In the early 1990’s Derrick Hannah decided to set up his new confectionary company specializing in children’s sweets based in Glasgow and Dexters was born.
It grew from strength to strength until Mr Hannah decided to sell the company and when the owners decided they wanted to dispose of the Dexters brands in 2016, it was Kervan Gida that was lucky enough to acquire them.
Kervan have since developed on the innovation that Dexters was known for and we have created a range of products that cater for a large audience with new items coming to the market on a regular basis and we will continue to develop Dexters as part of the Kervan family.
Established in 1995, on a 450 square meter indoor facility Kervan Gida is now one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of confectionery products in Turkey. Having 50,000 square meter standard plant which is equipped with advanced production technology and with more than 100 thousand tons yearly production capacity, Kervan Gida has been awarded ISO9001-2000, BRC, AIB and IFS certifications.
With its dynamic Research & Development Department, 750 well trained workers, hygienic environment and high technology machineries, Kervan Gida is aiming to provide superior quality products and service that exceed the customers’ expectations. The company’s main philosophy is to continuously strengthen its presence both in local and international market with an understanding of “the best quality and the maximum customer satisfaction”, “permanent updating of the last technologic innovations”, “new production lines and new brands”.
Kervan Gida’s distribution system is mostly tuned to meet the needs of today’s demanding markets in UK and abroad.Kervan Gida’s export company DUNYA 93 has succeeded to introduce the company’s products through its exclusive agents in 80 countries. SISTEM MARKETING COMPANY, reaching 60.000 points with its 300 vehicles, enables local distributors to sell efficiently in home markets.
Kervan Gida , the most significant supplier and producer of jelly is quickly advancing into the world market with its Dexters brand.
Kervan Gida has aimed to become one of the three most important candy companies in the world and in Turkey with its skilled management, innovative research and development work, modern understanding of production, environmental policies and modern communication technologies which suit the current and ever-changing consumer demands.
Initially producing gum,Kervan Gida increased its scope and began jelly production in 1998. Since 2005,Kervan Gida has been the first to introduce licorice and new types of jelly to Turkey after closely following the international candy industry.