In 1909, the “Gradska pekarna d.d.” (City Bakery) was established at Dalmatinska street in Zagreb.
In 1945, the “Gradsko pekarsko poduzeće” a precursor of today’s company, was established. In the period from 1952 to 1962 it was divided into 16 independent bakery companies.
In 1962, the “Zagrebački paromlin” and 10 other bakery companies were integrated into the joint company “Pek-Mlin”, which changed its name in 1963 to “8.maj”. By merging with companies “Žitoproizvod” from Karlovac and “1.maj” from Sisak in 1963, the company name was changed to “Žitokombinat…
1965 saw the construction of modern baking facilities in Zagreb and Samobor, which were commissioned in 1969.
In 1973, a cake and confectionery factory was built in Zagreb on the location in Dalmatinska street.
In 1974, the production of the most famous Klara product, Cao-Cao cake, began. It was produced in over 120,000,000 pieces to date.
In 1978, a new bakery facility was built on the location in Jastrebarsko near Zagreb.
In 1992, “Žitokombinat” was transformed into a limited liability company, which became an independent company under the name of “Zagrebačke pekarne”.
In 1993, by decision of the Croatian Privatization Fund, its privatization as a joint stock company began.
In 1994, 51.41% of the company was privatized, giving “Zagrebačke pekarne” the status of a private joint stock company.
In 2001, a new modern baked goods production line was put into operation at the Svetice production facility.
In 2005, the vehicle fleet was renewed with over 60 commercial vehicles.
In 2006, separate warehouses were opened in Rijeka and Split.
In 2007, a separate warehouse was opened in Slavonski Brod. In the same year, the production of frozen and refrigerated baked goods began to expand.
In 2011, the vehicle fleet was renewed with 40 additional commercial vehicles.
In 2012, the Project of relocation of the company “Zagrebačke pekarne Klara d.d.” to a central location began, as well as the reconstruction of the production facility at the same location. The project covered closing the previously active production facilities in Samobor (Perkovčeva 108) and…
In 2015, the Project of relocation of the company “Zagrebačke pekarne Klara d.d.” to a central location at Utinjska 48, Zagreb was completed. In the same year, the central production facility “Klara” was put into operation, and the previously active production facilities in Samobor (Perkovčeva…