Groceries

With agriculture booming across much of the post-Communist space, local brands have developed to deliver more diversity to local consumers. This is true for both food products and supermarket brands, some of which can be said to be the greatest economic success stories of the post-Communist age.

Browse local food and supermarket brands in: Moscow; St. Petersburg; Irkutsk; Vladivostok; Bishkek; Kyiv; and Warsaw.

The Curious Case of Moscow Blend Coffee

Paulig, a Finnish-owned foods company, recently introduced a line-up of geographically branded coffees to the Russian market. The locations the coffees claimed to represent were established coffee capitals: Havana, Paris, and New York. Soon after these three appeared, however, a fourth, locally-branded, Moscow flavor joined them. While Russia’s rapidly growing coffee market makes a localized […]

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