Taste of Sweden is a daughter company of Belico Food AB, which specializes in the production of margarine, oil, sauces, mayonnaise, dressings and tomato-based products for the food service industry.
We have produced margarine since 1931. The production follows the HACCP guidelines.
Taste of Sweden exports the products of Belico Food AB. Our best known products are Albaöl, Rapsodi and Albasauce.
|1931||The margarine factory Alba is founded by Mr Arthur Virgin in the town Åhus in Skåne.|
|1934||The factory is relocated to Dalby from Åhus. Dalby is close to Lund in the south of Skåne and Skåne is the southernmost part of Sweden.|
|1970||In the middle of the 1970s the factory is thoroughly modernised. A series of further changes are made in the 1990s.|
|1978||Alf Qvist, a co-worker of Alba, invents ”Albasauce”, a saucebase that is an outstanding alternative to butter and margarine and revolutionizes the handling in the restaurant kitchens.
A sales office and warehouse is established in the Swedish capital of Stockholm. The new product “Albasauce” is a success.
|1979||A sales office and warehouse is established in the second largest Swedish city, Göteborg.|
|1990||Albaöl is exported to Germany for the first time.|
|1992||Rapsodi is exported to France and the Netherlands, Albasauce to Norway.|
|2003||Albaöl is made available to the consumermarket in Germany.|
|2008||The company name Alba is changed to Belico.|