• ISM Cologne 2023 took place from April 23 to 25with about 1,300 exhibitors from 70 countries. The English-language magazine Food from Poland was also present at the event. Read more »

  • “In 2022, we achieved significant sales growth and a robust earnings performance in a very challenging year – and we implemented important strategic measures. We succeeded in partially compensating the dramatic rise in raw material and logistics costs through higher prices and continued efficiency improvements. This is reflected in our sales, which reached a new high of around 22.4 billion... Read more »

  • Polish FMCG market summary

    Czwartek, 09 lutego 2023

    2022 brought many changes to the Polish market of fast-moving consumer goods. Unforeseen events, inflation, growing prices – December is a good time for summing up. What challenges did producers face? Which subjects dominated the industry discourse? Which categories won the consumers’ hearts (and receipts), and which trends had the most profound impact on the offer of the leading players?... Read more »

  • Panattoni, the European industrial real estate market leader, has started a new development in the Łódź region: Panattoni Park Łódź South II, which will eventually comprise an area of 57,300 sqm. The centre is to be located near to the junction on the A1 motorway that joins with national road 12. Read more »

  • Panattoni, the European industrial real estate market leader, meets the unwavering demand within the Warsaw region. The developer has purchased 4 ha of land and is soon to start construction on Panattoni Park Warsaw South III Piaseczno, where it will immediately develop the entire area of around 20,000 sqm. The development is being constructed near to the S7 expressway and the Janki junction -... Read more »

  • FERRERO: A story of family values

    Czwartek, 05 stycznia 2023

    What started as a small family ‘pasticceria’ in 1946 in the northern Italian town of Alba, Ferrero now has some of the world's most loved brands that have been family favourites in the UK for over 50 years. But even after three quarters of a century, Ferrero has stayed true to its roots of strong family values, a dedication to quality and a determination to deliver the best for its... Read more »

  • Polish FMCG sector current situation and forecasts

    Czwartek, 13 października 2022
  • This June, as shown by the latest survey by NielsenIQ, the share of private labels in the market has been the largest ever, comprising 21.1%. According to the survey, 23% of consumers treat private labels as a way to limit their expenses. The growing trend is also confirmed by the sales results of E.Leclerc. Read more »

  • Polish retail trade market landscape

    Czwartek, 13 października 2022

    In 2021 and 2022, consumers have appreciated small grocery stores. Before that, they were often largely unaware how much such stores offer. The pandemic has made the Polish people notice how strategically important and how necessary small neighbourhood shops are. The shopping habits have changed. The customers also see that large outlets cannot handle everything, the smaller ones also have a... Read more »

  • Production costs on huge rise

    Czwartek, 13 października 2022

    Both the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine have significantly affected the processes in the global economy. As a result of pandemic restrictions and the limitation of demand, industrial enterprises were often forced to cease production. The increase in energy raw material prices and component supply shortages have been particularly painful to the automotive sector. Therefore, some... Read more »

  • Poland: We face critical challenges

    Czwartek, 13 października 2022

    In view of the post-pandemic and geopolitical situation, the Polish trade struggles against many crucial challenges. The war in Ukraine has brought about a collapse of imports of fuels and raw materials from Russia and Ukraine. A strategic challenge for the sector is currently the stability of fuel supply and uninterrupted access to energy. Any interferences in this area may cause production... Read more »

  • Maspex is testing a pasta refilling machine

    Czwartek, 13 października 2022

    A machine for filling Lubella pasta into packages is a brand new, innovative project Maspex Group is testing jointly with the Carrefour chain and the Swapp! company. The first such device has just appeared at a Warsaw hypermarket. Read more »

  • The generation 2.0 Fibre Bottle is a pioneering packaging solution comprised by an internal coating of PEF plant-based polymer and an external wood fibre casing. Both materials are of natural origin and make the bottle fully “bio” (excluding the bottle cap). Read more »

  • The Krajowa Grupa Spożywcza (National Food Group) company is launching its sugar campaign for 2022/2023. During a celebration at the Kruszwica Sugar Plant, the President of the Group announced record-breaking production. Read more »

  • In September, the Tarczyński brand has officially launched its first multi-channel campaign in Lithuania. The goal is to promote kabanosy dry sausages from the Tarczyński Exclusive line. Nationwide actions include key TV channels, online ads, as well as exposure at points of sales (POSs). The Lithuanian market has not been chosen at random. The company has been present there for several years... Read more »

  • 30 years of MLEKOVITA in Poland

    Czwartek, 13 października 2022

    Mlekovita, a company with many years of tradition and a position well established on both the Polish and foreign market, is celebrating 30 years of its brand in 2022. The development of the company and the business partnership were the subject of the 1st All-Polish Forum of Business Partners, organized by the Mlekovita Group on 15 July 2022. Read more »

  • Żabka is opening a laboratory of ecologic innovations enriched by smart solutions. Żabka Eko Smart features one of the world’s first perovskite installations – this groundbreaking technology has been used to make price tags and window blinds with perovskite solar cells. The store is equipped with remote lighting management systems and Smart Shop Control devices located inside, whereas... Read more »

  • Poland is the European leader in parcel lockers

    Czwartek, 13 października 2022

    The market is still growing. Germany, France and Poland – this is the European top three in terms of the number of post lockers. Additionally, Poland is the leader with regard to the number of parcel lockers (almost 11,500). Read more »

  • Record-breaking sales growth of AMBRA Group

    Czwartek, 13 października 2022

    The manufacturer of Dorato has revealed its results. AMBRA Group has published its financial results for the financial year of 2021/2022. Poland’s largest wine manufacturer, importer and distributor has experienced record-breaking sales growth during that period. Read more »

  • Long awaited copy of limited version

    Piątek, 07 października 2022
  • Retail is going local

    Środa, 28 września 2022

    Retail parks are growing in smaller towns, mixed-use facilities and new residential estates provide commercial space in large cities Read more »

  • Hay Galis, CEO of BIG, notes that these two acquisitions support the company’s growth plans to become a dominant player in the Retail Park sector in Poland. Read more »

  • Based on preliminary figures, Henkel generated total sales of around 5.3 billion euros in the first quarter. This corresponds to significant organic sales growth of 7.1 percent compared with the average market expectation of 4.3 percent. The increase was mainly driven by a very strong price development combined with a slight decline in volumes. Read more »

  • Strong finish of 2021 for Eurocash Group

    Czwartek, 14 kwietnia 2022
  • AB InBev launches Chernigivske in Poland

    Środa, 13 kwietnia 2022

    Ukraine’s most-loved beer brand, Chernigivske, will be introduced into retailers in Poland. Previously it was launched in the UK. AB InBev is guaranteeing at least $5 million from this initiative, with all profits being distributed across designated NGOs, including Caritas International, to support humanitarian relief efforts. Read more »

  • SERTOP culinary shows

    Wtorek, 22 marca 2022

    On March 18 this year culinary demonstrations were held in Huta Paprocka Restaurant in Tychy, led by the participant of the second edition of MasterChef - Julien Secher. Read more »

  • The purchase of milk at SM Mlekpol has been regularly on the rise for many years. This trend has also been maintained in 2021; this is another record-breaking year. At the end of December 2021, the Mlekpol Cooperative reached the level of two billion litres of purchased milk. Read more »

  • Global trade forecasts

    Wtorek, 01 lutego 2022

    Renata Juszkiewicz, President of Polish Organization of Trade and Distribution (POHiD) Read more »

  • At small-format stores, just like in larger outlets, new nutritional trends are noticeable, such as giving up on or limiting meat consumption, or the purchase of ecologic products free of lactose, gluten, or sugar. Products from these categories record larger or smaller growth (the value of sales of vegetable yoghurts has increased almost threefold in comparison with the previous year,... Read more »

  • Had Poland not entered the EU in 2004, the Polish people’s real incomes would have been 25-30% lower. The foreign trade balance would be worse, the road infrastructure would be less developed, and the foreign investments would bring poorer results. Such are the conclusions from Where is the Real Gravy? The Major Economic Benefits from Poland’s Membership in the European Union report... Read more »

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