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The history of the factory began more than 10 years ago.
2010
development of other directions
In Pushkin, the company opened a new factory for the production of soft drinks (kvass, sbiten, piten) with a capacity of 200 tons per month.
2008
renaming
“Khlebnoe” was renamed into “Medovarus” – Honeymaking and ciderbrewing workshop.
2006
new brand
The company introduces a new brand – “Medovarus” - to the market
2004
new production
“Khlebnoe” bought a production site in the centre of St. Petersburg from the “Tinkoff” company. On the 1st of October in the same year, we saw the grand opening of a new production facility, which allowed us to expand the range of produced honey drinks to four varieties, and to increase capacity by five times. Also in this year, "Mead Brewery Lab" was founded, which continued to work on the search and adaptation of old recipes to modern tastes.
2002
expansion
The company opened an additional factory in Kolpino, where 20 tons of products are produced every month.
2001
additional bottling lines
The company purchased a bottling line and established the production of honey drinks in 0.33 litre glass bottles. One of the first clients to purchase the new product was the St. Petersburg supermarket chain Lenta.
1999
production
In the town of Pushkin the first production was launched with a capacity of 30 tons per month. Initially, honey drinks were produced only for cafes, bars and restaurants of St. Petersburg.
1998
first successes
The company produced the first trial batch of “Khmelnoy Mead” on leased equipment (n. Solnechnoye). The traditional Tsarskoselsky carnival became an experimental platform for studying consumers demands of a new product. The drinks were hugely successful. People were attracted by original soft honey taste.
1997
establishment
The story begins in St. Petersburg, Pushkin with the founding of the company “Khlebnoe”. Company founders have studied a lot of authentic historical materials on honey making, used family archives in order to revive the production of traditional Russian beverages.