The factory was later purchased by its former director, Achilles de Brito, and his brother Alfonso, who took control of the operations. In 1918, Ach Brito & Cª Lda. made its debut.
With a clear vision of the future, the brothers promoted a strategy that positioned their products in international markets. They began to use lithographs and hand-painted tags to add a more personal touch to their products, which together with their high quality, resulted in a significant commercial success abroad.
In the 1990s, the fourth generation of the family— loyal to the values of more than a century of tradition— decided to launch a line of exclusive products under the name of Claus Porto.
Claus Porto offers different products in a broad variety of fragrances: Liquid soap, fancy soaps for guests, hand soap (.150 gr.), and bath or shower soap (.350gr.), as well as scented candles and eau de cologne.
Highly appreciated worldwide, Claus Porto soaps are favorites of distinguished personalities such as the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, and Oprah Winfrey, among others. ■