Peter Heinrich Krücken founds in cologne the agency business for grain and flour
Albrecht Rudolf Paul Kuchenbuch is born in Großwanzleben (upper image)
Maria Kuchenbuch, given birth von Gimborn, is born (lower image)
Peter Heinrich Krücken commits the company to Albrecht Rudolf Paul Kuchenbuch
Werner Kuchenbuch is born
Paul Beuth is born
Oskar Peschken joins the company
Paul Beuth joins the company
Eberhard Kuchenbuch is born
Albrecht Rudolf Paul Kuchenbuch dies in the age of 71 years
Werner Kuchenbuch takes the management of the parent company in cologne
In Karlsruhe a branch office, which is transferred 1952 to Mannheim, is founded – Oskar Peschken takes the management
Werner Kuchenbuch dies in the age of 48 years
Eberhard Kuchenbuch joins the company (upper image, sitting)
Maria Kuchenbuch, given birth von Gimborn, dies in the age of 84 years
Transformation of the company to a general partnership
Jens Kuchenbuch is born (upper image, standing)
Oskar Peschken, managing director of the branch office Mannheim,leaves because of reasons of age
Paul Beuth dies in the age of 65 years (lower image)
Hans Schaefer joins the company. Under his leadership the company grows to be the largest private grain trader in the Rhineland
Jens Kuchenbuch joins the company
A sales office is opened in Könitz/Thüringen
The general partnership is transformed to a PLC & limited commercial partnership
Hans Schaefer retires - after 23 years and many years of Procuration
The brand “P.Krücken” is protected by the patent office in munich
Jens Kuchenbuch becomes a companion
The capital paid in is raised to 1.25 Million DM
Takeover of 25 percent of the shares of Agritrade Prag
HACCP-certification by the Dekra Stuttgart, certificate-number 71201007
To fullfill todays quality requirement, the company is checked by Dekra, Stuttgart on a yearly basis and the certificate is renewed resp. enhanced
The company fights for the environment and installs solar
cells on the roof of the central office in cologne
The managing partner Eberhard Kuchenbuch dies in the age of 70 years (see photo, sitting).
Jens Kuchenbuch becomes sole partner and manager (see photo, standing).
Erhard Tietze celebrates his early retirement after working
more than 14 years for the company P. Kruecken.
Elen Kuchenbuch is born
Certification to match the new GMP+ – B2 Standard
The activites of the branch office in Könitz/Thüringen are transferred to cologne.
Marianne Grieger goes into well-earned retirement. She was working for the company for 42 years.
Anna Kuchenbuch is born – the 5th generation.
Siegfried Friedrich completes the team of traders
Participation in Agritrade Prag is raised by 7,8% to 32,8% in total
The company Agritrade Georgia in Tiflis is founded.
The “good soul”, Annely Kuchenbuch, dies on 3rd of march 2014.
The spice activities are expanded. In addition to saffron, other spices are added to the range
The corona crisis also reaches Germany. The company reacts very quickly and supplies supermarket
On 21.10 the longtime employee Erhard Tietze dies
Siegfried Friedrich retires at the age of 71
Ramon Höschler receives award as best apprentice of his year
The company is awarded as one of the best training companies
The continuous expansion of the division "commercial real estate" is going on. On this day, the company acquires the party location "Kokett" with a hotel business