Michael and Margarethe Adler from Viernheim and their family take over the former Hugel Inn and butcher shop in Lindenstraße in Bonndorf.
TIME TRAVEL WITH THE FAMILY
Son Hans takes over the butchery and the inn with his wife Liesel. The range of sausages is expanded.
In the 50’s begins the shipment of Black Forest smoked products.
Peter Adler is the first to launch the Black Forest Ham.
The Adler inn is closed. The slaughterhouse and cutting plant are built on the current company premises.
Foundation of Hans Adler OHG Schwarzwälder Fleischwaren. Son Peter Adler becomes co-partner and systematically promotes the production of smoked products.
The logo the “Adler rhombus” becomes a brand symbol.
Hans Adler leaves the company for reasons of age (+ 1976) and son Hansjörg joins the family business as a partner.
The first portion of “Black Forest ham sliced” comes off the line in the self-service packaging.
Adler buys the companies Kinzigtäler Fleischwaren GmbH, Haslach and Schwarzwaldrauch GmbH, Achern, which were later renamed Schwarzwaldfleisch GmbH.
The specialization in ham products is further advanced by the construction of a ham-only plant in Achern and the foundation of Schinkenhof GmbH & Co. KG is further advanced.
Black Forest Ham is registered as a “protected geographical indication” (PGI) by the European Union in 1997.
Hans Adler OHG and Schinkenhof GmbH & Co. KG are certified according to the International Food Standard.
Schwarzwaldfleisch introduces the brand name Adler SchwarzwaldArt for the high-quality ADLER specialties and gifts.
Dr. Hansjörg Adler leaves the company, Peter Adler’s daughter Marie-Luise joins the family business as a partner.
Adler introduced an energy management system in accordance with DIN EN IS 50001:2011 in 2013 to optimize energy consumption.
Adler receives USDA approval and exports Black Forest Ham to the USA.
Hans Adler OHG is renamed Adler Schwarzwald GmbH & Co. KG.