Company History

Since over 60 years successful in business

1963

Foundation of a horticultural sales association to promote the sales of azaleas, ericas, camellias and callunas as a registered association. Number of members at foundation: 24 producers.

1968

Transformation into a limited company. First export business to Norway and Italy.

1971

Purchasing of first premises in Bremen and erection of a marketing – and. First agencies abroad in Norway, Italy, Austria and France. First overseas exports.

1980

Sale of the old company grounds and purchase of new premises with today’s address. Building of a new marketing hall and office building. Total area: 9.000sqm, hall area: 800sqm. Acquisition of Container Centralen Odense´s representation for North Germany

1991

Extension of a warehouse and cold store of 600sqm.

1992

Cofounders and associates of the Palettino-multi way-pool Ltd. Adding of nursery products and potplants to our portfolio.

1996

Renovation of our hall – and office space.

1998

Development of marketing in overseas and Eastern Europe.

2001

Close sales contacts for marketing in Asia.

2002

Close sales contacts to Russia.

2003

Revision of the company´s complete IT-system, including the development of an internal computer-programm Lion to connect all suppliers.

2005

Enlargement of the existing loading hall and erection of four additional loading ramps. Increase and expansion of essential good sales for producers.

2006

Expansion of premises by 2.000sqm.

2008

Approval as AEO-F certified company.

2012

Transition to a new goods economy system.

2013

50 years company anniversary. Launch of a new carrier system.

2014

Another extension of the loading hall with modernising and erection of new loading ramps.

2015

We have changed our official company name and are from October called:
mvb plants worldwide -
Marktverband Bremen GmbH