How it all began...
AGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft is set up to act as the umbrella for the merged Austrian sugar and starch industries; the company operates the three sugar factories in Hohenau, Leopoldsdorf and Tulln, the potato starch factory in Gmünd as well as the maize starch factory in Aschach
Strategic alliance entered into with Germany's Südzucker AG Mannheim | Ochsenfurt, which is Europe's largest sugar enterprise
Entry into the Hungarian sugar industry and acquisition of a stake in Hungary's Hungrana maize starch and isoglucose factory
1991: Stock-exchange launch: 1,500,000 preference shares are listed in the Vienna stock exchange's B-Segment
Entry into the Czech market: takeover of one sugar factory in Hrušovany
Expansion of interests in Hungary: acquisition of Magyar Cukor AG
Purchase of a maize starch factory Tandarei
2003: Development of the group's third Segment Fruit with it's operating units AGRANA Juice and AGRANA Fruit
Complete takeover of Denmark's Vallø Saft A/S and acquisition of an initial stake in Austria's Steirerobst AG
2006: AGRANA acquires 100 % stake of Steirerobst
2008: Start of operations at the bioethanol plant in
Pischelsdorf | Austria
AGRANA expands its presence in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) with a joint-venture in fruit preparation in Egypt in addition to existing facilities in Turkey and South Africa.
Merger of AGRANA Juice Holding GmbH and Ybbstaler Fruit Austria GmbH to YBBSTALER AGRANA Juice GmbH
AGRANA opens wheat starch plant at site in Pischelsdorf | Austria
AGRANA opens new packaging centre in Kaposvár | Hungary
Acquisition of 100% of the shares in Main Process S.A., an Argentine producer of fruit preparations
Expansion of market position in Asia through the acquisition of the Indian fruit processing plant 'SAIKRUPA Fruit Processing Pvt. Ltd.'
Expansion of the company´s presence of fruit preparations in Algeria by acquiring 49% of shares in Elafruits SPA