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 On the picture H.E. Mr. Māris Klišāns, Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia/Presiding the Council of the EU and H.E. Ms. Vesela Mrđen Korać, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia.

Croatian delicatessen products store opened in Van Baerlestraat 87 in Amsterdam.

In a prestigious location, close to the famous Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Croatian delicatessen products store was opened on 12 February 2015., being the first Croatian concept store in Europe.

The shop aims to introduce and promote rich Croatian gastronomic and enological culture to the Dutch market and at the same time to promote Croatian tourism by combining mobility, ecology, green technology and tourism. The core idea is to provide tailor made touristic tours to Croatia for Dutch visitors.

Besides vintage wines coming from different regions of Croatia, food products are from organic production and the highest quality, such as truffles, extra virgin olive oil, cheeses, sweet brandy made of wild fruits, honey and various herbs, just to name a few.

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Finalist of Masterchef Ms. Bojana Nikodijević and Ms. Tina Kolovrat ner of the shop

Finalist of Masterchef Ms. Bojana Nikodijević and Ms. Tina Kolovrat, owner of the shop.


The shop would integrate education and promotion through gifts and free finger food made up by famous Dutch MasterChefs in order to present possible culinary options in preserving original taste of such an extraordinary products.

Also, multifunctional and modern space offers visitors possibilities to find out more background information about the products, their origin, nutritional values and how they were grown or cultivated. To illustrate, most truffles that can be found in the shop are supplied by Croatian company Zigante, who found the biggest truffle in the world. The truffle of 1.31 kg, found in Istria in Croatia, is listed in the Guinness Book of Records.


Zigante truffles

On the picture Zigante truffles.

The owner of the store Mr. Igor Kolovrat has very ambitious plans on presenting Croatia in an innovative and adventurous way. Already at the opening ceremony, famous Croatian rock-cellist Ms. Ana Rucner preformed, who together with Dutch MasterChefs paved the way for the unique and very special experience of Croatia that this shop is planning to offer.


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On the picture Mr. Igor Kolovrat, owner of the shop, H.E. Ms. Vesela Mrđen Korać, Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia, Croatian rock-cellist Ms. Ana Rucner, the owner of the Croatian company DOK-ING and business partner Mr. Vjekoslav Majetić.


Also, in March Mr. Kolovrat plans to present Croatian electric scooter, produced by Croatian company DOK-ING, a world leader in robotics, demining machines, firefighting products and producer of luxury electric cars and which will be available for rent in the shop.

With many guests, among whom the owner of the Croatian company DOK-ING and business partner Mr. Vjekoslav Majetić, the opening of the store was attended by Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands H.E. Ms. Vesela Mrđen Korać.


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