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Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Croatian Highlander Brand Spreads to 15 Countries Including USA

January the 25th, 2022 - The popular Croatian Highlander brand, which offers a special experience for all lovers of walking, climbing and mountaineering, has spread from Croatia to as many as fifteen different countries, including the United States of America, which the creators say was a real achievement for them. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, the very special mountaineering experience created by the Croatian Highlander brand originated in Croatia back in 2017 and has since expanded to 15 countries around the world. This year, it is heading across the pond to the United States. The USA is the world's largest market…
Monday, 24 January 2022

Family Craft Revived: Koogle Blown Glass from Gornji Stenjevec in Zagreb

January the 24th, 2022 - Koogle blown glass from an area of Zagreb called Gornji Stenjevec is making a comeback. This old family craft which was once one of very many dotted all over the capital, from shoe repairs to key cutters, is returning in the digital era, and taking full advantage of that. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, once upon a time, the City of Zagreb was a city full of crafts, where everyone could sew trousers and make tailor-made shoes with guaranteed quality. Today, we're sadly witnessing more and more padlocks being forever placed on the doors of…
Sunday, 23 January 2022

Series "The Silence" by Dalibor Matanić Part of Berlinale Series Market Selects

ZAGREB, 23 Jan 2022 - Dalibor Matanić's new TV series "The Silence" (Šutnja), based on a trilogy by investigative journalist Drago Hedl, has been listed among 14 television series of the Berlinale Series Market Selects at this year's Berlin International Film Festival. The Berlinale Series Market Selects is part of the European Film Market. It is dedicated to TV series and offers industry experts, right holders, buyers, and creatives a platform for discussing current developments in the world of series. The programme will take place online, in parallel with the European Film Market, also taking place online, from 10 to…
Sunday, 23 January 2022

Dugopolje Croatian Cream Made From Grandma's Recipe Proves Hit

January the 23rd, 2022 - Croatian cream from Dugopolje, close to Split in the Dalmatian hinterland, has been winning over hearts (and skin) for half a century now, and the recipe has been passed down from generation to generation of this family. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Slavica Vukovic/VL writes, Zora's ointment (Zorina mast), a natural Croatian cream for the treatment of burns and various other skin problems, has gained in fame for 50 years now, having been made by 84-year-old Zora Cipcic from Dugopolje. People came from across the country to Dugopolje because of Zora's healing ointment, and she made it according…
Saturday, 22 January 2022

Feel Croatia Project Promotes Domestic Products, Services and More

January the 22nd, 2022 - The Feel Croatia project (Osjeti hrvatsku) has been launched, placing a focus on Croatian products, services, producers and local communities. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, the Croatian economy is extremely vulnerable, and at the same time, in true Croatian paradoxical style it is brimming with potential. It relies heavily on personal consumption and tourism, therefore requiring some new ways to identify opportunities on both the domestic and on foreign markets. Therefore, a group of about 30 experts and entrepreneurs launched the Feel Croatia project, which aims to educate young people to understand why it's important to…
Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Ex IT Wizz Zeljko Brigljevic Creates Furnace That Breaks Down Plastic

January the 19th, 2022 - Former IT king Zeljko Brigljevic has created something quite impressive indeed - a furnace that breaks down environmentally harmful plastic and warms up the room. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, the Zagreb-based company Makro Gradnja, with Zeljko Brigljevic at the helm, has been carefully developing this innovation that is now available on the market for a decade now - Macro Converter, a specially designed biomass stove that, simply put, heats the space while removing plastic and creates fuel, which makes this Croatian product unique. According to Zeljko Brigljevic, it could cheaply heat family hotels, mountain…
Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Croatian Biologist Martina Markov Begins Entrepreneurial Journey

January the 18th, 2022 - Croatian biologist Martina Markov has decided to leave the safety of her job and enter into the often choppy waters of entrepreneurialism with her Green Stories project. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, The Green Stories (Zelene price) written by Croatian biologist Martina Markov, PhD, are illustrated educational stories enriched with humorous elements, with their plots located in Croatia's beautiful national parks and nature parks. These are all stories written with the desire to convey to the youngest readers among us the natural beauty of the nation's protected areas and rich cultural heritage. Finally, the project entitled…
Monday, 17 January 2022

Queen Cow: Croatian Branding of Belje Kravica Kraljica Milk Proves Hit

January the 17th, 2022 - Queen Cow (Kravica kraljica) is a brand of Croatian milk from Belje which has experienced excellent market success a mere six months of it being launched. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Sergej Novosel Vuckovic writes, from the concerning stagnation of the Croatian dairy industry, to the fastest growing brand in the country. The success story of Queen Cow is impressive, with a very happy ending to top it all off at the end of last year. Queen Cow's producer, Belje, according to research by Gfk Hrvatska, achieved exceptional market success only six months after its launch, with the…
Friday, 14 January 2022

Pizza Master Ante Svoren Returns from Ireland to Lika, Opens Business

January the 14th, 2022 - The exodus of Croats to countries like Ireland has been going on ever since the country joined the European Union (EU) back in July 2013, but while Croatia's demographic crisis has been going on far longer than the coronavirus crisis has, many people have returned home from Ireland. Lika pizza master Ante Svoren is just one of them, who has returned to Lika after four years on the emerald isle. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, after four years of living in Ireland, Ante Svoren, his wife and his children returned home to beautiful Lika three years…
Friday, 14 January 2022

Andrej Plenkovic Visits Novska Gaming Campus, New Student Dorms

January the 14th, 2022 - Novska is having a complete and utter turnaround, becoming the Novska gaming campus which has just recently been put into function, as have new student dorms. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Suzana Varosanec writes, it has been less than two years since Novska's former INA building was transferred to the portfolio of that city, which is rapidly positioning itself as the centre of the gaming industry in Croatia. The new building has been put into a new function by being transformed into new student dorms. This has been a joint project of the City of Novska, Sisak-Moslavina County…
Thursday, 13 January 2022

Kutina Company Opts to Make Pet Beds Instead of Closing Down

January the 13th, 2022 - The global coronavirus crisis has put all economic entities into difficult waters, but one Kutina company headed by Marija Fresl, an entrepreneur who has been in the textile industry for many years now, launched Hudog & Hucat, a line of pet products for cats and dogs, last year. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, part of this Kutina company's production was redirected to the production of canvas beds and toys and blankets primarily designed for dogs and cats. Although only twn months have passed since the launch of this Kutina company's first product line, the beds…
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