History

2001 - Gerrit Lang founds Sonnentracht GmbH as an organic migratory apiary with 750 colonies.

2008 - Filling of the first coconut products (coconut oil)

2012 - (Feb.) Purchase of the buildings "Auf dem Dreieck 1" and modernization and expansion of the production facility as well as construction of the first bottling line for coconut products at the facility

2012 - (Sept.) Introduction of the private label "agava" with innovative syrup creations made from agave syrup, fruit concentrates, maple, chocolate, etc. in the natural food retail trade

2013 - Introduction of the product group "alternative sweeteners", e.g. rice sweetener, agave sweetener, grape sweetener, apple syrup as well as start of filling and processing of further coconut products such as coconut blossom sugar, coconut puree and coconut blossom syrup

2015 - (Nov.) Certification of the company according to IFS (International Food Standard).

2016 - (Nov.) SAP implementation

2016 - (Dec.) Certification of the plant according to IFS on higher level

2017 - (Jan.) Naturland partnership to secure global raw materials in terms of social, ethical and sustainable operations in the country of origin

2017 - (June) Purchase of neighboring land to expand production and storage areas to ensure growth for the future.