History

Families Rogge and Söbbeke have set their wits to dairy farming in the Münsterland-area for more than 100 years.

Take a look at a few impressions of the history of our company.

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  • Around 1900
  • 1929
  • 1950
  • 1957
  • 1968
  • 1988
  • 1992
  • 1995
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
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Around 1900
Around 1900  

The dairy factory was founded by dairy farmers

1929

Dairy factory directors Heinrich and Franz Rogge bought the dairy factory

Molkerei Gebrüder Rogge was founded

1929  
1950
1950  

The dairy factory was taken over by Hildegard and Heinrich Söbbeke.

1950  
1957

Construction of a new dairy distribution centre in Gronau

1968
1968  

Construction of a new dairy factory in Gronau-Epe

1968  
1988
1988  

The organic dairy factory Söbbeke was founded by Paul Söbbeke, the grandchild of Heinrich Rogge.

1992
1992

Söbbeke organic produce can be found in all German organic food stores.

1995

Construction of the new cheese dairy Dorfkäserei Söbbeke in village of Rosendahl-Holtwick

1995  
2002
2002

Launch of the new commercial product Joghurt auf Frucht (yogurt on fruit)

2003
2003  

Dairy factory Söbbeke no longer processes conventional milk, making it the first and only 100% organic dairy factory in Germany

2004
2004  

expansion of Dorfkäserei of Rosendahl-Holtwick

2005
2005

All fruit-yogurts are free from additives and preservatives

Doubling of output capacity for yogurt produce

2006
2006  

Changeover to heat production from renewable sources

2007
2007

Construction of a new production plant and introduction of a new bottling machine for desserts

Redesign of market image “Söbbeke - Die Biomolkerei!”

2009
2009

Redesign of market image “Söbbeke - Die Biomolkerei!”

2010
2010  

Energy conservation and capacity expansion through the construction and operation of the new central cleaning facility.

2011
2011  

Launch of the new yogurt line “deutsche Obstbauern” (German fruit farmers) - a product which exclusively uses locally produced primary products. A close cooperation between dairy farmers, dairy factories and fruit producers is achieved.

2011  
2012
2012  

Complete changeover to purchasing green electricity only

2013
2013   2013  

Anniversary year: 25 years of “Bio-Molkerei-Söbbeke”

Relaunch of the brand into “Paul’s Biomolkerei”

2013  
2014
2014  

Redesigning of the products into the new logo

“Paul’s Biomolkerei”

 

New up-to-date internet presence