ABOUT US

 

WHO ARE WE?

 

We are coffee enthusiasts in love with the aromas and tastes of coffee, who constantly seek to perfect the original recipe in response to demand and to improve the taste and aroma to meet the changing needs of the consumer. Our success can be traced back to several factors, from the personal enthusiasm and commitment of the roasting plant owner, careful selection of the best raw ingredients, technologically advanced manufacturing machines and a completely automated manufacturing line, to the high standards of quality, which remain constant throughout the entire process.

 

Number of coffees drunk in a month.

2857143

 

(number of satisfied users is slightly lower)

 

For us, time stops at the

18minute


(this is the time we need to roast one batch of coffee)

 

Number of quality controls

4

 

(every bean is checked four times before it appears in your cup in one variation or another)

 

Number of different raw ingredients

30

 

(The coffee we use in our blend comes from all over the world, from Hawaii to Papua New Guinea)

 

WHERE CAN YOU FIND US?

GALA, d.o.o.
Liminjanska 94f
6320 Portorož
Slovenija

 

 

History

1991

The Gala d.o.o company is founded.

1992

The first original blend is made in a 60 kg roaster and the Buon Caffe brand is born.

1996

The production is extended to cream and puddings with the Ms.Gaston brand and cocoa with the Kakavka brand..

2002

Beginning of export to foreign markets and the establishment of the first subsidiary on the Croatian market..

2004

Takeover of representation for Saeco coffee machines in Slovenia and Croatia, the development of products to be used in vending machines and brand specialisation.

2005

The production is moved to a new plant in Lucija, renovation of the manufacturing process, products and packing machines. Roaster with 240 kg/batch capacity, cold grinding mill, etc.

New Laboratory for quality control and the creation of new blends.

2014

Acquisition of the IFS Food certificate.

2015

A new brand of coffee products Galador and a redesign of the graphic image.

2015

A world innovation – coffee with probiotics is created in the Gala d.o.o. laboratory in Portorož.

2016

Expansion of the manufacturing plant - larger storage capacity.

2017

New production line for the Instant product category.

2018

Establishment of a new Quality center - a 3 level control ensures higher quality of every product we put on the market.

FEBRUARY 2020

In 2020 we have joined the UTZ certification scheme as part of the company's sustainable development. The UTZ program is active in more than 116 countries in fields of coffee, tea, cocoa and hazelnuts production. The UTZ program is about good agricultural practices, supports better social and living conditions for farmers and sustainable environmental concerns.

AVGUST 2020

Adheringh to the Rainforest Alliance - creating positive change in the world

A shared responsibility and collective action—one that amplifies and reinforces the beneficial impacts of responsible choices, from farms and forests all the way to the supermarket check-out. By choosing products with our little green frog, you are participating in something bigger than yourself. With this one small choice, you are using your purchasing power to contribute to a larger movement for positive change—one that supports the livelihoods of farmers and forest producers who are similarly committed to building a more sustainable world.