Kavli

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Not to be confused with Fred Kavli's The Kavli Foundation.
Kavli
Kavli logo.png
Product type Cheese
Owner Kavli Trust
Country Norway
Markets Norway
Previous owners 1893 - Olav Kavli
1962 - Kavli Foundation
Website http://www.kavli.no/

Kavli is a Norwegian brand of soft cheese, caviar, mayonnaise and crackers. The company is owned by the Kavli Trust and based in Bergen. The company sells products in 30 countries, with plants in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, England and Scotland. The company dates back to 1893 when Olav Kavli started a dairy and export of cheese to the United States.[citation needed] In 1924 Olav Kavli invented the first way to produces lasting soft cheese and launched the Primula (food) brand, quickly entering the international market.[citation needed] Later the corporation entered new related products. In 1962 the ownership of the company was taken over by a foundation to ensure that the company remained as an important social institution.[citation needed]

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