On March 5th 2018, USAID Deputy Mission Director Lisa Magno visited sweets producer Konditoria in Mitrovica. Konditoria produces over a hundred varieties of cakes and sweets which are sold at many restaurants and cafés in Kosovo.
During the visit, the company CEO Kriton Begolli gave a tour to the Deputy Mission Director, explained their working processes and talked about the company’s progress.
EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida – Styrelsen för Internationellt Utvecklingssamarbetesigned has supported Konditoria with a grant to purchase new equipment. In addition, through the Quality Certification Collaboration established with EBRD, EMPOWER will facilitate Konditoria to obtain two quality certificates for its products: – ISO 9001 and HACCP. It is expected that the investments will enable the company to expand its production capacities and create over 23 new jobs.