Company

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The company in figures

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Export markets

0%Great Britain
0%Sweden
0%Germany
0%Denmark
0%Ukraine
0%Latvia
0%Canada
0%Azerbaijan
0%Georgia
0%Uzbekistan

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Company history

  • 1882

    Scandinavian businessman Arnold Sørensen founded a company in Riga producing tin cans, canned fruit, vegetables and fish en

  • 1920

    After the World War I, a flying seagull with the fish in its beak becomes a trade mark of the company and KAIJA (“seagull” in Latvian) becomes the brand name en

  • 1938

    The total value of the produced goods produced reaches 3 million Euros (in today’s value). Company employs 360 people and exports its produce to Europe and USA. Various awards won at international exhibitions and fairs en

  • 1966

    The company is now named “The experimental factory of canned fish and culinary products” and exports its produce all over USSR en

  • 1976

    Company unites with Riga Sardines factory en

  • 1995

    The company is the largest processor of Atlantic fish in the Baltic States. It spans over an area of 11ha, employs 720 people and exports all over CIS countries en

  • 2003-2004

    Company goes through bankruptcy and reorganization, Arnold Sørensen and Kaija brands are retained. Only 4 export markets remain when company renews its activities en

  • 2013

    5 million Euros invested in renovation of production area and new production lines en

  • 2017

    Karavela becomes one of the biggest canned fish producers in Europe, with 56 milion cans produced per year and 40 export countries around the world en

  • 2019

    Karavela acquires Larsen Danish Seafood growing it’s position in German market en

News

2 Dec

Par projektā Nr.29. (identifikācijas numurs ir 1.2.1.1/18/A/002) paveiktajiem darbiem laika posmā no 01.08.2019 līdz 15.12.2019

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