History

History

1980

The company Herbafood Nahrungsmittel GmbH based in Neuenbürg, Germany was founded as a 100 % subsidiary of the world‘s largest apple pectin producer Herbstreith & Fox on 1 February 1980.
At a time when the outstanding nutritional importance of dietary fibers was unknown to broad levels of the population, the management sensed the strategic importance of this subject and realized it commercially

1988

In 1988 the Herbafood Nahrungsmittel GmbH moved its registered office to Ötigheim, a town located south of Karlsruhe and close to Rastatt. The new company facilities offered various possibilities of use for the young company.

1993

In 1993 the Headquarters of Herbafood Nahrungsmittel GmbH moved to Werder/Havel, the location of the multifunctional and efficient production site of the Herbstreith & Fox subsidiary Herbstreith & Fox GmbH Werder.

1995

The introduction of Herbacel® AQ Plus Apple and Citrus combined the nutritional advantages of dietary fibers with technological attributes that were unique up to then.

1997

The Herbafood Nahrungsmittel GmbH started its online presence with substantial and diversified information about the Herbafood products and its application.

1999

In 1999 the Herbafood homepage was revised and received a new design.

2000

The Sweetener product range was expanded with a new type. With the introduction of the new type Herbasweet® AS 02-A we succeeded in obtaining a sensory neutral product with a higher content of extract (78g/100g).

The company name of Herbafood Nahrungsmittel GmbH was changed to Herbafood Ingredients GmbH to accommodate a proceeding internationalisation and the growing relevance in the global market.

2001

Herbafood products are Kosher certificated.

The Herbafood Ingredients GmbH replenished its product program with other innovative dietary fibers. The company offers the widest range of dietary fibers in the market and provides the whole food and health food industry with nutritionally valuable and highly effective dietary fibers for all sorts of applications.

2003

Introduction of the new corporate design of Herbafood Ingredients GmbH
As a subsidiary of Herbstreith & Fox KG Pektin-Fabrik Neuenbürg, a global leading pectin manufacturer, the Herbafood Ingredients GmbH operated under the corporate design of the parent company up to 2003.
The new visual identity is part of a long-term corporate strategy.

2004

Introduction of quality management system in accordance with DIN ISO 9001:2000

2005

Herbafood celebrates its 25th anniversary

2007

Re-certification DIN ISO EN 9001:2000
Halal certification of Herbafood products

2009

herba cuisine – the latest product innovation herba cuisine represents a basic product for the sophisticated gastronomy that revolutionises the natural finish preparation of food with innovative food technology

2010

New Herbafood website goes online:
The new website of Herbafood Ingredients GmbH presents itself with a new design, elaborate functionality and a distinctive performance.
Fully in accordance with the corporate philosophy the image presents itselfs clearly and structured in a harmonic colouring and satisfies all along the line

2011

Presentation of this pure vegetable texturizer, neutral in colour and taste “BASIC textur®” to the market.

2014

Herbafood Ingredients GmbH obtains the Intergastra Innovation Prize 2014 (food category), Internorga Future Prize 2014 (category trendsetter product food and beverages) as well as the Brandenburg Innovation Prize 2014 (category food) for its product innovation BASIC textur® (Product division herba cuisine).

Herbstreith & Fox KG Pektin-Fabriken, Herbstreith & Fox GmbH and Herbafood Ingredients GmbH successfully passed the certification process according to the Food Safety System Certification Standard (FSSC 22000).

2015

Herbafood Ingredients GmbH obtains the 4. award for BASIC textur® (product division herba cuisine) – STAR AWARD 2015 (category: Food & Beverage)
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