Thursday, April 18, 2013

Wieliczka

Poland is also well know for many beautiful  places. Definitely worth seeing are Krakow and Wieliczka Salt Mine. It was constantly working from 13th century until 2007. It was one of the world’s oldest operating salt mine. It is believed that it is the 14th- oldest company still in operation. 
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Prince among the chocolate wafer

What is #1 chocolate bar in Iceland? Prince Polo.  It is one of three most popular chocolate wafer in Poland. Prince Polo is a chocolate-covered wafer, with four layers of thin biscuits joined by three layers of chocolate- flavoured filling. It was first launched in early 1950s by Olza in Cieszyn, now the owner is Kraft Foods. But since the beginning the recipe is the same. Thanks to this the flavour remains unique and extraordinary. Prince Polo came to Iceland in 1955 and since then it is market leading brand. The status of Prince Polo in Iceland was unique and can be described to be similar to the status of Coca-Cola in the United States.  Even the president of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, when he visited Poland, said “A whole Icelanders  generation has grown on two things - the American Coca-Cola and the Polish Prince Polo”. There even was a very popular song about the brand.

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KROSNO. Stylish glass.

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One of the finest glass producer is Krosno. They produce all kind of glasses, vases, decanter and many other things.  Krosno was founded in 1923 and the production began in 1924. It started production for export in 1945. Now Krosno products are probably in almost every polish house. They are offering both high-end, unique, luxurious glass and mass-production glasses. But all products are exceptional and well designed. The glassware manufactured by the company combines unique patterns, excellent workmanship, and state-of-the-art technologies. The high quality of the products and the impeccable molten glass are achieved thanks to manufacturing methods developed over many years and the specification of the ingredients that are used.