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.
Reinhold Kalvelage founds the Futtermühle (Feed Mill) in Höltinghausen.
The construction of a turkey slaughterhouse in the town of Garrel lays the foundation for today's company.
The founder Mr Kalvelage renames his company as Heidemark.
In Bernhard Kalvelage, the second family generation moves to the top of the Heidemark company.
Heidemark lays the foundation stone for the successful turkey farming operations.
The company establishes a parent stock and hatching egg production facility.
Heidemark takes over the slaughterhouse in Ahlhorn.
Company management is turned over to the third generation, Christopher Kalvelage.
Increased internationalisation with various new locations in Europe.