Wilhelm Reuss stands for quality from Germany and the Netherlands
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Wilhelm Reuss stands for quality from Germany and the Netherlands, with roots dating back more than 100 years.
Wilhelm Reuss has been part of the KRÜGER GROUP since 1987, which, together with further acquisitions of other production facilities and excellent quality and entrepreneurial skills, has led to strong and steady growth. With our 600 employees, we stand for outstanding expertise in hazelnut, chocolate, and milk creams – and we are the world’s market leader in the private label sector for hazelnut chocolate spreads.
Foundation of today’s Wilhelm Reuss GmbH & Co. KG as a trading company for tea and coffee under the name G. L. Schoener in Bremen
Acquisition of G. L. Schoener by Mr. Wilhelm Reuss
Wilhelm Reuss GmbH & Co. KG is founded in Berlin and the production site in Sonnenallee, Berlin-Neukölln is opened
Wilhelm Reuss GmbH & Co. KG becomes part of the KRÜGER GROUP
The first production of hazelnut chocolate spreads
Acquisition of the hazelnut chocolate spreads product division by Inca Consumer Products B.V.
Acquisition of the cocoa product division by Georg Schmidt GmbH
Acquisition of Winsenia Nahrungsmittelwerke GmbH & Co. KG in Winsen (Luhe), a subsidiary company for hazelnut chocolate spreads and industrial semi-finished products of Schwartau
Acquisition of the nut-nougat creams product division of Hügli Food s.r.o.
Market leader for private label products in the area of bread spreads. In Berlin and Winsen 65,000 tons of spreads are produced every year.
Acquisition of the hazelnut chocolate spreads product division and the Penotti brand from Peeters Produkte B.V. in Roosendaal (Netherlands), a subsidiary of Zentis
With 600 employees in Berlin, Winsen, and Roosendaal, Wilhelm Reuss GmbH & Co. KG produces about 120,000 tons of spreads and finished products per year and so has an annual turnover of around €280 million