The history of the Martin Braun-Gruppe


We look back on decades of experience. 

The source of the Martin Braun-Gruppe goes back to 1874.
Within the years well-known companies joined the Martin Braun-Gruppe. Therefore, the group gained outstanding professional skills and takes a leading position in the supplier sector.

Our history


Martin Braun’s headquarters until 1971 in Linden Blumenauer Straße, Hanover

2021

Part of the Geschwister Oetker Beteiligungen KG

2020

Founding of Martin Braun-Gruppe Österreich GmbH in Austria, December 2020

2019

Founding of Martin Braun-Gruppe Hong Kong Limited in Hongkong on November 1st 2019

2018

Founding of Martin Braun OOO in Russia.

Acquisition of the company Diversi Foods.

2016

Joint Venture with the Turkish baking ingredients industry Polen Gida (Istanbul).

Top-Flavoring Compounds of Martin Braun: Sizilia, Combani and Caribia
2014

Acquisition of the company Delite BV (now Martin Braun Nederlands B.V.) in Kerkrade.

2013

New manufacturing facility in Central Poland (Grados).

2012

Acquisition of the fruit puree manufacturer Capfruit, Anneyron in France.

2010

Founding of Martin Braun Southeast Asia in Singapore.

2007

Takeover of the Italian company Cresco S.p.A..
Opening of the BACKFORUM in Hannover.

2006

Organisational merger into the Martin Braun-Gruppe in the area of "Food Service Baking" of the Oetker-Gruppe.
Founding of Martin Braun Kft. in Budapest, Hungary.

2005

Founding of Martin Braun Sp.zo.o in Warsaw, Poland.

2004

Takeover of the company Wolf ButterBack in Fürth.
Martin Braun takes over the company Arconsa (now Martin Braun S.A.) in Spain.

2003

The distribution of the Rau brand is assumed by C. Siebrecht Söhne KG.

2000

Expansion of the new logistics center on the factory premises.

1999

The environmental management receives certification pursuant to DIN EN ISO 14001.

The Beetle fleet for the field service.
1994

The quality management receives certification pursuant to DIN EN ISO 9001.

1993

Comprehensive expansion of the production facility.

1992

Agrano/Switzerland is taken over by the Oetker-Gruppe.

1990

The company is taken over by the Oetker-Gruppe.
After the German reunification, Martin Braun starts business activities in the new federal states.

1988

In the course of tapping new business areas, baking agents containing flour are manufactured in proprietary production for the first time.

1981

50-year anniversary of the Martin Braun company.
The company now has 170 employees and generates DM 51 million in revenues.

1973

Start of the collaboration with C. Siebrecht Söhne KG.

Company founder Martin Braun
1971

Relocation from Hanover-Linden to Hanover-Ricklingen.

1968

First export activities to Hungary and the Netherlands.

1948

The company’s headquarters moves to Hanover.

1931

Master confectioner Martin Braun founds the company "Feinbackbedarf Martin Braun" in Berlin.

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