RELIABILITY FROM THE VERY BEGINNING

Our claim to quality, our flexibility, our resilient know-how and our reliability are the result of our company development and focus on sustainability.

History

The history of Heidemark begins in the sixties with the Futtermühle (Feed Mill) in Höltinghausen. On the way to becoming Europe’s largest company in its sector, we have taken many groundbreaking development steps. Here you can see the most important milestones from more than half a century of Heidemark growth.

1965

Reinhold Kalvelage founds the Futtermühle (Feed Mill) in Höltinghausen.

1969

The construction of a turkey slaughterhouse in the town of Garrel lays the foundation for today's company.

1980

The founder Mr Kalvelage renames his company as Heidemark.

1985

In Bernhard Kalvelage, the second family generation moves to the top of the Heidemark company.

1993

Heidemark lays the foundation stone for the successful turkey farming operations.

2002

The company establishes a parent stock and hatching egg production facility.

2007

Heidemark takes over the slaughterhouse in Ahlhorn.

2015

Company management is turned over to the third generation, Christopher Kalvelage.

2017

Increased internationalisation with various new locations in Europe.