European Drinks & Foods

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European Drinks & Foods
Industry Food processing
Founded 1993; 25 years ago (1993)
Headquarters Ştei, Romania
Area served
Key people
Ioan Micula (CEO)
Viorel Micula (CEO)
Products crop and livestock, food and beverages
Revenue Increase € 340 million (2015)
Number of employees
4,500 (2015)

European Drinks & Foods is one of the largest Romanian food companies located in Ştei, Bihor County. The holding is formed by several companies including European Drinks, European Foods, Scandic Distilleries, Rieni Drinks and Transilvania General Import Export and is specialised in producing food and drink products.[1]

The company produces a wide variety of products like carbonated water, mineral water, energy drink, beer and various soft drinks thru it's European Drinks division. Two of the company's soft drinks Adria and Frutti Fresh are the main competitors for the Coca-Cola and Pepsi brands on the Romanian market. Other successful brands include the Izvorul Minunilor mineral water and the Bürger beer.[2]

European Drinks & Foods also owns an agribusiness division Westgrain which owns nearly 8,700 ha of arable land in the Bihor County located in north-western Romania.[3] In 2011 Westgrain sold a grain silo with a 44,000 tonne capacity located on the Danube river near Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Mehedinți County, Romania to the US based trading giant Cargill for an undisclosed fee.[4]