Poland is the largest producer and exporter of candles among all EU countries.
Eurostat data shows that in 2018 Poland produced candles worth EUR 619 million, which represented 38% of the total EU candle production, which amounted to EUR 1.638 billion. Germany and Italy were ex aequo behind Poland, with production worth 164 million Euro, and with shares of 10%.
- This is a very demanding market - emphasizes Roman Otto, Polwax’s Candle Plant Manager / Head of Procurement. - Not only due to changing fashions, but above all the growing requirements and awareness of customers and leading retail chains. First of all, those related to care for the natural environment and the quality of the raw materials used, but also the performance and durability of both gravelights and candles - sums up Roman Otto.
Polwax SA focuses its activity on this market on private label manufacturing of gravelights and candles.