Góa was founded on 1 January 1968. To begin with, the company produced only caramel but in 1973 began production of chocolate which has been the most popular product of the company thereafter. In 1993 two confectionaries merged of the country, Góa in Hafnarfjördur and Akureyri Linda, and in September 2002 bought Góa bought the business of Drift sf. Among the main products Gou, healthy starters, trendy, Prince, Florida, Brak, Lindubuff, Conga and Appolo licorice. Besides manufacturing the company into sweets distributed to groceries and distributors. Goa is the second biggest candy maker in the country. There are about 50 people and some of them have been with the company for over 40 years. Gou director is Helgi Vilhjálmsson.