German car-electronics maker to invest EUR 140 mln in Polish plant | Poland becomes world’s leading exporter of waffles and wafers | Warsaw Bread Festival kicks off | Body of man found in stream in Gdańsk

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ZF, the German car-electronics maker, is set to invest EUR 140 mln in building a plant in the southern Polish city of Częstochowa by 2026, the company has said.

The firm also plans to double the plant’s annual sales, which currently amount to EUR 250 million, according to officials. The expansion is set to create 50 new jobs at the plant.

ZF’s Częstochowa plant produces electronic solutions for the automotive industry, including state-of-the-art cameras, radars and electronic master cylinders, among other equipment. It has a workforce of over 500 people.

In all, the ZF Group operates at 7 locations in Poland: Bielsko-Biała, Czechowice-Dziedzice, Częstochowa, Gliwice, Łódź, Warsaw and Wrocław, the company said. As of the end of 2022, its workforce in Poland totalled more than 11,000, according to officials.

Source – Polskie Radio

Poland has become the world’s leading exporter of waffles and wafers with 15% of the global market, data from the International Trade Center shows.

155 thousand tons of waffles and wafers were exported by Poland last year worth €833 million, representing a 17 percent increase in volume and a 33 percent increase in value, the latest data show. That secured Poland’s position as the world’s leading waffle exporter for the eighth year running.

Polish waffles and waffles reach as many as 106 countries worldwide, although they are mainly consumed by European Union citizens. Most sweets of this type were exported to Germany. The share of this country in the value of Polish exports of these products amounted to 17.8 percent, followed by Great Britain with 13.5 percent

Source – Polskie Radio

The Warsaw bread festival has been taking place this weekend, with bread enthusiasts able to try a variety of baked goods, talk to experts in the field of food technology, and participate in a variety of workshops.

For the twentieth time, bakers, folk artists, and folklore groups has come to the capital. A number of master bakers are present, as well as musical bands, including a singing group performing harvest songs and, of course, those about bread as it is the theme of the festival.

Source – Polskie Radio

And finally, a man’s body has been found in a pond filled by a stream that runs through the Oliwa and Przymorze districts of Gdańsk.

The man who was around 50 years’ old has been identified and foul play has so far been ruled out. A spokesman from the Gdańsk police station told Radio Gdańsk, police officers from the investigative group are working on site, under the supervision of the prosecutor and with the participation of a forensic expert.

Source – Radio Gdańsk


Today will see sunny spells in a moderate breeze with temperatures of 19 degrees Celsius (66 degrees Fahrenheit) during the day and 9 degrees overnight. Tomorrow will remain cloudy with sunny intervals and chances of showers in the afternoon in a moderate breeze and temperatures of 21 degrees during the day and 12 degrees overnight.

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