Toblerone Chocolate Set to Lose its 'Switzerland' Tag, Here's Why

Mountain-shaped chocolate will no longer be exclusively produced in its home country from 2023. Toblerone will open a new production line in Slovakia by the end of the year. The triangular chocolate has been produced in Bern, in the heart of the Alpine country. Mondelez International said it was continuing to invest in the Bern plant.
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Toblerone loses Swiss exclusivity as production shifts east

Mondelez will shift some production of its iconic triangular chocolate bars to Slovakia from Switzerland at the end of next year. The move is due to strong growth and the need to boost capacity at its Swiss production site. Toblerone was first launched in 1908 and has been exclusively produced in Switzerland since the early 1990s.
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1 weeks ago

Explained: What's next after Russia reduced gas to Europe?

Russia has cut supplies through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline running under the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany by 60%. Italy is seeing its supply cut by half; Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia also have seen reductions. Germany relies on Russia for 35% of its gas import; it relies on Moscow's gas to generate electricity and power industry.
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Chateauroux 2022 World Cup: Avani Lekhara Clinches Second Gold

Avani Lekhara won her second gold medal at the Chateauroux 2022 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in France. The 20-year-old shot 458.3 in the R8 – Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 finals to take the gold ahead of experienced Paralympic stars Veronica Vadovicova (456.6) of Slovakia and Anna Normann (441.9) of Sweden took the silver and bronze.
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2 weeks ago

Nine European nations urge NATO to beef up security in its Eastern flank...

The NATO Eastern members' conference in Bucharest on June 10 provided a forum for them to address and discuss regional security challenges and develop a united front within the 30-member security alliance. Romania, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, Latvia, as well as Lithuania were among those in attendance.
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3 weeks ago

EAM Jaishankar meets Czech Republic's MEPs; discusses India-EU ties,...

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is on a four-day visit to Slovakia and the Czech Republic. He met with a delegation of Czech Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and held a discussion on India's ties with EU and Czech Republic, the Indo-Pacific, food and energy security and digital cooperation.
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Slovakia says hardest hit by Russia oil sanctions, expects solidarity

Slovakia says it will be hardest hit by EU sanctions on Russian oil. The economy ministry said it had sought a three-year derogation on trade-in piped Russian oil and oil products. The sanctions were approved with the aim of hitting Russian revenues following its invasion of Ukraine. Slovakia’s only domestic refiner, Slovnaft, runs on Russian crude.
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4 weeks ago

Jaishankar calls out 'Europe's problem is world's problem' mindset; holds...

External Affairs Minister Dr. Subramaniam Jaishankar spoke at the GLOBSEC Forum in Slovakia's Bratislava. Called out Europe for being silent on many issues and took a firm stance on India's position with the war in Ukraine spanning over 100 days now.
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4 weeks ago

EU finalises sixth package of sanctions against Russia, includes partial oil embargo

EU leaders agreed on Thursday, June 2, to a partial embargo on crude oil imports that will take effect by the end of 2022. Hungary and two other landlocked Central European countries received exemptions for pipeline imports on which they rely. Slovakia's sole oil refiner, Slovnaft, a unit of Hungary's MOL, says sanctions will block oil product exports to its important markets of the Czech Republic, Austria, and Poland.
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4 weeks ago

Slovakia: Zelenskyy urges weapons aid to Ukraine; wants more EU sanctions on Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appealed for weapons assistance to Kyiv. He said the ongoing war would determine the future of freedom in the European continent. Slovakia's Defense Ministry announced that the country will deliver eight self-propelled Zuzana and two howitzers to war-torn Ukraine.
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4 weeks ago

EAM S Jaishankar to embark on five-day visit to Slovakia, Czech Republic to...

External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar is set to embark on a five-day official trip to Slovakia and the Czech Republic from June 2 to June 6. The visit comes at a time when Europe is struggling with the implications of the Russia-Ukraine war and the issue is likely to figure in the the EAM's talks.
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