Dzintars has been known for innovation since the company was founded in 1849. Using only natural ingredients, Dzintars produces cosmetics, perfumes and make-up, all developed in the company’s research laboratory. Dzintars often produces products for other companies to market under their own labels. Dzintars has earned over 100 patents and Chairman of the Board Prof. Ilya Gerchikov has obtained 159 patents of his own.
The company is certified ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 11716 and GMP Goodman Manufactory Practice. Prof. Ilya Gerchikov says, “All our products compare to those of the best companies in the world. We have many specialists working for Dzintars to test every product in every aspect, and we have made major investments in the latest equipment and technologies. We put the accent on innovation. We do not outsource technologies and ideas; all our products are created within the company.”
Dzintars exports around 70% of its production and has 50 sales outlets in Latvia as well as a well-developed network of franchises in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and other countries. Prof. Ilya Gerchikov concludes, “Our competitive edge is that we make products that are better than others as well as cheaper, and we do it every day.”