OUR HISTORY

Check a history of growing “Kasol J.A. Kazberuk”company  and “Forest Treasures” brand.


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1984

The very beginning of business Janusz Antoni Kazberuk activity  – opening first Pizza Restaurant in Białystok – „Paradiso”. There were a line  up to the entrance. The most popular pizza was pizza with mushrooms… it could influence the future.

1988

Opening „Kasol Sp. z o.o. company – composed of goverment company “Solniczki” as a bigger shareholder and Janusz Antoni Kazberuk with 49 % shareholder, because that time it was all what private investor could have. Company had been exporting Polish undergrowth in every form: solt, dried, fresh, and frozen to Western Europe – a specially  to Germany and France.

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1989

First marinated mushrooms from Bialystok city, got into the Bialystok’s PSS SPOŁEM shop and ABC supermarket under the Kasol brand.

The beginning of 90’s

A very dynamical development of Kasol company – a specially after purchased a goverment’s shares by Janusz Antoni Kazeruk in 1991. Since that monent the company has changed its name into a “Przedsiębiorstwo Handlu Zagranicznego – Kasol – Janusz Antoni Kazberuk” shortly: „P.H.Z. Kasol – J.A.Kazberuk”. In that way the company exists till these days.

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1992

Year after year our mushrooms have been getting more and more fans in many regions in Poland. In that time a”Forest Treasures” had arisen.
Then the company have been exporting tons of mushrooms from Poland and Eastern Bloc for example from Belarus, Baltic’s countries, Russia and Ukraine into the Western Europe.
A company headquarters moved from Tygrysia street into Baranowicka street and main factory was moved from Soliniczki into Baranowicka street in Białystok town as well. The company is placed there till these days.

1993

Enrich a Forest Treasures offer by adding a dried mushrooms.

Because of huge mushrooms exporting number the company had two workplaces in Belarus. Another investments were “Zaslawni” Hotel and “Siem Piatnic” Restaurant in Mińsk.

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Half of 90’s

Along with changing a situation in Belarus, Janusz Antoni Kazberuk get focused on its work in Białystok and placed as a priority development of “Forest Treasures” on Polish market.
Then, the factory on Baranowicka Street  developed and got modernization. New machines was bought, warkplaces and an office was renovationed.
That time, the owner of “Kasol” company opened first in Białystok and one of the first in Poland a Chinese Restaurant – “China Garden”.

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1995

On place of former “Paradiso” Pizzeria had arose “Villa Pastel” Hotel and “Palette of Tastes”(Paleta Smaków) Restaurant.  There is a wonderful warm homey atmosphere, and a restaurant is full of “Forest Treasures”.

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1996

According to super and hiper markets develop “Forest Treasures” gets into every part of Poland. Since that moment our unique logo appears also on a top of a jar not only on label.

1996

Enrich a Forest Treasures offer by adding frozen fruits and mushrooms.

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1997

Enrich a Forest Treasures offer by adding a preserves from forest fruits.

1998

It’s the begining of Forest’s Treasures” jar as a reserved design manufacturing only for ours mushrooms and forest fruits. Characteristic design – thin in the middle and wider on the top find its place on shop’s shelfs in every markets in Poland. What is interesting on the jar there was carving porcini mushroom which was seen from the outside and palpable while touching.

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1999

Installation of new lines for blanching and frozening mushrooms. Another modernizing and renovating of main workplace on Baranowicka Street.

The end of 90’s

According to dynamic increasing of “Forest Treasures” sales in Poland, Janusz Antoni Kazberuk decided to get focused on brand development f.e “Leśne Skarby” in Poland, “Waldschatz” and “Forest Treasures” on European market. Thanks to that decision, the company established  some new cooperation with a couple of retail clients, and the same building the most recognizable and hopefully most delicious mushrooms and fruits brand in Poland.
uring this period, we have been paricipating for a couple of times in Poznańskie Food Fair Trade Pol-Agra and ours beautiful stall was awarded by  “Hit Publiczności 1998″.

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lata 2000 – 2005

More of dynamic increasing of “Forest Treasures” sales, expanding a workplaces. Launching a new brand products based on mushrooms and fruits into supermarkets. Providing an actions to consolidate and bring closer polish companies connected with purchasing and delivering undergrowth to “P.H.Z. Kasol J.A. Kazberuk”. From that moment we are organizing a parties for our suppliers, employees and whole “Forest Treasures” family.

 

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2002

Expansion of “Villa Pastel” Hotel in Białystok by adding another area with a dozen rooms, a sauna and a gym.

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2003

The beginning of direct sale of  our products”WaldSchatz” on German market.

2004

We have decided to choose a different colours for jams, because of huge interesting in our products. Also we have refreshed a bit our label design and a top of the jar. In this new packaging “Forest Treasure” are available to this days.

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2005- 2008

More company progress by enlargement a distribution channel direct to hotels and restarations in the territory of country. Opening a self web of sales representatives. Organizating a “Podlaski Festiwal Borowika” with Białystok’s authority and Stowarzyszeniem Szefów Kuchni every year on place of town hall market. During that events the Guiness recodrs in the biggest porcini meals were bitten f.e mushroom soup or mushroom risotto. Those events appeared to be very popular in Białystok citizens and great attracions like music stars concerts were collected crowds.
From 2005 we, Białegostok’s Authority and Stowarzyszenie Pomocy Rodzinie – Droga organize togheter City’s Christmas Eve where delicious meals with “Forest Treasures” are giving to most needed people from Białystok.

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Since 2005

From 2005 we, Białegostok’s Authority and Stowarzyszenie Pomocy Rodzinie – Droga organize togheter City’s Christmas Eve where delicious meals with “Forest Treasures” are giving to most needed people from Białystok.

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2009 – 2011

Building a new workplace on Baranowicka Street in Białystok. That workplace is dedicated to frozen, preparing, sorting mushrooms and cleaning frozen mushrooms. A new magazines can collect even 30 000 00 kilos od mushrooms and forest fruits. Since that moment copmany develop into frozen undergrowth and export thousands of tons of mushrooms and forest fruits by year.

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2012

Revonating of main workplace, buing new machines, restaurating production halls, expanding magazine surface for frozen and dried products.

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2011 – 2014

Period of develop and promotion in foreign markets, participating in many worldwide important Food Fair Trades . The “Forest Treasures” from Białystok could be find not only in every European country but also in both of Americas, countires of old Soviet Union, Asia and Austrialia.

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2014

Atumn – the same “Forest Treasures” but in new design. Because of 25 years of company egzistance we decided to make a contest for a new look of the most recognizable marinated mushroom jar and forest fruit preserve in Poland. The new jar is similar to an old one but now it is more elegant, solid and simplicity. On place of carved porcini there is a crown over the forest treasure writing now. With new jars also appears a new package of dried and frozen mushrooms and fruits.

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2014 – Now

From a couple of yeras with the owner of company – Januszem Antonim Kazberukiem are working his sons – Bartosz and Łukasz. They are responsible for quality, production, develop and sales.

Also there are many people – employees in office and in production line who have been working in “P.H.Z. Kasol – J.A. Kazberuk”company for many years and thanks to them yours favourite “Forest Treasures” become nicer and still as good as 25 years ago.

Have you got a question? Write kasol@kasol.com.pl or call (0048)(85) 740-80-80

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