Key Facts

Company profile

JSC Latvijas balzams is a leading producer of alcohol beverages in the Baltics with a history steeped in tradition since 1900. The company has two production facilities in Riga – a distillery of strong alcohol beverages and sparkling wines and a light alcoholic beverages production plant. AS Latvijas balzams provides work for more than 600 employees.

JSC Latvijas balzams is represented in all segments of strong and light alcoholic beverages with more than 100 product names. With many of them, JSC Latvijas balzams is a market leader in Latvia. We also produce such globally-known brands as Stolichnaya®, Moskovskaya®, Riga Black Balsam® and Riga Sparkling Wine®. Riga Black Balsam® is one of the oldest alcohol brands in Europe – its beginnings can be found in 1752.

Stable, high international quality standards apply in daily production practices as well as for the procurement of raw materials, packaging and in workplace culture. The quality management system of JSCLatvijas balzams is certified in accordance with ISO standards. Product quality is affirmed by hundreds of awards in various international and domestic competitions and the loyalty of consumers for decades. 

JSC Latvijas balzams is one of the most significant exporters in Latvia – its products are available in 175 countries worldwide and every year we explore new export markets. Our factory has a strong background in the production of  “Private label” projects; our portfolio include more than 18 active  “Private Label” projects for the following countries: Norway, China, UK, Lithuania, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and USA.

The company makes solid and regular investments in company development, in order to meet growing customer expectations and market requirements.

JSC Latvijas balzams is one of the largest tax payers in Latvia.