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The Heck mill in Gondelsheim around 1910

History

Sweet & Lucky: Tradition and craftwork taken into the future.

um 1910

Ferdinand Christian Heck takes on the Heck Mill in Gondelsheim in 1914 and in 1920 sits the master’s examination in the milling craft.

1945

Richard Ferdinand Heck (our grandpa), takes over the Heck Mill from his father Ferdinand and subsequently also sits the master’s examination.

1963

The first grain silo at 32 meters high is built.

1967

Willi Brauch (our father) sits the master’s examination.

1981

The second grain silo at 45 metres is built, with a storage capacity for several thousand tons of grain. Subsequent conversion of the grain mills to daily output of 40 tons. 

1985

Dog and horse biscuit production starts.

1989

Our parents, Angelika and Willi Brauch, take on the mill.

1998

Viktoria Brauch sits the master’s examinatio.

2001

Vierling Verpackungssysteme GmbH film printing business in Rosenheim is bought.

Weihnachten 2002

Nan and Tom Casper from the USA send a Christmas package with fortune cookies in it. The fortune cookie idea is born!

13. Februar 2003

13 February 2003 – Sweet & Lucky GmbH start-up.

Oktober 2003

First baking machine starts operation; fortune cookie production begins.

November 2003

Our first large-scale order for the food retail trade is delivered.

2004

Move into the new production hall with double the production capacity in 2004.

IFS Food Logo

2006

Audit according to the IFS Food Standard in 2006 – passed with Higher Level.

Bio nach EU-Öko-Verordnung Logo

2008

Organic certification in 2008 – now we can also bake fortune cookies in organic quality!

Seit 2008

Continuous expansion of production capacities and extensive investments in automation.

2015

Complete automation of the packaging area in 2015.

2019

A further production site to extend production capacities is opened in 2019.

Vegan Logo

2020

V-Label in 2020 – our fortune cookies may carry the Vegan Label.

2020

All production sites are now certified according to the IFS Food Standard – Higher Level.

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