If there is any place on our globe where magnificence is true value, then it is indubitably the Hellenic Republic, or Greece, a kingdom of myths and legends. It was, perhaps, an stimulation for bringing Karelia Tobacco Company to this part of the world.
This world famous smoking product producer was founded by George and Stathis Karelias, in 1888, in Kalamata city, as a family-run business. Now, this cigarettes manufacturer is acclaimed as one of the major tobacco companies in Greece and the owner of most exclusive world brands.
The features that made Karelia company known on the global tobacco market are its respect for time-stabled quality and modern technologies. The superior equipment (the most advanced in Europe) allows producing 16,000 cigarettes per minute or more than 15 billion cigs per year.
Every tobacco brand created by Karelia gives smokers a taste that only genuine cigarettes own. The Karelia’s unique pack design and of product presentation is also very significant.
The prominent cigarette brands that belong to Karelia tobacco portfolio are: Karelia Slims with all its variations, George Karelias and Sons.
It is available on most global cigarette trades and the brand name is recognized as of grade A. These characteristics make Karelia Group a millionaire tobacco company that in 2005, has reached annual sales turnover of more than 435 million Euro, with net profits increased to 39.26 million Euro (+16%). Export sales have achieved a number of 10.9 billion and the cigarette brands George Karelias and Sons, Karelia Slims, Karelia Lights and American Legend have assured 70% of its overall income from 66 countries around the world.
All this success results from Karelia's devotion to the needs o fpersons that chose smoking products and teh will to offer only high quality and taste.