History

2014

24-03 Administrative office moves from Izegem to Kortrijk.

Administration department of the Izegem site moves to Kortrijk.

10-03 Name change

Vanden Avenne Izegem nv has changed its name to Vanden Avenne Commodities nv.

2012

Founding of briz coffee.

Founding of briz coffee, a joint venture in the coffee trade.

2008

Founding of Alco Bio Fuel.

Founding of Alco Bio Fuel, a bio-ethanol producer with a capacity of 200,000m3, in a joint venture with Alco Group, AVEVE and Wal.Agri.

2007

Founding of Bioro.

Founding of Bioro, a bio-diesel producer with a current capacity of 300,000 tonnes, in a joint venture with Cargill and Biodiesel holding.

2004

Sale of Lauwers N.V.

Sale of the Lauwers company to the Danis group.

1992

Acquisition of GGT by Euro-Silo.

Euro-Silo acquires Ghent Grain Terminal (GGT) at the Port of Ghent.

1982

Acquisition of Lauwers N.V.

Acquisition of the cattle feed company Lauwers N.V. A pig herd with its own independent farms is added.

1969

Euro-Silo NV.

Founding of Euro-Silo N.V., a storage and transhipment firm at the Port of Ghent.

1962

Split

Split between the Izegem branch of the family (trade) and the Ooigem branch (cattle feed producer).

1923

Founding

Founding of Vanden Avenne Izegem N.V. at Izegem by Medard Vanden Avenne, one of Zéno’s sons.