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History

We have had a good year- more than 100 times.

NÖM has lived to see many things in its history of more than 100 years: expansions, consolidation, initial public offering and acquisitions. And everything has always been about continous success and the uncompromised freshness and quality of our dairy products. We will follow this for another 100 years. We can promise you that.

The “Lower Austrian Dairy Cooperative with Limited Liability”, which was founded by Franz von Pirko 1898, begins operations; Location: Vienna 20, Höchstädtplatz 5.

fru fru is actually the oldest yoghurt available on the Austrian Market. The exact beginning of fru fru’s history is unknown but at least it started in the 1920’s. One of the first testimonials was the famous soccer player Matthias Sindelar – and he really enjoyed fru fru.

Expansion through the acquisition of other companies and mergers with smaller dairy producers.

Establishment of Schärdinger Milch AG (later to become "NÖM ag") through the Schärdinger Dairy Association Cooperative with Limited Liability in 1140 Vienna. Introduction of Milchhof in 1140 Vienna to NÖM ag.

Schärdinger Milch AG IPO. Acquisition of WIMO in 1020 Vienna..

Consolidation of WIMO into the Lower Austrian Dairy Cooperative with Limited Liability. Establishment of Wien Milch AG.

Introduction of the Lower Austrian Dairy Cooperative into the Wien Milch AG. Purchase of Alpenmilchzentrale Trösch. Introduction of MOGROS (Baden, Wr. Neustadt, Hainfeld and Kirchschlag) and Mirimi (Prinzersdorf, St. Pölten, St. Georgen, and Pöggstall) to the Wien Milch AG. Purchase of shares of Slovakian dairy producer RAJO a.s. in Bratislava.

Introduction of Obergrafendorf and Mank dairy farms to Schärdinger Milch AG

Merger of Wien Milch AG and Schärdinger Milch AG. Introduction of the Zwettl dairy company, the Waldviertel milk union (Gmünd, Horn and Waidhofen/Thaya) and Ybbstal (Waidhofen/Ybbs).

Company name change from Schärdinger Milch AG to NÖM ag.

Move to Baden (Vienna) and commissioning of the Baden cold warehouse

Start of a reorganisation after heavy losses and a company structure consisting of many small dairies.

Entry into the export business and PET bottle technology. First foreign market: Germany.

Expansion of international trade throughout Europe.

Partnership with the German company Karwendel in the Italian market.

Acquisition of Mona GmbH with a subsidiary located in Hungary.

Today nöm ag in Baden is competitive throughout Europe and boasts international trade relations.

100 % acquisition of Italian interests. Entry into UHT range of milk products. Start of butter products manufacturing and specialty products served in pots.

Sale of NOM Dairy UK Ltd. Italy has removed Germany as the biggest export market of NÖM.

MONA Hungary is stopped. The operative business is being continued by NÖM Baden. Expansion of production with the quark and cream cheese range on the site in Baden.

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