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9.07.2018
MK Group has started the process of taking over the bank loan receivables towards Victoria Group member companies. MK Group signed a contract on taking over the Victoria Group member companies’ debts with the Victoria Group creditors and this process is expected to be completed as soon as possible.
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18.12.2017
According to a report by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia based on information collected by the Customs Administration, the export value of the 15 leading exporters in Serbia for 11 months of 2017 was EUR 3.8 billion.
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17.05.2017
Victoria Group is among the 15 largest exporters from Serbia in the first quarter of this year. According to the data from the Customs Administration and from the list of the largest exporters issued by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia, Victoria Group has achieved EUR 36.8 million of sales in the foreign market. This placed the company on the 14th position for the quarter January
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3.05.2017
After the “Battle for the Babies” (“Bitka za bebe”), Fund B92 is organizing a national educational program “Battle for Knowledge” (“Bitka za znanje”) aimed at primary school children. Victoria Group supported this program as well and gave its contribution by donating teaching tools for KODigranje (Code-Play), the first project within the “Battle for Knowledge”. The tool used in this project is an
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18.04.2017
As part of the large Easter charity campaign “Helping together” (“Pomažemo zajedno”), the Food Bank received a record donation of 7 tons of staple foods in only one day. The charity was organized by Delhaize Serbia and its partners, among which was Victoriaoil, a Victoria Group member company.
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14.02.2017
The sales results achieved last year confirmed Victoria Group’s place among the leading exporters in Serbia. According to the reports of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia and the information collected by the Customs Administration in 2016, this company took the tenth place on the list of leading exporters, with the export value of EUR 172.6 million.
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2.12.2016
Research carried out by the Business Info Group on the largest and most profitable companies in Serbia between 2008 and 2015 focused particularly on export and company performance by sector. The processing industry is the second most common sector after the commercial sector, and it generates nearly a quarter of the total business income within the group of 100 best ranked companies. The largest
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4.11.2016
The introduction of standards and the vertical integration of agriculture is imperative in the process of domestic agricultural development and its positioning on the market of the European Union – this was one of the conclusions on the first day of the “Food for Europe” (“Hrana za Evropu”) forum. This agricultural forum, which takes place in Vršac on November 4 and 5 for the sixth time, is
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31.10.2016
Victoria Group is among top 10 exporters in Serbia according to the report of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia and the data from the Customs Administration. The Group took the ninth position with the export value of €126.1 million in the first nine months of this year.
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1.08.2016
The Supervisory Board of Victoria Group has appointed Ivica Smolic the new Chief Executive Officer of the Group.
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27.07.2016
Excellent sales results that Victoria Group is achieving on foreign markets are confirmed by its placement among top 15 Serbian exporters. The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia has published this list for the period January – June 2016, according to the Customs Administration data. Victoria Group took the eleventh position with the export value of €73.4 million in the first six months
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23.06.2016
The Supervisory Board of Victoria Group has appointed Vladimir Čupić as the new Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the company. Čupić comes to this company from the Atlantic Group, where he held the position of the Director at the Representative Office for Serbia. He gained his extensive experience in the banking sector in AIK Bank and Hypo Alpe Adria Bank, which he led for 12
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10.03.2016
The 23rd Kopaonik Business Forum was held on Kopaonik Mountain from March 8 to 10. It gathered more than 800 businessmen and women from the country and the region, representatives of the Government of Serbia, economic analysts, and international experts. This year’s gathering, dubbed “Catching up and convergence with leading trends: How to fix up the main fractures of the system”, featured 20
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7.08.2015
Victoria Group achieved a revenue of EUR 191.4 million in the first half of 2015, a 31.5% increase compared to the same period last year. Sales revenue saw an identical increase and exports alone increased by 26%, amounting to more than EUR 78 million. In this way, the company has further strengthened its position as the leading net exporter in the food-processing sector in Serbia. Good business
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1.04.2015
On the last day of March, a study on the biggest exporters and net exporters in Serbia was presented at the Tanjug press center within the “Arguments” forum, and a panel on the subject “How to Stimulate Export” was also held.
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26.03.2015
Victoria Group supported the holding of the “NIN Focus” conference about the agricultural policy of Serbia, which was organized in Belgrade on March 25 by the NIN weekly news magazine with the institutional support of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia.
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28.01.2015
Victoria Group’s Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Claudio Scarrozza as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company.
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23.12.2014
Victoria Logistic and Sojaprotein received the Danube Soya certificate for the successful implementation of the European standards for the cultivation and processing of non-GMO soybeans, realized early in December. The audit related to the certification process was conducted by SGS, an authorized auditing company, and the representatives of the two companies officially received the certificates
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17.12.2014
The Serbian Association of Managers (SAM), a national organization that brings together over 300 renowned professionals from various fields of business, presented the annual awards in 11 categories on Monday, December 15th. The first prize in the category of The Best Young Manager in Serbia in 2014 was awarded to Tamara Vlastelica Bakić, the Advisor to the CEO for Corporate Communications of the
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17.12.2014
The Association of Agricultural Journalists of the Agropress and Agribusiness magazines held the traditional event called "The Evening of the Record-holders in Crop Production," on December 12th in Belgrade. The awards were presented to the most successful farmers who are engaged in field and vegetable crops production, and the event was attended by representatives of farmers'
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23.10.2014
The “Food for Europe” agricultural forum took place for the 4th time in Subotica on 22 and 23 October, organised by the Economic Institute in Belgrade and the Serbian Association of Agricultural Economists. The forum attracted great attention from both the public and the private sectors in the areas of agriculture and the food processing industry, and besides representatives of agribusiness from
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14.10.2014
The sunflower harvest has finished, while the soybean harvest is drawing to an end. Due to the record purchase the company undertook this year, providing the raw material for a maximum capacity of Sojaprotein and Victoriaoil factories, we decided to take another step in educating our consumers and the public on how soybean and sunflower products end up on the dining table.
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1.10.2014
At the “My Choice 2014” award ceremony, the company Victoria Group was recognised for its investments in the healthcare sector, namely for the refurbishing of the Emergency Urology department of the Emergency Centre of the Clinical Centre of Serbia. A donation of EUR 200,000, made by Victoria Group in 2013, was used to construct two state-of-the–art operating rooms for liver and kidney
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17.09.2014
Siniša Košutić became General Manager of Sojaprotein, a member of Victoria Group, in August 2014.
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12.09.2014
Victoria Group launched its corporate page on Facebook this week. Everyone who is interested in the activities and the production and service portfolio of the company and who are present on this highly popular networking platform can “like” the Victoria Group page and closely follow what the company posts.
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1.07.2014
The Forum for Sustainable Communities, organised by the Business Leaders Forum and the Smart Kolektiv, with the support of USAID and ISC, was held in Belgrade on 27 June. The conference brought together representatives of the civil, public and private sectors who discussed existing intersectoral cooperation and possibilities for its improvement.
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20.06.2014
EastAgri 2014, an annual conference organised by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), was held in Belgrade on 18 and 19 June. The central topic of the conference – how to achieve quality and quantity in food production in Europe and Central Asia – brought together the highest-level officials of the Serbian
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26.05.2014
The company Victoria Group has donated over 15.5 million Dinars so far in assistance for the most vulnerable of our fellow citizens and for repairing the damage caused by the recent floods in Serbia. Besides direct monetary assistance in the amount of 10 million Dinars, the company and its members – Sojaprotein, Victoriaoil, Veterinary Institute Subotica, Victoria Logistic, Port of Bačka Palanka
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24.01.2014
As a part of International Green Week, Global Forum on Food and Agriculture was held last week in Berlin, in organization of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture of the Republic of Germany.The main topic of the conference was agricultural development and food provision - participants discussed how agriculture and rural areas can deal with economic, ecological and social challenges more
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2.10.2013
In the new annual publication Top 500 published by NIN magazine, Victoria Group is among the first ten best ranked companies in Serbia, according to its business results achieved in the 2012, occupying a leading position in the agricultural sector and third place in the food industry in Serbia.
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27.09.2013
Today, representatives of Victoria Group and the Emergency Centre officially opened the renovated Emergency Department of Urology, at the Clinical Centre of Serbia. This grant from Victoria Group has enabled the construction of two state-of-the-art operating theatres, where liver and kidney transplantations will be performed, as well as an intensive care unit for the post-operative recovery of
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19.09.2013
Victoria Group has awarded Ivana Španović and Emir Bekrić each with gift cheques for RSD 570,000 for their success achieved so far in sport. On this occasion, an agreement on cooperation with the Athletics Federation of Serbia was signed regarding a three-year sponsorship for Amela Terzić’s preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games.
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29.08.2013
Victoria Group is the main sponsor of 135th seminar of European Association of Agricultural Economists, organized in Belgrade from 28 to 30 August. The conference gathered over 150 domestic and foreign experts in the field of agricultural economy.
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23.08.2013
Victoria Group traditionally supports the popular festival Gospojina in Novi Bečej, organized for the 20th time this year from 22 to 27 August. The event gathers a large number of visitors from all around Serbia.
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16.08.2013
Victoria Group AD Beograd, together with Victoriaoil AD Šid, a member company of the Group, hereby informs its partners and customers of the General Manager change in Victoriaoil. As of August 9, 2013 Mr. John Chetcuti, in addition to his role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Victoria Group, has been appointed General Manager of Victoriaoil.
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4.06.2013
Victoria Group employees have participated in a major volunteer action called “Our Belgrade”, which took place in Kalemegdan on 1 June organised by the Business Leaders Forum. About three hundred employees from more than 12 companies tidied up Belgrade’s favourite Kalemegdan Park and brightened up the day for orphans and people with disabilities.
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27.05.2013
As part of the 80th International Agriculture Fair, a regional conference titled “Importance of Labelling NON GMO Products”, organised by the German Society for International Cooperation GIZ, the Danube Soya Association and the Novi Sad Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, was held on 23 May 2013. Victoria Group participated in both the presentation and round table with James King, General
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22.05.2013
During first five days of the 80th International Agricultural Fair in Novi Sad, three Victoria Group member companies presented their products and services to the numerous audience at the Fair. 20 May 2013 - Agroteam and Victoria Logistic held a presentation entitled “Advantages and Possibilities of Application of Natura Fertilizers with Raw Phosphate. Main topic of the presentation was an
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18.05.2013
The International Agricultural Fair in Novi Sad, one of the most important agribusiness events in Serbia and the region, was opened today, celebrating its 80th anniversary. Victoria Group is traditionally participating on this event, presenting its business activities and product portfolio of member companies. After the grand opening in presence of the state officials and representatives of the
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17.05.2013
Victoria Group invites you to visit our stand at the Master Hall of Novi Sad’s 80th International Agricultural Fair, between May 18-24, 2013, where the company will present its business activities and product portfolio During the fair Victoria Group will participate on two important regional conferences, and will present the products and services of its member companies Sojaprotein, Veterinary
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10.05.2013
The Victoria Group has received the “My Choice” recognition for social responsibility, traditionally presented by the My Serbia association and the Chamber of Commerce of Belgrade. The recognition in the category of “Support for humanitarian projects” comes as a result of the cooperation established with as many as 130 organisations over the last year, through which the company supported a large
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30.04.2013
Victoria Group together with Sojaprotein, a member company of the Group, is pleased to inform the public about the change in Sojaprotein senior management. As of 1 May 2013 Mr. James P. King will be appointed as the General Manager of Sojaprotein, while Mrs. Branislava Pavlović, who has been leading the company successfully for the last eight years, will join the senior management team of the
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29.04.2013
Victoria Group was awarded Corporate Superbrands Award 2012-2013, in the election of the best corporate brands in Serbia. The companies awarded with Superbrands status were elected based on public opinion research and votes of the Expert Council comprised of distinguished members of the Serbian business community. The laureates received recognition for the company reputation, original values,
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19.04.2013
Victoriaoil and the CEO of Sojaprotein Branislava Pavlović are the laureates of the Vojvodina Chamber of Commerce award for significant economic achievements in Vojvodina in 2012. The award that was presented this year to Victoriaoil, a member of the Victoria Group, and Branislava Pavlović, the CEO of Sojaprotein, also a member company in the Victoria Group, is traditionally presented for
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17.04.2013
As a long standing partner of the International Forum on Renewable Energy, the Embassy of Italy organised a meeting between Victoria Group representatives and the official delegation of the Italian Business Association of Industrials – Confindustria Italia. The Delegation included CEOs of more than 60 renowned companies, some of which were very interested in establishing cooperation in the areas
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15.04.2013
As a partner in the project, the Victoria Group supported the organisation of the second seminar of students of Belgrade University’s Faculty of Agriculture, entitled the Perspectives and Development of Serbian Agriculture in the Coming Decade, which took place on Zlatibor Mountain from 10 to 14 April 2013. The seminar gathered around 400 student representatives with the aim of providing guidance
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9.04.2013
On 4 April 2013 Victoria Logistic, a member of Victoria Group, signed a contract on scholarships for three students of University of Priština in Kosovska Mitrovica. The company’s act was a response to the appeal from the Office for Kosovo and Metohija in the Government of the Republic of Serbia. The Office organized a public contest through which 89 students were chosen as the best and were
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8.03.2013
After three-months long adaptations, the Department for Abdominal Surgery at University Children’s Hospital in Tirsova Street has been renovated with the support of several donators. Victoria Group provided full support for this project
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8.03.2013
Victoria Group has been awarded twice in the same day - for product quality and contribution to agriculture. Iskon cooking oil won the prestigious statuette for the best brand in the category of everyday consumer goods - food, in the competition Best of Serbia
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21.02.2013
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Victoria Group signed a US$75 million loan agreement today, for developing the Serbian agriculture sector - essential for stimulating employment, economic growth and exports.
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14.02.2013
The company Victoria Group has entered The Foreign Investors Council (FIC), independent business association that gathers around 130 foreign companies operating in Serbia
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12.02.2013
Company Victoria Group and Clinical Centre of Serbia have signed today the Contract for donation in the amount of 200.000 euros for renovation of the Department for Urgent Urology within Urgent Care Centre of Clinical Centre of Serbia.
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7.02.2013
On the ceremony announcing the best athletes of Paralympic Committee of Serbia, held in Belgrade on February, 6th, 2013, Victoria Group was presented with a special award for contributing to the development of Paralympic sport in Serbia.
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31.01.2013
On the sixth annual meeting of Serbian Association of Managers (SAM) new management was elected, gathering well-recognized businessmen from Serbia.
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16.11.2012
Victoria Group became a member of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), one of the largest and most influential business associations in Serbia.
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6.11.2012
Japanese Ambassador to Serbia Toshio Cunazaki visited the company and the city Sojaprotein Bečej on Friday, 2nd November 2012, when he opened an exhibition of Japanese prints in Bečej\'s town Museum.
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26.10.2012
Victoria Group, represented by its General Manager, Zoran Mitrovic, took part in the Third International Conference of Food Industries FMCG & Retail, that took place from 16 to 18th October in Belgrade. Victoria Group's CEO participated in the panel "area of supply Black Sea-Danube in connection with the demand in the Mediterranean", which was opened by a representative of
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22.10.2012
Victoria Group received an appreciation plaque for its contribution to the humanitarian action, "Magični doručak" ("Magical Breakfast"), on Friday, 19/10/2012. The action was organized by the "Food Bank" and its purpose was to collect food for daily meals in 32 schools in Serbia for children with special needs. Joining the many non-governmental organizations and
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19.10.2012
Victoria Group, having successfully completed the implementation of the SAP business solution in 2012, has won the prestigious SAP CEE Quality Award, at the level of central and eastern Europe, in the category of medium-sized companies. The award is given for the first phase of the program VGSAP and is evaluated by a nine-member jury consisting of experts from the region in the implementation of
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17.10.2012
Victoria Group has participated in the project, "Food for the Enclaves", in the organization of the B92 Fund which raised significant funds for the administration of soup kitchens in Kosovo.
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11.10.2012
Victoria Group participated in 2nd agricultural forum, "Food for Europe", held from 11th to 13th October 2012, in Subotica, by taking part in a discussion panel, "The Battle for the Market: How to make the most out of the production and export potentials of agriculture and food industry in Serbia".
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5.09.2012
Within Victoria Group, a new facility for the Sojaprotein factory in Becej was officially opened today. The new facility has a capacity of 70,000 tons, thus providing a total annual processing capacity of 250,000 tons of soybean. The value of the investment, for the production of traditional soybean protein concentrates, is 30 million euros, and its construction makes this plant a unique
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1.09.2012
President of Republic of Serbia, Mr. Tomislav Nikolić, and the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Sir Suma Chakrabarti, have visited today the company Victoria Group, in its Bečej-based factory Sojaprotein, prior to the official opening of the new facility for production of traditional soy protein concentrates, which is one of the biggest investments in Serbia in
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