Our sweet story through the years

2018

Аcquired the status of Authorized Economic Operator, which proves that our company meets the required legal criteria and is considered as a safe and reliable partner in the trade supply chain.

2018

I place in the WAFER product category - QUDAL - QUality meDAL General III 2018/2019

2017

Received international certificate “STUBRAND 2017“  for company with the most positive image among students.

2016

I place in the CANDY & WAFER  product category - QUDAL – QUality meDAL Macedonia General I & III 2016/2017 

2015

I place in the CANDY product category - Best Buy Award Macedonia General II 2015/2016

2011

Received “Superbrands 2011/12” award as a confirmation of the high quality of our products.  

2009

ISO 22000:2005 (Food Safety Management System) was certified and implemented, a system for quality management, hazard control and management and food safety.

2009

Received “Superbrands 2009” award as a confirmation of the high quality of our products.  

2004

The HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) system was successfully certified and implemented. 

1995

The factory is registered as a joint-stock company.

1991

Achieved the largest production of 8.893 t and sale of 9.154 t.

1975

This year a new product has been launched - Krem Banana, which is now our trademark product. 

1973

A new plant for the production of foam candy products, fondant desserts and bars was started.

1963

New production facilities are built. New equipment for the production of toffees, candies and chocolate products is being purchased. 

1952

Factory is transferring to new facilities, that accelerated the development of the factory. “Evropa” today is still located on this site.  

1935

“Evropa” begins to produce biscuits, wafers and toffees.

1934

“Evropa” begins production of chocolate.

1882

“Evropa” began as a trade workshop, for the production of candies, lokum (also known as Turkish delight) and similar sugary products, founded by Тeohar Ikonomov. At that time the equipment in the workshop was very simple – a few copper cauldrons for production of the candy mixture and boiling of lokum, with a capacity of 250 kg and only five employees on a work surface of 150 m².  

Interesting Facts

The legend of the candy canes says that the shape of the candy cane symbolizes the first letter “Ј“ from the name of Jesus, the white background symbolizes his sinless and innocent life, the red colours on the cane symbolize the blood when he was crucified… This is why the candy canes are very popular and are sold during Christmas time (especially in the catholic countries) … It is believed that at one time the candy cane was a hidden symbol of Christianity…
“Evropa“ is the sole producer of candy canes on the Balkans and the daily production amounts to 120.000 pieces while the total capacity adds up to 200 t per year.
“Evropa“ exports to a total of 26 countries, and it is mostly represented on the markets of Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo and in a few countries in the European Union, as well as in Australia and the USA.
The production uses exclusively natural colours.
“Evropa“ is the oldest factory for confectionery products on the Balkans.
The total annual production is around 5.000 t.
Up until 1952, Evropa was located next to the current art gallery Daut-Pashin Amam in the city centre of Skopje.
350.000 pieces of “Krem banana”, 770.000 pieces of candies, 260.000 pieces of toffees and 4 tons of wafers are produced on a daily basis.
Our White Mint is among the highest selling candies in Serbia.
“Evropa“ is the only factory in Macedonia which can produce chocolate from its basic raw material – a cocoa bean.
“Evropa“ is the sole producer of candy canes on the Balkans and the daily production amounts to 120.000 pieces while the total capacity adds up to 200 t per year.
Factory for life’s little pleasures

How It's Made: Krem Banana

Factory for life’s little pleasures

Production of Chocolate Wafers

Factory for life’s little pleasures

How It's Made: Zelena menta

Contact

AD Evropa Skopje

st. “808” No. 8, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
phone: +389 (0)2 3 114 066
fax: +389 (0)2 3 114 774
e-mail: evropa@evropa.com.mk

Stores

  • Gazi Baba - within the premises of "Еvropa"
  • Skopje City Mall – ground floor
  • Center 1 – GTC ground floor
  • Center 2 – Economic Chamber
  • Bit Pazar - Turkish Bazaar
  • Wine&Chocolate - Ristic Palace
  • Wine&Chocolate - Rampa
  • Wine&Chocolate – Mlecen restoran
  • Wine&Chocolate – Shirok sokak
  • Wine&Chocolate – Leptokarija