel for its flagship product is considered  Michałki .  This specialty, however, is the first company produced Snow White from Świebodzice .  This is the cause of the conflict manufacturers of these products [5] [6] .

 

References

 

1.  Skocz do góry ↑ Company Profile: Wawel SA ( pol. ).  Bankier.pl SA.  [accessed 2015-06-04].

2.  Skocz do góry ↑ Home - Shareholders ' www.wawel.com.pl "www.wawel.com.pl [accessed 2016-02-28]   . 

3.  ↑ Skocz do: a b c d Roman Wieczorkiewicz: Krakow force of tradition ( pol. ).  portalspozywczy.pl, 2008-11-03.  [accessed 2009-01-25].

4.  Skocz do góry ↑ About quotations ( pol. ).  Stock Exchange.  [accessed 2009-01-25].

5.  Skocz do góry ↑ The conflict over the name of the product .  [accessed 28/01/2009].

6.  Skocz do góry ↑ "Snow White" is fighting for świebodzickie trivia .  [accessed 28/01/2009].

 

 External links [  ]

 Official website Wawel SA ( pol. • ang. )

 

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Danusia [edytuj]

 

 

Danusia - bar chocolate with a semi-liquid filling czekoladowo- nut with an alcoholic aftertaste, manufactured by Wawel since 1923. In 2008. Produced, among others,  in four varieties: classic, milk (no alcohol), rum, cognac.  There is also a version with mint filling.

 

The manufacturer of this product says that the tradition of its production dates back to the 20s of the twentieth century [1] , when the then factory owner Adam Piasecki fell in love with his staff named Danuta .  It was for her to come up with an original recipe for a  bar, and called him her name and put her likeness on the packaging.

 

References

 

1.  Skocz do góry ↑ based on [1]

 

External links [  ]

Wawel |  Production of  bar Danusia

Category :  bars

Adam Piasecki [edytuj]

 

Adam Antoni Piasecki

king of chocolate 

Date and place of birth   December 24 1873

Bieganów 

Date and place of death   March 31 1945

KL Bergen-Belsen 

resting place   mass grave 

Profession   confectioner 

Nationality    Poland 

 

Adam Antoni Piasecki (b. 24 December 1873 in Bieganow in the Russian zone , d. Probably 31 March 1945 in KL Bergen-Belsen ) - Polish industrialist, pastry and social activist known as the "King of Chocolate".  Co-founder existing today confectionary Wawel SA .

 

He was the son court agronomist and grew up in a mansion in Bieganow.  At age 12, she started practicing confectionery in the pastry Mullewicza in Kielce .  Journeyman exam passed in 1893 r., In Krakow .

 

In 1898 r., Founded the confectionery company, then in 1910 r., Has launched the Krakow factory sugars and chocolates.  His first flagship store opened in the building on Market Square in Krakow [1] .  He was the creator of the famous chocolate bar recipe Danusia , which developed in 1913 r., As a result of falling in love in its many younger employees named Danuta .  This is her recipe invented both the  bar, and called him her name and placed her likeness on the packaging [2] [3] .

 

Piasecki was also known as a social activist and patriotic during World War I to support their products fighting soldiers, and also gave substantial donations to the organization of the plebiscite in Silesia .  Financially supported the renewal of the Wawel Castle .

 

He died in a Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen, probably during the evacuation.  He was buried in a mass grave.

References

 

1.  Skocz do góry ↑ Roman Wieczorkiewicz: Krakow force of tradition ( pol. ).  portalspozywczy.pl, 2008-11-03.  [accessed 2009-01-25].

2.  Skocz do góry ↑ Wawel - Production of  bar Danusia

3.  Skocz do góry ↑ http://danusia.pl/o_danusi.html danusia.pl (fixed for January 2009, now p. Does not exist)

 

References [  ]

Article Maciej Stanczyk - pre-war business people and their surprising passions in the service Biznes.Onet.pl (published 04/26/2013)

Biography page. Municipalities rads (as of 5/5/2013)

Categories :  People from Krakow

Polish confectioners

Polish entrepreneurs nineteenth century

Polish entrepreneurs of the twentieth century

Polish victims of Nazi concentration camps

Prisoners KL Bergen-Belsen

Born in 1873,

They died in 1945

 

 

 

 

White-Invest [edytuj]

 

White-Invest 

Legal form   A limited liability company [1] 

creation date   1946 

Headquarters   Sienkiewicz 36,

58-160 Świebodzice [1] [2] 

number KRS   0000181799 

President   Dariusz Jan Klonowski [1] 

trade   confectionery 

products   see.  list in article 

Share capital   4 332 600 PLN [3] 

Website 

 

White-Invest - the producer of confectionery in Świebodzice .

 

Table of Contents  [ukryj]

1 History

2 Products [5]

3 Awards and honors

4 References

5 External links

 

History [  ]

The company was founded in 1946 under the name Chocolate Factory "Snow White" in Świebodzice, based on the old German company [4] .  The factory started its work in 1947, [4] .

 

In the years 1957-1966 the company introduced more modern roasting cocoa beans , 5-roller mill and classifier [4] .  In addition, Snow White in this period as the first confectionery company in Poland introduced timers in the roaster, and other devices [4] .

 

April 1, 1967 merged the two plants: Chocolate Factory "Snow White" in Świebodzice and Bread Confectionery Factory "Sobotka" in Wroclaw [4] .  The merger created a company called Lower Silesia Confectionery Plant "Snow White" with headquarters in Świebodzice [4] .

 

In the years 1967-1979 the company gradually passed on the supply of semi-finished and cooperation extended range with improved product quality [4] .

In 1990, as a result of regulatory Lower Silesia Confectionery Plant "Snow White" became a local government unit operating in the form of budgetary establishment Świebodzice Commune [4] .  However, since September 1991 he worked as a farm helper associated with the municipality Świebodzice [4] .  After further transformation of the company changed its name to White-Invest Sp.  z oo [4]

 

In 2006 the company took over the trademark and production line "Michałki with Hanka" [4] .

 

Products [5] [  ]

Michałki

Trivia with Hanka

trivia Śnieżków

truffles

coconut Paradise

Pawełki

Assorted chocolates

Brevetki

Jelly

Plum

fruit Grafitti

Pills with Maczek

fudge

Jelly in sugar

Mix 

 

Awards and honors [  ]

In the 80s of the twentieth century, the company obtained the mark "1" on 15 products.  Among them, the particular interest were the chocolate "only", "Creamy Krakow", "Royal" and "Snow White" and the sweet "Michałki", "Luxor" and "Karachi" [4] .

October 13, 2006. White-Invest for Michałki is certified "Best in Poland" awarded at the Sixth ion of the Consumer Product Quality Competition "Best in Poland" - "The best in Poland" [6] .

References

 

1.  ↑ Skocz do: a b c KRS 0000181799 ŚNIEŻKA INVEST SP.  Z OO ( pol. ).  krs-online.com.pl, 2011-10-17.  [accessed 2011-11-09].

2.  Skocz do góry ↑ White-Invest Contact ( pol. ).  snieznka-invest.pl.  [accessed 2011-11-09].

3.  Skocz do góry ↑ White-Invest data ( pol. ).  sniezka-invest.pl.  [accessed 2011-11-09].

4.  ↑ Skocz do: a b c d e f g h and j k l History ( pol. ).  sniezka-invest.pl.  [accessed 2012-03-07].

5.  Skocz do góry ↑ White-Invest Products ( pol. ).  sniezka-invest.pl.  [accessed on 2011-12-14].

6.  Skocz do góry ↑ Best in Poland ( pol. ).  najlepsze-w-polsce.pl.  [accessed 2011-11-21].

 

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Wawel SA is one of the oldest confectionery factories in Poland.

 

The company boasts a tradition dating back to the late nineteenth century.  In 1898 Adam Piasecki founded in Krakow confectionery company.  A few years later, in 1910, already recognized as a confectioner, has launched a chocolate factory.  Piasecki products have become synonymous with excellent taste and high quality.  His first flagship store opened in the building on Market Square in Krakow.

In the twenties Adam Piasecki came strong competition.

Its branches opened in Krakow renowned European producers of sweets - in 1922 founded Factory of Chocolate Pischinger, and in 1925 the Chocolate Factory Suchard.

After the Second World War three competitive plants merged into one company in 1951 created Wawel Confectionery Plant.  Soon, the factory has become one of the premier manufacturers of sweets in Poland.

In 1914. The production line descends 1500 kg of products daily.  The inventory is produced on over 100 different products.  All products have elegant packaging company.

 

By 2006, production took place in three plants located in Krakow.

Each of them had specialized production profile.  Plant No. 1 (ul. Wrocławska 17) produced mostly filled chocolates, candies and chocolate bars.  Plant No. 2 (ul. Masarska 6-8) produced a full chocolate, chocolate toppings, caramel and cocoa, while the Department of line No. 3 (ul. Corner 20) going down mainly pastry - waffles and "Michałki."

 

Over the years, the company logo Wawel was modified several times.  The main changes concerned the color signature, the place where a company or use the outline of the Wawel Castle as a symbol of the city of Krakow.

Unchangeable element, however, remained the same font, which over the decades has retained its distinctive shape - written font.

Following the ever growing demands of the market and the changing economic situation, in 1992 the Management Board decided to privatize.

As a result of the transformation formed company Confectionery Plant Wawel SA.

A watershed moment for the Castle was to transform the company into a public company.  In 1997. The Securities and Exchange Commission admitted the company's shares to public trading.  On the main market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange shares of ZPC Wawel SA debuted 11 March 1998.

In 2005 the company changed its name to Wawel SA.

 

The production plant in Dobczyce

In 2006 the factory was moved to near Krakow Dobczyce.

The decision was dictated by the dynamic development of the confectionery market and the Wawel SA.  It was decided to centralize production under one roof.

By 2006, production was located in three plants.  Each of them had specialized production profile.  Plant No. 1 (ul. Wrocławska 17) produced mostly filled chocolates, candies and chocolate bars.  Plant No. 2 (ul. Masarska 6-8) produced a full chocolate, chocolate toppings, caramel and cocoa, while the Department of line No. 3 (ul. Corner 20) going down mainly pastry - waffles and "Michałki."

Headquartered remained in Krakow, located at ul.  Wladyslaw of Varna 14.

The new production facility Wawel SA was located on nearly 6 acres in the Industrial Zone in Dobczyce Street.  Wawel 6.

The factory complies with all the standards required for food production.  The manufacturing process of chocolate Wawel SA is based on proven formulas, and used raw materials are subjected to a thorough inspection.  Evidenced by the certified Quality Management System in accordance with ISO 9001: 2008.

 

The entire investment process lasted from June 2004.  It included, among others,  construction of a modern production hall with installation and commissioning of all production lines, the construction of the warehouse equipped with tools to facilitate the unloading of raw materials and transport them to the shop floor, running a distribution warehouse with all the logistic support, computer tracking party system and high storage.

 

For Wawel SA it is extremely important social responsibility, which is why the project were advanced systems to protect the environment.  The factory has the highest quality systems to prevent uncontrolled escape of pollutants into the environment.  Reducing noise emissions, water and energy consumption makes the plant environmentally friendly.  The total investment cost amounted to over 100 million.

 

Dobczyce moved to the machines that allow you to produce  traditional method.  In this way for example caramels. Cuckoos and Handles - prized for the unique filling grylażowe with thin threads of caramel.

 

References:

https://www.wawel.com.pl/pl/wawel-sa/historia-firmy.html

 

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