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.
Founding of briz coffee.
Founding of briz coffee, a joint venture in the coffee trade.
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.
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.
Sale of Lauwers N.V.
Sale of the Lauwers company to the Danis group.
Acquisition of GGT by Euro-Silo.
Euro-Silo acquires Ghent Grain Terminal (GGT) at the Port of Ghent.
Acquisition of Lauwers N.V.
Acquisition of the cattle feed company Lauwers N.V. A pig herd with its own independent farms is added.
Founding of Euro-Silo N.V., a storage and transhipment firm at the Port of Ghent.
Split between the Izegem branch of the family (trade) and the Ooigem branch (cattle feed producer).
Founding of Vanden Avenne Izegem N.V. at Izegem by Medard Vanden Avenne, one of Zéno’s sons.