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A number of independent confectionery wholesalers join together in the Netherlands to form Lekkerland.

Ten regional confectionery wholesalers sign the foundation deed of Lekkerland Deutschland.

Three tobacco wholesalers from North Rhine-Westphalia merge to form tobaccoland.

Lekkerland Europa Holding GmbH is established. The Head Office is located in Frechen near Cologne.

Austria Tabak AG acquires 49 percent of the shares in tobaccoland.

Lekkerland International GmbH is founded in Frechen. The objective is to establish five regional wholesale centres.

Austria Tabak AG increases its shareholding in tobaccoland to 80 percent.

LEKKERLAND merges with the SÜGRO specialist trading group.

LEKKERLAND acquires 35 percent of McLane Espana S.A.

Austria Tabak takes over 100 percent of the shares in tobaccoland.

The specialist wholesale companies Lekkerland and tobaccoland merge to form convenience specialist Lekkerland-tobaccoland GmbH & Co. KG, Frechen.

The five regional centres of Lekkerland and Lekkerland Deutschland are merged to form a single company.

Lekkerland takes over the 35 percent shareholding of McLane International Inc., Temple, Texas in McLane España.

The shareholding is bundled in Gilden Holding, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lekkerland Europa Holding.

Lekkerland - tobaccoland GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, acquires all the shares in Lekkerland Europa Holding GmbH.

The shareholding in Lekkerland Schweiz AG increases from 50 to 100 percent.

Lekkerland-tobaccoland GmbH & Co. KG is renamed as Lekkerland GmbH & Co. KG and acquires the majority of the shares in Lekkerland Austria.

Lekkerland acquires the majority of the shares in the Polish convenience wholesaler MILO S.A.

The German business and the Group holding company are separated.

The holding company is renamed Lekkerland AG & Co. KG. The German operating business is transferred to Lekkerland Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG.

Launch of Lekkerland’s own foodservice division in Germany

Lekkerland Germany takes over its frozen food logistics itself

Lekkerland develops group-wide CR strategy

Anniversary 50 years of Lekkerland in Germany

Expansion of new product ranges at Lekkerland Germany

Launch of the Lekkerland ordering and information platform Lekkerland24 in Germany

Own CR representative coordinates the group’s commitment

Lekkerland Germany trains professional drivers

Lekkerland Netherlands opens 100th CIGO shop

Development of the new group-wide corporate strategy “Convenience 2020 – Agenda for Success”

Sale of the German subsidiary company Convenience Concept

German logistics prize from the Federal Logistics Association [Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL)] for the “Lekkerlogistik” multi-temperature concept

Separation of business activities in Eastern Europe

15-year anniversary of Lekkerland’s private label TAKE OFF

LEKKERLAND Schweiz AG focuses on environmentally-friendly rail transport in Ticino and western Switzerland

Launch of the e-cigarette in Germany

Lekkerland Netherlands receives Lean and Green Star Award for the reduction in its CO2 emissions

Lekkerland rolls out multi-temperature logistics to all national subsidiaries

Lekkerland (Schweiz) AG takes over the wholesale activities of the Oettinger Davidoff subsidiary Contadis AG in Switzerland

Lekkerland opens new logistics centers in Barcelona, Spain und Leipzig, Gemany

Patrick Steppe is named Chief Executive Officer of Lekkerland AG & Co. KG.

2017: Lekkerland shop concept Frischwerk® honoured by renowned industry association NACS.