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Largest Baklava Factory in Europe Opens in Croatia

CroatiaThe largest baklava factory in Europe will open near Velika Gorica in Croatia on Thursday…

Minister of Entrepreneurship Gordan Maras and the UK Ambassador to Croatia David Slinn will officially open the Nu Bake factory in Lukavec near Velika Gorica this afternoon. The British company behind the new 1,000 square-metre factory, which is decked out with the latest machinery, have reportedly invested over half a million euros in the project.

Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey. It is characteristic of the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire, but is also found in Central and Southwest Asia.

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