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Thursday, 16 December 2021

Croatian Degordian Agency Opens New York Office, Plans US Expansion

December the 16th, 2021 - The Croatian Degordian agency is well known across the country for its success, and now they're eyeing expansion across the pond following their opening of another New York office. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, back in September this year, David Ackermann, the CEO of Croatian Degordian agency for digital marketing and production announced the possibility of opening new offices in international markets where their revenues grew by 180 percent and from where they're getting more projects than ever. Some of these offices are close to home in the rest of Europe such as in the…
Wednesday, 15 December 2021

Croatian Idea Makes Damaging Fast Fashion More Sustainable

December the 15th, 2021 - A Croatian idea is turning old clothes which would likely end up being thrown away into sustainable fashion statements. The above idea was arrived to via a recently held UPSHIFT workshop in Zagreb. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, the UNICEF Office in Croatia and the Croatian Office for Creativity and Innovation (HUKI) recently held a three-day UPSHIFT workshop for young people from the City of Zagreb and the surrounding area of Zagreb County, dedicated to solving problems regarding environmental protection and sustainable development. The interactive workshop attracted Croatian high school students who want to see…
Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Croatian Student Team Make Vegan Cake from Agricultural Waste

December the 14th, 2021 - A Croatian student team has put agricultural waste to good use and created a vegan cake from it. The Not Your Ordinary Cookie team has created the ''Zdravko'' vegan delight, and it's likely to win many over. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, Dora Senjug, Virna Klara Tus and Dora Vlahovic from the Faculty of Food Technology, Fran Duspara from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry and Hrvoje Magas from the Design of Visual Communications in Split make up the Not Your Ordinary Cookie team whi have come up with ''Zdravko''. To speak more specifically, Zdravko…
Monday, 13 December 2021

Banned Pesticide Traces Found in Croatian Fruit, Producers Shocked

December the 13th, 2021 - Croatian fruit has been found to contain traces of a banned pesticide which has come as a shock to domestic growers and distributors. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, ,andarin plantations are no longer as busy as they have been in the past three months, with only a few pickers still picking the last Croatian fruit of this year. Antonio Albanezi from Ploce in the Neretva valley is finally finishing the harvest, he is satisfied, he says - with both the harvest and the price he got for his produce. ''It goes to the market for three…
Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Mate Rimac: We Want to Develop Profitable Company, Create Something New

December the 8th, 2021 - Mate Rimac has done more to show the world that it is very much possible to succeed in Croatian entrepreneurship than anyone else. Perhaps Ivan Mrvos comes a close second, but for the automotive world which would never have given the country a second look, what he has done is truly historic. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Zoran Vitas writes, after a joint venture with Bugatti and the creation of the new Rimac Group, Mate Rimac and his dedicated team have a much harder job on their hands in Sveta Nedelja near Zagreb than they did before. When…
Monday, 6 December 2021

FER Researchers Create Mine Detection Tech, Production Won't be in Croatia

December the 6th, 2021 - A team of FER researchers have come up with some innovative and impressive mine detection technology, but it won't be producted here in Croatia. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Darko Bicak writes, although Croatia is fortunately no longer at the top of the global list of countries with the biggest problems with landmines and unexploded ordnance from previous conflicts, the country is one of the leaders in demining technology, which could be further developed in the coming period. After Dok-ing developed complex robotic demining systems recently, primarily due to national needs and then increasing demand across the global…
Sunday, 5 December 2021

Two Charming Model Jadrolinija Ferries Sail into Slovenian Lake Near Kranj

December the 5th, 2021 - Two Jadrolinija ferries have ventured outside of the realms of the Croatian Adriatic sea to no less than a Slovenian lake located close to Kranj. But how? As Jurica Gaspar/Morski writes, Krcanka and Kacjak are two Jadrolinija ferries from the wider fleet that sailed on a Slovenian lake in a small village near Kranj. How did they manage that, you might ask? Well, very simply, these models of real Jadrolinija ferries have been lovingly made by Klemen Peric and so far he has made three of them. Kacjak was made back in March this year,…
Saturday, 4 December 2021

Solin Company Include Begins Another Funderbeam Campaign

December the 4th, 2021 - The Solin company Include, headed by Ivan Mrvos, is turning towards the current global shortage of chips. In pursuing that goal, it has started another Funderbeam campaign. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Ana Blaskovic writes, the Solin company Include, which is very well known for its smart benches, is launching a new Funderbeam campaign. With a more modest amount when compared to some of the previous ones, this time it aims at between 400,000 and 1 million euros of capital, but with a great ambition - to overcome the shortage of chips. "Over the last two years, we've been…
Saturday, 4 December 2021

OPG Kalic Goes Big with Croaticanna Bio Oil, Product Now on Shelves

December the 4th, 2021 - OPG Kalic could have easily remained just like any of the other very many family farms scattered across this country. Instead, he has gone big and its Croaticanna bio oil has become very popular indeed. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, Zvonimir Kalic, a young farmer from Djakovo, took over his family farm a few years ago, and today it produces about 30 products based on hemp, which is grown across 20 hectares of land. After entering the Start Croatia project and following orders having come in from the Spar Croatia retail chain, 2,000 pieces of…
Thursday, 2 December 2021

Croatian Galeb Company Impresses NATO for Second Time

December the 2nd, 2021 - The Croatian Galeb company has impressed no less than NATO for the second time around. They're now on their very own export offensive of sorts. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Suzana Varosanec writes, the business of the Omis-based Galeb, since 1951, when several hundred workers worked with the machines of the time boiling and intertwining the first cotton threads, all the way to today's company with more than 340 workers, a common denominator has remained present - success. The Croatian Galeb company is interesting as it is currently the only vertically integrated manufacturer of knitted products in all…
Monday, 29 November 2021

Zoran Vakula and Nik Titanik Create Picture Book for Young Meteorologists

November the 29th, 2021 - Zoran Vakula the famous Croatian weatherman, and Nik Titanik, the author of many a sarcastic cartoon in the news media, have teamed up to create a picture book for young meteorologists. As Morski writes, following "Vjetropirasta", the first meteorological picture book in the series "Vremenaste price", in which the young boy Val teaches the readers about the wind - Zoran Vakula and Nik Titanik have continued their collaboration "Oblača-stom" - in which Vedrana talks about clouds. Of course, meteorologist Zoran Vakula writes here as well, and cartoonist and illustrator Nik Titanik draws the images. The picture…
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