Jamnica (company)

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Jamnica d.d.
Dioničko društvo
Traded asZSEJMNC
IndustrySpring and mineral water
FoundedOctober 18, 1828[1]
HeadquartersZagreb, Croatia
Key people
Ivica Sertić (CEO)
Fabris Peruško (CAE)[2]
ProductsWater
RevenueIncrease HRK 1.2 billion (2011)[3]
Increase HRK 100.247 million (2011)[3]
Number of employees
1136 (2011)[3]
ParentAgrokor
Websitewww.jamnica.company

Jamnica is a water bottling company from Croatia and part of Agrokor Group. Its main products are carbonated mineral water Jamnica and still mineral water Jana, named after the two main water springs it uses near Pisarovina on the river Kupa. In addition to water products the company also manufactures juice drinks Juicy, sports drinks Jamnica Pro Sport and soft drinks Sky Cola, TO, and Jana Ice Tea. It is the largest bottled water producer in Croatia.

The company began filling its first bottles on October 18th, 1828. It is currently owned by Agrokor (since 1992). In 1993 the company and bottling plants went under a major modernization to support future growth. Since 2003 it has been traded on the Zagreb Stock Exchange as JMNC-R-A.[4]. Jamnica own several other brands including Sarajevski Kiseljak brand from Kiseljak, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Mivela brand from Serbia and Fonyódi brand from Hungary. In addition, manufacturing and distribution centers are located in Slovenia, Serbia and the United States.

Jamnica's revenue in 2005 was 793.55 million HRK (c. $130 million).[5]

Jana[edit]

Jana
Product typeDrinks
OwnerJamnica (subsidiary of Agrokor)
CountryCroatia
Introduced2002
MarketsWorld
TaglineVoda s porukom (Water with a message)[6]
Kad širiš ljubav, postaješ ljubav
Websitejana-water.com
Jana
CountryCroatia
TypeSparkling
pH7.4
Calcium (Ca)2
Magnesium (Mg)1
All concentrations in milligrams per liter (mg/L); pH without units

Jana is a brand of drinks, ranging from bottled water to iced teas, is produced by Jamnica. The water originates from Saint Jana[7] from the Žumberak Mountains in Croatia.[8] Its taste is described as "smooth with appealing freshness and silky texture".[9] It entered the market of North America in 2006.[10]

It received the Eauscar Award for "Highest Quality" at Aqua-Expo in Paris in 2005.[11] The brand is certified carbon-neutral.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jamnica history on the official website Archived 2011-05-26 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Jamnica d.d. / Personal Card Archived 2013-02-17 at Archive.today
  3. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-22. Retrieved 2012-07-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) Godišnje izvješće 1Y., revidirano, nekonsolidirano, 2011. godina. (in Croatian)
  4. ^ Zagreb Stock Exchange listing for JMNC-R-A Archived 2011-10-20 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Jamničina dobit 42 milijuna kuna". Poslovni dnevnik (in Croatian). 2006-04-05. Retrieved 2010-11-19.
  6. ^ "Jana – Water with a Message - Agrokor".
  7. ^ "Jana Water Quenches Your Thirst".
  8. ^ Mascha, Erika. "Bottled Waters of the World".
  9. ^ "The Fountainhead - July 2010".
  10. ^ "Veliki trijumf hrvatske vode: Jana pokorila Ameriku!".
  11. ^ Corp., Skinny Nutritional. "Creative Enterprises International, Inc. Announces That Jana Water Awarded Prestigious Eauscar Award for "Highest Quality" at Aqua-Expo in Paris".
  12. ^ "European bottled water company is certified as carbon-neutral - Greener Package".

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