EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

The Kalev Group

21 Oct, 2016
    • Estonia
  • Organisation size


  • Establishment size


  • Type of restructuring
    • Business expansion
  • Ownership
    • Private
  • Sectors
    • Food beverage and tobacco
  • Anticipation of change activities
    • Training/skill development
    • Strategic long-term monitoring of market and technological developments
    • Development and maintenance of capacities and competencies for anticipation of change
    • R&D - innovation
Kalev, which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2006, is the largest producer of chocolate and sugar confectionery in Estonia and the group is among the country’s largest food producers. The Kalev Group consists of seven companies, of which AS Kalev, the mother company, is by far the largest with more than half the workforce. As well as confectionery, the Kalev Group produces baked goods and milk products. The group had a turnover of 53.8 million euro in 2004–05 and has almost 800 employees.