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Sugar-coated sweets and chocolates, bonbons and bars of chocolate – that is the delicious world of Piasten. Since our foundation in 1923 in Brzeg / Upper Silesia, we have passionately devoted ourselves to the task of making life’s moments of indulgence even more enticing, even sweeter, even finer and even more varied. Today, we can be found throughout the world, as our products are so popular and in such demand that we are already exporting to more than 50 countries.
We warmly invite you to find out more about us and our product range, here on our website. One product or another is sure to evoke sweet memories, or to make you want to become better acquainted with it. Of course, we are also happy to answer your questions in person; perhaps, together, we can make the world a little bit more delicious.
1923Founded in Brzeg / Upper Silesia
1945Reestablished in Forchheim
1992Partial acquisition by the Cadbury Schweppes Group
1998Distribution of Cadbury products in Germany – Complete takeover by Cadbury Schweppes Group
1998ISO 9001 certification
2004First certification IFS + BRC
2005Management-Buy-Out – Distribution cooperation Cadbury
2006IFS at high level
2009OHSAS (work safety certificate)
201118 DLG gold awards
2011Environmental management certified according to DIN EN ISO 14001:2009
2012Quality assurance in-house by qualified DLG examiner
2012Manufacturing of organic products according to EG 834-2007
2013UTZ Certification: UTZ Certified farmers are trained to improve the quality of their product and efficiency while taking care of people and environment.
2014Exclusive use of certified palm oil – switch to FSC step by step
2014Acquisition of Piasten by Katjes International
2016Manufacturing of products with Fairtrade-chocolate
Quality equals customer satisfaction
All the employees from our company’s departments are pulling together. We are directing all our activities towards a single goal:
We want our customers in Germany and abroad to always be satisfied with us, our products and our service.
Top-quality raw materials at reasonable prices, many years of manufacturing experience and careful workmanship, combined with modern technology –
these are the foundations for the quality of our products. This means that we are always able to offer our customers a unique taste experience.
Trust is good, control is better
Our trust-based, collaborative relationship with suppliers from throughout the world, some of which we have worked with for many years,
safeguards our high quality standard right from the start.
In our in-house laboratory, the deliveries are tested in accordance with strict guidelines, which go beyond the statutory requirements.
This is the only way we can be completely confident on behalf of our customers.
We know how
The knowledge relating to the manufacture of fine chocolate and exquisite products is our “sweet secret”.
Our experts are very familiar with the centuries-old stories and the tricks of the cocoa and chocolate trade.
The continuous professional development of our employees lastingly promotes knowledge and personal responsibility and is an important guarantor
for the years to come.
State-of-the-art production facilities and computer-aided manufacturing processes, a high level of production reliability and high standards of hygiene –
the other, modern side of chocolate manufacturing at Piasten.