airBaltic, legally incorporated as AS Air Baltic Corporation, is a state-owned Latvian low-cost carrier and the country's flag carrier, with its head office on the grounds of Riga International Airport in Mārupe municipality near Riga. Its main hub is at Riga International Airport with further bases at Tallinn Airport and Vilnius Airport.
Ask.fm is a global social networking site where users create profiles and can send each other questions. It was once a form of anonymous social media that encouraged questions to be submitted anonymously. The site was founded in 2010 in Riga, Latvia. Its headquarters was moved to Dublin, Ireland following its 2014 acquisition by IAC. In 2016 IAC sold it to Noosphere Ventures, a California-based asset management firm.
Bauskas alus is a brewery in Bauska, Latvia.
Cēsu Alus is a brewery and alcohol beverage producer in Cēsis, Latvia. As the roots of the brewery dates back in 1590, Cēsu Alus is considered to be the oldest brewery in Baltic and Nordic countries.
Clique is a brand of vodka. It is produced in Latvia and imported to the United States, where it is sold by Premier Innovations Group, a Pittsburgh-based company with headquarters in the Strip District. Clique is a "mid-shelf vodka," with a target price of about $16 per bottle, as opposed to "premium" vodka, like Grey Goose. This allows the brand to focus on targeting a relatively a younger demographic.
Dartz Motorz Company
Dartz Motorz Company is a privately held Latvian-based company, subsidiary of Estonian corporation Dartz Grupa OÜ, that designs, manufactures, and sells high performance armored vehicles. The company constituted itself from a renovated former Russo-Balt factory in Riga, Latvia.
Double Coffee is a coffee house company based in Latvia. As of early 2014, the company had a total of 15 locations in Riga, Latvia in addition to seven locations in Russia, and one in each Kiev, Ukraine and Baku, Azerbaijan. Double Coffee was founded in 2002, and during its history has also had branches in Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus and China.
Drive eO is an engineering company which operates from Latvia and specializes in development of electric and hybrid electric prototype vehicles for demanding applications. It was founded in 2011 to create the first ever hybrid electric rally car OSCar eO for the 2012 Dakar Rally. Driven by Māris Saukāns and Andris Dambis, it successfully completed the rally.
ELKO Grupa AS (ELKO Group)
ELKO Grupa AS (ELKO Group) is a distributor of IT products and solutions in Europe and Central Asia. The company acts as a consultant to partners and a wholesaler of computer and electronic products.
Forticom is an IT company based in Latvia. It was the owner of online social networks One.lv (Latvian) and One.lt (Lithuanian). 100% of Forticom is owned by Mail.ru Group. At this moment the company sold one.lt but the second project one.lv was closed in January 2013.
AS Grindeks, is a Latvian company listed on the Nasdaq Riga with production of pharmaceutical drugs, medicine and phytochemical medicine. The company was founded 17 October 1991 and is a joint stock company since 25 August 1997.
Just5 is an international mobile phone designer and developer headquartered in Riga, Latvia. The development of Just5 mobile phones started in 2008 and the trademark was acquired on October 5, 2009.
JZ Microphones is a Latvian manufacturer of professional microphones and recording accessories.
Laima is the largest producer of confectionery in Latvia. Its headquarters are in Riga. It is named for Laima, the feminine deity of fate in Latvian mythology.
Latvian Railways is the main state-owned railway company in Latvia with more than 12,400 employees. It owns 1,933.8 kilometres (1,201.6 mi) of 1,520 mm Russian gauge railway lines and 33.4 kilometres (20.8 mi) of 750 mm narrow gauge railway lines in Latvia.
Latvijas Balzams is the largest alcoholic beverage producer in the Baltic states headquartered in Riga. As of 2006, it had a market share of about 50% in Latvia. The company has a long history as the beginning of it can be considered 1900 when Riga State Spirits Warehouse No.1 started operation as it later changed its name to Latvijas balzams in 1970 and eventually became a public joint stock company in 1997. Its flagship product is Riga Black Balsam which is a traditional Latvian herbal liqueur.
MADARA Cosmetics also known as MADARA
MADARA Cosmetics also known as MADARA, is a Latvian manufacturer of organic skin care products. The ingredients include biologically certified blossoms and herbal extracts from the Baltic region. The brand name MADARA is the Latvian name for a common inhabitant of Baltic meadows - Galium mollugo, commonly known as bedstraw or wild madder. Its spatial pattern or fractal is also depicted in logo of MADARA Cosmetics which received the EULDA/WOLDA award and the title "Best of Latvia" in 2007.
JSC Olainfarm is the leading manufacturer in the chemical and pharmaceutical sector of the Baltic States.
Rīgas Vagonbūves Rūpnīca (RVR)
Rīgas Vagonbūves Rūpnīca (RVR) is one of the largest machine-building plants in Latvia, founded in 1895 by the businessman Oscar Freywirth under the name Phoenix. RVR is based in Riga and was for many years the largest producer of electric and diesel trains and also tramcars in the former Soviet Union. Its best known products are the ER1, ER2, ER7 and ER9 electric trains, many of which are still in service today. Between 1973 and 1988 it built the high-speed ER200 train, and has more recently been involved in the refurbishment of units operated by the Latvian railway company Pasažieru Vilciens.
Rimi Baltic is a major retail operator in the Baltic states based in Riga, Latvia. It is a subsidiary of Swedish group ICA. Rimi Baltic operates 261 retail stores in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and has distribution centres in each country. The stores have different profiles, depending on range of products and size:
Rimi Hyper - hypermarkets
Rimi Super - supermarkets
Rimi Mini, Supernetto - no frills supermarkets.
SAF Tehnika is a designer, producer and distributor of digital Microwave Data transmission equipment. SAF Tehnika products provide wireless backhaul solutions for digital voice and data transmission to mobile and fixed network operators, data service providers, governments and private companies. The Company’s product portfolio consists of microwave point-to-point radios for licensed and license free frequency bands as well as unique spectrum analyzer Spectrum Compact. SAF Tehnika also provides wide range of customized microwave solutions for various applications, such as Broadcasting and Low latency networks.
VEF, Latvian acronym for Valsts elektrotehniskā fabrika, is a manufacturer of electrical and electronic products in Riga, Latvia. It was founded in 1919. Before World War II it manufactured large variety of goods, including Minox - then the world's smallest camera. After the war it was the leading communication technology producer in the Soviet Union and the largest factory in Latvian SSR.
Made in Latvia. Certification
All the brands that have the “Made in Latvia” label went through two-staged system of labelling in REC