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Czech industrial production has a long tradition, and many products are known and respected worldwide.

Czech jezery

Much like Czech glass, Czech jewelery is sought after the world over. It has a long tradition and even growing competition has been able to weaken its position on the market. Jewelery from the Czech Republic remains a favorite among women all over the world.


For more than 140 years, the Moser glass-making factory has produced luxury table and decorative glass products of classic and modern design. The factory was founded in the middle of the 19th century by glass cutter Ludwig Moser. The company was then managed by his descendants, who helped it achieve worldwide fame. Moser is the Rolls Royce of Bohemian glass; it is what world leaders give and receive as gifts.

In the more distant past, patrons have included Austrian Emperor Franz Josef I, King Victor Emanuel III of Italy, Pope Pius XI, the Shah of Iran, Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie, King Faisal of Saudi Arabia, King Hussein of Jordan, King Edward VII, Queen Alexandra and Queen Elisabeth II of England, and dozens of other monarchs, maharajahs, princesses, presidents and ambassadors; in recent times, including Pope John Paul II and Emperor Akihito of Japan


Branded porcelain has been a traditional Czech product for a long time. The best-known products include onion-pattern porcelain and the Thun-branded porcelain made in Karlovy Vary.

Baťa shoes

The Baťa footwear company was founded in 1894 by Tomáš Baťa, a shoemaker from Zlín, together with his siblings Antonín and Anna. Currently the company employs 50,000 staff and operates 50 production plants in 68 countries around the world and has sold over 221 million pairs of shoes.


On the Czech market, Plzeňský Prazdroj’s four brands - Pilsner Urquell, Gambrinus, Radegast and Velkopopovický Kozel – in total rank first in terms of annual production and exports. Plzeňský Prazdroj also owns Pivovar Šariš in Slovakia, the No. 2 player on the Slovak beer market.


The direct predecessor of Budvar of Budějovice (Budweiser Budvar) was Český akciový pivovar (Czech Joint-Stock Brewery), founded in 1895 by Czech licensed brewers (entrepreneurs), who continued the historical tradition of beer brewing in České Budějovice.

The brewery located in the Prague quarter of Smíchov was founded in 1869, and the Staropramen brand was registered in 1911.

At present, Pivovary Staropramen is the second-biggest beer producer in the Czech Republic, holding a 14% market share. The core product is again light draft beer and light lager, but on top of that Pivovary Staropramen produces a wide range of beer specialties, e.g. Velvet, Granát, Kelt, etc.


Jan Becher produces this drink according to a traditional secret recipe, without adding any chemical preservatives, artificial colors or emulsifiers. The old-fashioned formula is quite simply - it only contains quality water from Karlovy Vary, high-quality ethanol, natural sugar, and a very specific and harmonious mix of herbs and spices. Becherovka is known as the 13th spring at the spas at Karlovy Vary.

Mineral water Mattoni

If you order mineral water in a Czech restaurant, you will likely get Mattoni, referred to in spoken Czech as “Matonka.” This water comes from an area of healing springs near Karlovy Vary.

In addition to the traditional Matonka, you can find other equally good mineral water products from other producers, e.g. Korunní, Bonaqua, Magnesii and many others. The chemical composition of these waters is very good for human health thanks to the presence of a variety of minerals.

Škoda auto

Only four car manufacturers in the world can boast more than 100 years of tradition. One of these is Škoda. It was founded as a family business by Laurin and Klement in 1895.

First, the two young men produced bicycles in Mladá Boleslav, and later on they manufactured motorbikes. In 1905, they produced the “Grandfather Automobile” – L&K Sd Limousine. That was when the successful era of car manufacturing began. After merging with Škoda Plzen in 1925, great development followed.

Petrof pianos

The company was established in 1864 by Antonín Petrof, originally a joiner, and the biggest piano manufacturer in Europe has borne his name to the present. Currently, Petrof, based in Hradec Králové, is managed by the fifth generation of this family.