Top 10 Brands of Slovenia

Slovenia is a home to some of the most amazing nature beauties. It is well known for its breathtaking landscapes, sport winners and cultural events. However, the innovation and business spheres of Slovenia are also worth the world’s attention. Here is the list of the most valuable trademarks born in Slovenia:

  1. ARGETA. This is the country’s most popular brand of paté or ˝pašteta˝ in Slovene. Its delicious products have been sold in Slovenia and the former-Yugoslav states since 1957. Today Argeta paté can be found across Europe and the Middle East as well. Read more at
  2. COCKTA. The iconic brand by Droga Kolinska. Cockta has long been widely known as the Yugoslav Coca-Cola. However, its taste is far superior to its better-known rival. Read more at
  3. ELAN. Skiing is the national sport of Slovenia. Therefore, it is not surprising that the country features one of the world’s top ski and snowboard manufacturers. The company also produces sailboats and motor yachts. Read more at
  4. GORENJE. This is one of Europe’s largest manufactures of home appliances. The company takes its name from the small village of Gorenje, which is located near the town of Velenje in the eastern part of Slovenia. Employing nearly 11,000 people worldwide, Gorenje is a frequent design award winner. Read more at
  5. KRKA. The Krka Pharmaceutical Company takes its name from the river that flows through its hometown of Novo Mesto. It is one of Slovenia’s most successful enterprises with sales of more than 1.2 billion euros and representative offices in more than 70 countries. Read more at
  6. LAŠKO. Laško is the most popular beer in Slovenia. It was founded in 1825. Read more at
  7. MERCATOR. This is the largest retailer of fast-moving consumer goods in Southeast Europe. The slogan of the company is ‘The Best Neighbour.’ It features around 23,000 employees and more than 1,400 shops. Read more at
  8. PETROL. This is the Slovenia’s largest company with more than 4 billion euros of annual revenue. The Petrol Company features 300 filling stations in Slovenia and nearly 500 stations across the former Yugoslav states. Read more at
  9. TRIGLAV.  This is the largest insurance and financial group in Slovenia. Its name originates from the Slovenia’s national symbol and highest peak—Mount Triglav. The company was founded in 1900 in Ljubljana. Today, it features around 5,000 employees. Read more at
  10. RADENSKA. The three hearts of the Radenska mineral water were designed in 1931 and symbolise the three former nations of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Serbs, Croats and Slovenes). Read more at

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