The dessert journey of Elvan Food, which started in a candy store in Istanbul in 1952, has today assumed an international identity with its factories, 6 of which are located in Turkey and 2 abroad, and its nearly 2000 employees. In parallel with the increasing product range, Elvan Gıda has become a group of companies with the addition of Cici Çikolata, ANL Gıda, Cicisüt, Intersweet, Element and Ahmet Hamdi Makine.
Intersweet company incorporated to Elvan Group of Companies; is the 5th largest exporter company in Turkey in the sector with a turnover approaching $ 200 million with an export capacity over 100 countries, 5 continents.
Raw material supply is provided by the Group’s Element Gıda company; whey powder and milk powder are produced by Cici Süt; New technologies needed in production are developed with Ahmet Hamdi Makine.
Elvan Group, which has the brands of Cici, Elvan, ANL, Cicisüt; With its product range of cake, croissant, candy, jelly candy, chocolate, wafer, bar, milk powder and whey powder, is expanding its product category with new investments every day. Joining the Elvan Group in 2010, Cici Chocolate Industry and Commerce INC was selected as Turkey’s 3rd fastest growing company with 1856% growth rate attained in 2013.
Elvan, with the R & D Center that started operating in 2012, is proud to set up the first R & D center in the food sector in Turkey.
Elvan Food extended its success in the sector to the international platform by entering the “Global 100” list, prepared by Candy Industry every year and ranked the 81st place in World’s Best Confectionery Companies, in 2013; it has also been included in the scope of the Turquality brand support program, which aimes to create global brands from Turkey.