The foundation of Elvan Group was set in 1952 in a small candy shop in Istanbul. Elvan, which today produces a wide range of products including chocolate, wafers, candy, jelly beans, cake, croissant, waffle, and biscuits and markets them internationally, is taking firm steps towards reaching its goal of being a top ranking company in the international Candy Global 100 listing.
Elvan, which established the first R&D Center in Turkey in its sector is opening new horizons in the world of confectionery with its innovative products. Croissants that are produced with special yeast keep their first-day’s freshness. Elvan, which is the producer of the first packed croissant with olive oil in the world, is the shining star of bakery products, which bear the brand name TODAY.
Elvan also introduced to Turkey and its export markets its brand new waffle, making another mark with its new product Fondante, which is described as “neither candy, nor chocolate: both candy and chocolate”. The company, whose innovation and R&D awards are strong indicators of its success, is proceeding fast towards achieving a turnover of 1 billion dollars. Elvan, the leading brand of the Elvan Group, currently employs about 2500 people in 10 facilities based in Turkey and Egypt.