- The two French bakery factories of Smilde Bakery are sold to French companies.
|2010 || |
- Royal Smilde announces sponsorship Olympia’s Tour 2010, a cycle match for young international talent through the Netherlands in six days.
- FanoFineFood and Romi Smilfood progressing together as Smilde Foods
- Smilde Foods concentrates the production of salads in Oosterwolde.
|2009 || |
- Closing down of the factory of FanoFineFood in Oldenzaal, where chilled easy-to-prepare meals were produced.
|2008 || |
- Smilde Bakery sells cheese biscuits to Euro Pâtisserie.
|Summer 2007 || |
|2006 || |
- Smilde Bakery sells ‘traditional biscuit’ assortment to Dutch Van Doorn Bakery and closes the plant at Bodegraven
|2005 || |
- Business Unit Bakery starts operating under the name Smilde Bakery.
- Smilde Bakery buys bakery activities of Dutch CSM's subsidiary Unipro, known as deGoede
|2004 || |
- Take-over of FanoFineFood BV in Oosterwolde.
|2003 || |
- Take-over of the bakery Van Welzen BV in Bodegraven.
|2001 || |
- Selling of the business unit Fresh Chilled (FanoFineFood BV) by management buy-out.
|2000 || |
- Closing down of the fat melting activities in Heerenveen.
|1998 || |
- Start of building new factory in Eindhoven.
- The amalgamation of Romi and Smilfood: Romi Smilfood.
- Ending of the production of the fat melting factory in Heerenveen.
|1996 || |
- Building of a new factory in Elsholz Berlin; the Brandenburger Fettschmelze in co-operation with Robert Unkel GmbH.
- Take-over of the bakery factory Patisserie Renaissonaise in France.
- Take-over of the producer of fresh chilled meals and meal components Profood in Oldenzaal.
- Take-over of the company Subliem in Belgium.
|1992 || |
- Take-over of the bakery factory Les Délices du Palais in Septeuil, France.
|1988 || |
- Smilde Holding receives the predicate Royal and is renamed to Royal Smilde.
- End of the activities in the sugar work branch by the selling of Frisia.
- New fat melting factory in Erolzheim, South Germany.
|1986 || |
- Take-over of the Rotterdamse Margarine Industrie (Romi).
- Purchase of the second fat melting company Fondoirs Gachot in Strassbourg, France.
|1981 || |
- Take-over of the bakery Pruvé in Edam.
|1980 || |
- Take-over of the salad company FineFood in Emmen.
|1979 || |
- Take-over of Fano B.V. in Oosterwolde.
- Purchase of the fat melting factory in Romans/Lyon in France.
|1978 || |
- Building of the new factory Smilfood in Heerenveen (an amalgamate of margarine production and replacing of bakery).
- Start activities in the snack branch by take-over of Albert van Zoonen in Schagen.
- Take-over of the refinery De Oosterenk in Epe.
- Opening of a new factory in Biebesheim/Frankfurt, Germany.
|1977 || |
- Take-over of the margarine factory Nederveen in Den Bosch.
|1976 || |
- Opening of a new fat melting factory in Eindhoven (production of Nijmegen, Breda and Kerkrade are transferred to Eindhoven).
|1974 || |
- Take-over of the margarine company Batava in Nijmegen. Take-over of the sugar work company Frisia in Irnsum.
- Take-over of the Central Bakery Schoterland.
|1973 || |
- Take-over of the margarine company De Rijnstreek in Bodegraven.
- Take-over of the fat melting company Havimex in Kerkrade.
- Start activities in the sugar work branch by take-over of Tangara.
- Building of a new fat melting factory in Bockhorst, Germany.
|1972 || |
- Smilde Holding BV replaces Mildis Holding; all incorporated companies are changed into limited companies.
- Take-over of Benninga’s Friesche Margarine Fabrieken, Leeuwarden.
|1970 || |
- Take-over of the fat melting company Van der Jagt, Breda.
|1969 || |
- Take-over of the fat melting company Hoogenhout in Nijmegen, Gelderland.
|1968 || |
- Together with Smeding and the NPM, the forming of Mildis Holding; extension of the melting capacity plus start of new activities in margarine and refining of vegetable oils.
- Arend Smilde (son of Dirk Smilde) starts working in the company (fifth generation).
|1966 || |
- Opening of new fat melting factory in Oudeschoot, Heerenveen-Zuid.
|1965 || |
- First depot opened in Bardel, Germany. Start fat melting factory in Bockhorst, Germany.
|1964 || |
- Take-over of the fat melting factory Jellema in Leeuwarden. The production is transferred to Heerenveen.
|1963 || |
- Start of building a new factory in Oudeschoot (Heerenveen-Zuid).
|1963 || |
- Purchase of the sister-company Gebr. Smilde, Rotterdam which was closed several years later; the trade- and depot functions are taken over by the depot in Zoetermeer.
|1961 || |
- Opening of a new fat melting factory in Apeldoorn.
|1957 || |
- Opening of the first depot in Broek in Waterland.
|1954 || |
- Dirk Smilde is appointed as co-director in Heerenveen next to his father.
|1945 || |
- Dirk Smilde (fourth generation) starts working in the factory in Heerenveen.
|1941 || |
- Start of collecting and melting of raw fats.
|1930 || |
- Take-over of a fat melting factory in Maubeuge, France.
|1923 || |
- Building of a new fat melting factory in Rotterdam.
|1914 || |
- Building (replacing) of a fat melting factory in Brussels, Belgium.
|1908 || |
- Closing of the factory in Harlingen. Continuing export activities and start of fat melting factory in Rotterdam by Jan Smilde.
|1905 || |
- Opening of a fat melting factory in Brussels, Belgium by Roelof Smilde.
|1902 || |
- Natura beef fat is submitted to the trade register. Natura is awarded a prize for the first time.
|1898 || |
- Purchase of slaughterhouse in Harlingen. Foundation of a partnership under firm Gebr. Smilde by three sons of the founder: Sybren, Jan and Roelof Smilde.
|1863 || |
- Purchase of the first company building at the Heerenwal in Heerenveen where a slaughterhouse is established.