The Success Story

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Founding

Founding of the “Westfälischen Süssrahm-Margarine-und Pflanzenbutter-Fabrik” (Westphalian sweet cream margarine and vegetable butter factory) by Wilhelm Lindemann for the manufacture of quality margarines for Westphalian households

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Expansion

Expansion of product range with cooking fats and baking margarine

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Own vehicles

Establishment of comprehensive national logistics network with own vehicles (WESTFALIA Frischdienst - fresh food transport services)

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Expansion of range

 

Extensive modernisation (two-shift system, IT-based production, warehouse, shipping) and expansion of range to include convenience products

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Own baking agent

Construction of own baking agent plant for production of baking mixtures, fillings and masses

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Rename

Renamed to “Westfälische Lebensmittelwerke Lindemann”

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Certification IFS

 Certification IFS

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Certification BRC

 Certification BRC

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Investment programme

Investment programme with expansion of storage tanks, production capacities and methods

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Certification RSPO

Certification RSPO. Since 2011 RSPO Certification (sustainable palm oil and palm oil products) on basis Mass Balance (since 2014: Basis Segregated)

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Opening of shop

 
Opening of shop on company site in Bünde

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Takeover

Takeover by Bunge, a leading American-based global company in the agriculture and food sector