Croatian brands

Croatian brands

The following products could be described as hallmarks of Croatian trade. Croatia awards its own quality seal (Hrvatska kvaliteta) to the best Croatian products every year.



(vino, pl. vina)

Croatian wines have gained in quality, but are still largely unknown to the world wine market. It is a matter of the developing Croatian economy to make these wines more popular in the world, and it is up to Croatian wine producers to start large-scale production for international markets.

White wines

  • Bogdanuša
  • Debit_(grape)
  • Graševina
  • Grk_Bijeli
  • Kujundžuša from the region of Imotski
  • Malvasia Dubrovačka
  • Malvazija Istarska
  • Pošip
  • Traminac
  • Vugava from Vis Island
  • Žlahtina from the Island of Krk

Red wines

Dessert wines



Apart from the great abundance of imported international beers such as Heineken, Tuborg, Gösser, and Stella Artois, homebrewn beers can also be found in Croatia. (Fans already know that the brewery in Split produces Bavarian Kaltenberg beer by licence of the original German brewery.)

  • Karlovačko beer, brewed in Karlovac [1]
  • Ožujsko beer, the name referring to the month of March), brewed in Zagreb [2]
  • Tomislav beer, the name referring to King Tomislav, brewed in Zagreb
  • Pan beer
  • Osječko beer from Osijek
  • Staro Češko beer, Czech beer from Daruvar (home to a Czech minority), brewed in Croatia
  • Riječko beer from the large seaport city of Rijeka on the northern Adriatic coast
  • Kaj beer, produced in the Croatian region Zagorje (kaj means "what" in Croatian in Kajkavian dialect)
  • Velebitsko beer, brewed in Pazarište, Gospić
  • Favorit beer, brewed in Buzet, Istria

Liqueurs and spirits


Mineral water

Concerning water quality, Croatian water is greatly appreciated all over the world., and Croatia has a leading position in Europe with regard to its water resources. Due to a lack of established industries there has also been no major incidents of water pollution.

  • Jamnica, winner of the Paris AquaExpo (the so-called Eauscar) for best mineral water of 2003 [4]
  • Lipički studenac
  • Jana, also belongs to Jamnica, best aromatized mineral water (Eauscar 2004)
  • Cetina,water from the river Cetina, which flows through the Dalmatian hinterland [5]
  • Bistra, produced by Coca-Cola


  • Badel 1862 [6]
  • Maraska [7]
  • Dona
  • Vindija juices: Vindi sokovi
  • Cedevita, a sherbet with vitamin C [8]

Meat products

  • Gavrilović high quality meat products [9]
  • various "PIKs" (agricultural industry, usually meat processing), e.g. PIK Vrbovec, PIK Bjelovar, PIK Rijeka, PIK Đakovo.
  • Koka Varazdin with "Cekin" and "Vindon" brands (Koka is part of the Vindija food corporation)

Milk and cheese

  • Lura: Dukat milk products [10]
  • Zdenka cheese
  • Vindija milk products, the highest quality milk in Croatia


Salts and herbs

Vegeta Product Packaging

Fish products

Travel Agents

  • Split Tours – First private Croatian ferry line company and one on the biggest Dalmatian travel agents [13]


The nougat dessert Bajadera


Low-floor tram
Sumamed - Azithromycin tablets
  • koncern Agram - insurance and bank conglomerate
  • Goto International Split – clothing/underwear [18]
  • KONČAR Group – electronics [19]
  • Pliva – drugs [20]
  • Borovo – shoes [21]
  • Tvornica Duhana Rovinj (TDR) – cigarettes [22]
  • INA – Croatian oil, natural gas and fuel producer [23]
  • TOZ-Penkala - biros, coloured crayons [24]
  • Varteks - textiles [25]
  • CROTRAM - a Croatian consortium for production of tramways
  • Petrokemija - chemical industry [26]
  • Efke - photographic films, papers, and chemicals
  • Generalturist - Croatia travel specialist since 1923 [27]
  • - a leading Croatian online travel agent [28]
  • Croatia baterije - batteries [29]
  • Crotram Končar TVŽ Gredelj - an electrocompany of trams and train vehicles
  • Uniline - a Croatian online travel agent [30]
  • Product-Of-Croatia - a Croatian database with Croatian products and brands [31]
  • IBCI Tourist Agency - Croatian travel solutions since 1960 [32]
  • Ghetaldus – eyewear industry

See also

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