Based in Belarus. This is one of the largest producers and suppliers of
spirits and vodka in the former USSR.
It was founded in 1897 and in more than 100 years since then has
amassed unrivalled experience. the quality of products in many respects
surpasses the most famous brands.
Brest State wines warehouse # 4 was founded in the area of
Dvoryanskaya, Sadovaya, Millionnaya and Voznesenskaya streets with the
annual production output of 107 thousand decaliters. Mr. Alexander F.
Shtark has been appointed manager with daily wage in amount of 4 ruble
and 16.6 kopecks. As compared with other factories coal using
steam-boiler installation permitted to increase alcohol output by one
third and improved vodka quality and working efficiency. For purveyor
convenience vehicle sheds and platforms were built connecting to
warehouse. 60 employees carried out the production and bottling.
Salespeople were included to personnel too. So called "money
collectors" had right to record incomes, expenses and rests by retail
sold drinks and get money for "Declaration by articles". Retired
Colonel Edward A. Vislitsky was one of them. Based on agreement with
the excise Grodno province that 17 small wine stores of Brest warehouse
were under his control. Honorary citizen Mr. Evgeny K. Kinast was
responsible for money collection too.
A wide trading network of Brest warehouse # 4 covers not only Brest but
the other province cities as Vysoko-Litovsk, Kamenets-Litovsk, Kobrin,
Vlodava, Zhabinka, Ivanovo, Priborovo, Volchin, Domachevo, Cherny,
Vorotsevichy, Koshelevo, Chernavchitsy. One could find habitual and
table wines and alcohol from 57% up to 90% and 95% strength. The
measure volume was weighted to bucket with volume12.3 litters. There
was bottling volume 70cl, 50cl, 30cl, 12cl, 6cl. Habitual wine bucket
price was 12 rubles and 80 kopecks, table wine price - 17 rubles, 57%
alcohol - 18 rubles 38 kopecks, 95% alcohol - 30 rubles 40 kopecks.
Years 1914 - 1924
World War I,
Soviet - Poland War and economic crisis that shocked Poland in 1924 and
also Brest Peace Treatment (West Belarus Separation) collapsed the
March 15, 1928 the factory was reconstructed and started up. It gets an official name Brest Distillery.
According to "The City of Brest Intelligencer" report The Distillery
has been delivered its production to 25 sales points of Polessie,
Belostok, Lublin, Novogrudok and Volyn provinces. It produced and
bottled vodka and alcohol for medical purposes. The Distillery
personnel consisted of 33 management and trade workers, 3 masters and
78 workers. The department of Tobacco and Alcohol Production Union
headed by Emil Kozik was stationed in Brest.
Years 1944 - 1945
After World War II
passing under the control of "Narkompishcheprom SSR" The Distillery
activity started up. The production output comes to 79420 decaliters of
vodka, liqueurs and fruit drinks. The Distillery has been equipped with
Zhukov System Bottling Machine with productivity of 2700 bottles per
hour. The bottle price for "Vodka 40%" was 7 rubles and 50 kopecks.
Years 1946 - 1976
technologies production mastering period based on ancient traditions of
folk medicine, Belarus antique recipes using rare herbs of
Belovezhskaya Pushcha (Belovezha virgin forest) and strict conformity
with International standards.
Years 1977 - 2014
Are the years of real triumph. Product quality meets to severe
requirements of consumer and has no equal among similar Distilleries of
former Soviet Union. In addition to traditional vodka such as
"Moskovskaya", "Pshenichnaya", "Stolichnaya", "Russkaya" The Distillery
produces original Belarus vodka, liqueurs, brandies and balsams. Vodka "Lux", "Belarus", "Belarusskaya", "Khazarskaya", "Belarus Sineokaya", "Polyarnaya", Nastoyka "Belovezhskaya", "Bereste", "Belarusskaya okhotnichya", "Zubrovka", balsam "Belarussky", "Brestsky", liqueur "Shokoladny", "Kofeyny".
Nowadays "Brest Distillery Company "Belalco" is one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of liqueurs and vodka products in Europe. The plant has been working at the foreign market for more than 30 years. It exports its products to over 20 countries of the world..
For the last 3 years the company has won more than 130 highest awards. Only in 2012 it won 20 awards: 13 golden, 4 silver, 3 bronze and 1 Grand prix. The plant is especially proud of the golden award at the competition "Brand of the Year" for the ethical behavior in business.
In 2014 Belalco won several prestigious awards. It became a winner of the competitions "The best products of the Republic of Belarus", "International Competition of Drinks" in Moscow, "The product of the year".
Nowadays Belalco is the perspective, dynamic company that has a very high level in production of alcoholic drinks as well as quality of goods.