Historia

Our history has its origins in the archipelago: the Canary Islands. A story built by many people who, over time, have dedicated all their efforts, their desire, their ideas and their imagination to create a brand that provides small moments of pleasure and excitement to children and adults.

1960

  • 1960
  • Grupo Kalise is founded in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, starting the production of ice cream under the KALISE brand.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 1966
  • The famous CORNETS, currently PIVOT, made their first appearance, which was a great novelty, generating great expectations in Canarian consumers.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 1967
  • The company is established in Seville with its own factory and with several Delegations and Distributors

1970

  • 1973
  • Yoghurt manufacturing begins at the Las Palmas factory
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 1975
  • The CUSTARD begins to be manufactured, and in a short time they become an essential dessert in Canarian homes.
1960 fundación Kalise

1980

  • 1980
  • The first Vanilla Sandwich is born, the most emblematic ice cream of all the years in the history of Kalise
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 1982
  • Over a million pieces of EXTRAL LONG VANILLA SANDWICH ice cream sold
1960 fundación Kalise

1990

  • 1990
  • A strategic alliance is signed with EFFEN ESPAÑA - MARS HELADOS, starting its brands of BARRAS HELADAS MARS, SNICKERS, TWIX, and BOUNTY to be distributed by GRUPO KALISE, forming part of its Ice Cream Catalog.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 1999
  • Grupo Kalise Menorquina was born as a result of the merger of large companies with a strong ice cream tradition and dairy desserts, under the Kalise and Menorquina brands, becoming the first national manufacturer with fully Canarian capital.
1960 fundación Kalise

2000

  • 2003
  • The image of KALISE evolves, launching a new, more dynamic and modern logo.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2004
  • A strategic alliance is signed with GENERAL MILLS IBERICA - HELADOS HAAGEN DAZS, starting its different formats for the HOME channel, and others for the IMPULSO channel, to form part of its Ice Cream Catalog, and distributed in the Canary Islands by GRUPO KALISE.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2008
  • Kalise becomes Official Sponsor of Club de Baloncesto Gran Canaria
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2008
  • Kalise obtains the recognition of the International Ice Cream Consortium by winning the award for the best ice cream of 2008 with the Tufo Plus Yogurt with Forest Fruits.
1960 fundación Kalise

2010

  • 2010
  • The advertising relationship with Andrés Iniesta begins, an excellent footballer who shares Kalise's great values: closeness, dynamism and innovation
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2012
  • Cone Addiction without added sugars becomes the best Innovative Ice Cream of 2012 and is awarded the Grand Prize for Product of the Year in a contest with the direct vote of consumers.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2012
  • Trufo Plus Almendrado, the sales leader in the Chocolates category, wins the 2012 Flavor Grand Prize. It is the only quality certification for the food sector based exclusively on the taste qualities of the products, which are tested and approved. by consumers.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2013
  • The sponsorship relationship with the Club de Futbol Unión Deportiva de Las Palmas begins with great notoriety and achieving the best brand awareness results.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2015
  • The fun ice cream is made in the form of “Trancas y Barrancas”, the characters of the Atresmedia television program Hormiguero El Helado became a resounding success!
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2016
  • KALISE became the ice cream brand of the SPANISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE during the 2016/17 season.In this way, it had an advertising presence in La Liga competitions and media, including football stadiums, digital media, social networks, mobile applications and corporate events.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2017
  • The Group's Menorquina split takes place, remaining as Grupo Kalise S.A.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2018
  • ORIGEN, the innovative range of yoghurts, is awarded with the 2018 Flavor Grand Prize
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2019
  • This year, VANILLA EXTRA LONG SANDWICH reaches a historical sales figure of 100 million pieces.
1960 fundación Kalise
  • 2018
  • ORIGEN, the innovative range of yoghurts, is awarded with the 2018 Flavor Grand Prize
1960 fundación Kalise

2020 and until today: Grupo Kalise S.A. It is an industry that manufactures a portfolio of 330 references in it, of which 170 ice creams correspond to different formats of Ice Creams for the Impulse, Home, and Catering channels, and another 160 references for Yogurt and Desserts.

Currently GRUPO KALISE, S.A. with a large own commercial distribution network in all the Canary Islands, with which more than 12,000 points of sale are served directly. Likewise, it serves the national and international market through an extensive network of Distributors, implementing the KALISE brand and its different products following the commercial implementation strategies suggested by it.

Since our inception, four main pillars have supported our activity: RECOGNITION, INNOVATION, QUALITY AND SERVICE, allowing us to be at the level of other renowned and world-renowned competitors in the sector.

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Our history has its origins in the archipelago: the Canary Islands. A story built by many people who, over time, have dedicated all their efforts, their desire, their ideas and their imagination to create a brand that provides small moments of pleasure and excitement to children and adults.

1960

Grupo Kalise is founded in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, starting the production of ice cream under the KALISE brand.

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1966

The famous CORNETOS, current PIVOT, made their first appearance, which was a great novelty, generating great expectations in Canarian consumers

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1967

The company is established in Seville with its own factory and with several Delegations and Distributors

1973

Yoghurt manufacturing begins at the Las Palmas factory

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1975

The CUSTARD begins to be manufactured, and in a short time they become an essential dessert in Canarian homes.

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1980

The first Vanilla Sandwich is born, the most emblematic ice cream of all the years in the history of Kalise

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1982

Over a million pieces of EXTRAL LONG VANILLA SANDWICH ice cream sold

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1990

A strategic alliance is signed with EFFEN ESPAÑA - MARS HELADOS, starting its brands of BARRAS HELADAS MARS, SNICKERS, TWIX, and BOUNTY to be distributed by GRUPO KALISE, forming part of its Ice Cream Catalog.

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1999

Grupo Kalise Menorquina was born as a result of the merger of large companies with a strong ice cream tradition and dairy desserts, under the Kalise and Menorquina brands, becoming the first national manufacturer with fully Canarian capital.

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2003

The image of KALISE evolves, launching a new, more dynamic and modern logo.

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2004

A strategic alliance is signed with GENERAL MILLS IBERICA - HELADOS HAAGEN DAZS, starting its different formats for the HOME channel, and others for the IMPULSO channel, to form part of its Ice Cream Catalog, and distributed in the Canary Islands by GRUPO KALISE.

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2008

Kalise becomes Official Sponsor of Club de Baloncesto Gran Canaria

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2008

Kalise obtains the recognition of the International Ice Cream Consortium by winning the award for the best ice cream of 2008 with the Trufo Plus Yogurt with Forest Fruits.

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2010

The advertising relationship with Andrés Iniesta begins, an excellent footballer who shares Kalise's great values: closeness, dynamism and innovation

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2012

Cone Addiction without added sugars becomes the best Innovative Ice Cream of 2012 and is awarded the Grand Prize for the Product of the Year in a contest that rewards innovation in consumer products with the direct vote of consumers

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2012

Trufo Plus Almendrado, the sales leader in the Chocolates category, wins the 2012 Flavor Grand Prize. It is the only quality certification for the food sector based exclusively on the taste qualities of the products, which are tested and approved. by consumers.

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2013

The sponsorship relationship with the Club de Futbol Unión Deportiva de Las Palmas begins with great notoriety and achieving the best brand awareness results.

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2015

Ice cream is made in the form of “Trancas y Barrancas”, the characters of the Atresmedia television program Hormiguero El Helado becomes a resounding success!

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2016

KALISE becomes the ice cream brand of the SPANISH FOOTBALL LEAGUE

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2017

The Group's Menorquina split takes place, remaining as Grupo Kalise S.A.

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2018

ORIGEN, the innovative range of yoghurts, is awarded with the 2018 Flavor Grand Prize

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2019

This year, VANILLA EXTRA LONG SANDWICH reaches a historical sales figure of 100 million pieces.

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2020 and until today: Grupo Kalise S.A. is a company that manufactures an assortment of 330 delicious products. 170 ice creams and 160 yogurts & desserts distributed in different formats and flavors to satisfy the varied tastes of our demanding consumers and to continue adding moments together either on the beach, in your favorite restaurant or in the comfort of your home

At the moment Kalisehas its own large commercial distribution network in all the Canary Islands, which serves more than 12,000 points of sale directly (yes, there are more Kaliseros every day). Similarly, an extensive network of distributors expands its products to all national and international markets, following the commercial implementation strategies of a tireless human team.

From the beginning, to the present, and to continue this timeline indefinitely, it is worth highlighting four pillars that support the company and allow it to keep up with other world-renowned competitors in the sector: RECOGNITION, INNOVATION, QUALITY AND SERVICE. And remember ... KALISE FOR EVERYONE.

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