History GETI WILBA

1952

Georg Timmermann founds a poultry abattoir (GETI-Feinkost Georg Timmermann GmbH).

1961

Heinz Wilhelm Bargmann opens a retail shop belonging to the EDEKA group. Shortly afterwards, he begins to sell game (Wild-Bargmann GmbH).

1972

Georg Timmermann produces the first frozen chicken fricassee.

1973

Heinz Wilhelm Bargmann begins to process hare in Azul (Argentina).

1984

Merger of both family companies

1990

Start of Südzucker participation in the company

1992

Acquisition of the premises in Cuxhaven

1995

GETI WILBA becomes a 100% subsidiary of Südzucker and is integrated into Schöller Holding.

1998

Acquisition of the Adlersreuth estate in the Allgäu region, Germany

2002

Nestlé acquires Schöller Holding.

2008

Management buy out; main shareholder: HANNOVER Finanz Group

2009

Acquisition of game processors Brodersen & Köver

2011

Merger with Josef Maier GmbH & Co. KG, Bad Wörishofen

2015

Re-focusing: GETI WILBA GmbH & Co. KG