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History of Milchwerke "Mittelelbe"

Milchwerke “Mittelelbe” GmbH as it is today developed itself through bundling expert knowledge from a former sugar factory founded more than 100 years ago. Discover the development of Milchwerke Mittelelbe and its impressive company history.

1896

Everything started with a newly founded sugar factory in Stendal

 

1949

Founded in 1949 VEB Dauermilchwerke Stendal was the largest producer of dry milk powder and baby food in the DDR and for many other soviet countries as well.

 

1991

Since 1991 Milchwerke Mittelelbe form a part of the Krüger group. When Milchwerke Mittelelbe joined, entrepreneur Willibert Krüger gained a strategic function in the raw material indusytry as well as in the trade with valuable primary products.

 

1995

Spray dryer 1 was installed.
 

2000

Spray dryer 12 was installed.

 

2005

With the new cold aseptic bottling plant still beverages can be bottled into different sized bottles.
 

2009

The spray dryers 6,7 and 14 and the whole system for milk intake start operating.
 

2010

Cogeneration units start operating and thus efficiency in power generating increases while emissions decrease.

Winning the Contracting Award 2012 as the best energy efficiency project throughout Germany.