Roladin is the largest chain of high quality bakeries and coffee shops in Israel, with 55 branches throughout the country. The manufacturing is situated in Kadima in the Sharon area.
Roladin started in 1987 as a dream of two brothers Kobi and Avi Hakak. Home made cakes were prepared by hand and sold from door to door .In 1989 the two brothers opened a shop in Ramat Hasharon .Their father,Menashe built the counters and the shelves. Their sister-in-law brought recipes from her mother, cakes were using a hand mixer. They also collected successful recipes from Aunt's and neighbors.With increased demand, and a growth in turnover and customers,they began to open additional branches in the centre of the country,some of these remained with the family and others were franchised.
Later Kobi undertook to manage the business, himself, while Avi became the initiator of new creative ideas.Avi completed advanced confectionary courses in France and Belgium. Over the years Roladin has established itself as the highest quality bakery in Israel that offers 150 different kinds of confectionery baked on the premises daily,cakes,quiches,breads and cakes-all hand made.
The peak demands for Roladin products are before Chagim(Jewish Holidays) where Roladin produce a new range of confectionary that is suitable for the Holidays,eg the "famous" Roladin doughnuts for Chanuka, range of Hamantashen for Purim , collection of "Kosher for Passover" cakes and more.
Much effort and creativity has been invested in the Roladin coffee shop menu in combining the catering and confectionery worlds. The menu, is reviewed annually .The majority of the items on the menu are from the bakery. Customers can eat breakfast with a selection of breads ,savory items, sweet confectionery baked on the premises, sandwiches from breads backed on the premises etc.
Even today with 55 branches spread from the north to the south, the high standard that Roladin prides itself in are due to the love of creativity, products that are hand made ,and the pedantry quality in every pastry that comes out of the oven.