Our story of success

From the GDR's King of Stock Pastes to Europe's leading manufacturer of organic ready-made meals.

  • Erfurter Nahrungsmittelfabrik Historie

    September 1990

    Takeover of the Erfurt food plant in Thuringia and launch of the Erfurt food facto-ry in Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 45, 99096 Erfurt.

  • 01.09.1993

    Founding of NABA GmbH
    Manufacture and sales of building materials and foods.

  • Herstellung Bio-Lebensmittel Gierstädt

    June 29, 1994

    Relocation from Erfurt to Gierstädt to a newly constructed food plant in the cen-tre of the fruit-growing region “Fahner Höhe”, a multifunctional food plant with a production area of approximately 2000 m².

  • 1995

    First organic production for the Erntesegen brand (spreads, liquid herbal season-ing, pastes).

  • 1996

    And off we go - our first Thuringian organic brand in the delicatessen segment.

  • 1999

    NABA Feinkost delivers organic ketchup to Canada and the USA.

  • Herstellung Bio-Lebensmittel Gierstädt Historie


    Construction of a warehouse for raw and ready-made goods, as well as the expansion of our production area.

  • 2004

    Development of a new production line for the manufacture of organic ready-made meals and canned stews.

  • 2005

    The turnover generated by NABA’s products from  controlled organic cultivation increased to over 50% of the overall turnover.

  • 2012

    Acquisition of additional properties in the industrial area “Fahner Höhe” and construction of a new logistics centre for ready-made meals; enlargement of the production area by 50%.

  • 2015

    The organic products manufactured by NABA exceed 85% of the company’s over-all turnover.