What began in 1837 as a small family-owned feed store in Heiligenrode, Germany has grown to become one of the most successful groups in the pet food industry. For the past 180 years, pet owners have trusted Vitakraft products to help them provide their animal companions with the proper nutrition and care that they need and deserve.
Today, Vitakraft is a dynamic group of companies that operates successfully across Europe, North and South America, and Asia to bring top-quality pet care products to caregivers around the world. Skilled and committed staff from more than 20 countries work for the well-being of pets, and help to develop the trust that the Vitakraft brand inspires in millions of pet owners worldwide.
"With Love." is our guiding principle for both corporate philosophy and daily action, as it has remained throughout the many generations of Vitakraft. Every day, more than 1,600 dedicated employees work to ensure that each Vitakraft product is produced with care, to contribute to the long and healthy lives of pets around the world.
For more information about Vitakraft International, please visit www.vitakraft.com.
Relaunch Corporate Design of brand and product
Integration in the group Deuerer petfood
Opening of the new "Europe" Headquarters in Achim
Construction of another production site and a new Administration building in Achim
Construction of 24 distribution centres in West-Germany
Rebuilding of all branches after World War II
Heino Wührmann takes over managing responsibility in the 4th generation and creates the brand Vitakraft.
Formation of the company "Wührmann" by Heinrich Wührmann in Heiligenrode