History

1991

On 29 May 1991 Harboes Bryggeri A/S founded Darguner Brauerei GmbH under the name “Darguner Klosterbrauerei” in the city of Dargun in Mecklenburg Vorpommern in the north-eastern part of Germany. The history of beer production in Dargun dates back to the middle ages where Danish monks were the first to use the great ingredients of the area to make beer.

The brewery’s first canning line is installed.

1992 -1995

The brew house, the fermentation and storage cellars are built. The brewery has filtration and water treatment for a capacity of approx. 350.000 hl beer.

A new glass bottle filling line is up and running, and the brewery gets its own laboratory.

To stock products a warehouse is built.

1996-1997

The capacity of the brewery is expanded to approx. 700.000 hl.

1998

17 March 1998 – Darguner Klosterbrauerei changes name to Darguner Brauerei GmbH.

1999-2000

In November 1999 a new era starts as it is decided to take up the production of mineral water and soft drinks. After only 6 months of construction the filling line for non-alcoholic products in PET bottles is ready in June 2000 and on 4 July 2000 the first products are filled.

Darguner Brauerei GmbH has its own mineral water well in the vicinity of Dargun.

2001

In October 2001 a second filling line for PET bottles is installed.

2003-2005

As one of the first breweries in Germany, Darguner Brauerei GmbH starts production of beer in PET bottles.
At the same time the expansion of the brew house begins, doubling the capacity. An expansion of the warehouse is also done.
Darguner Brauerei has a capacity of 1.8 mio hl and belongs to one of the biggest breweries in Germany.

2006

In November 2006 investments are made in an aseptic state-of-the art filling line for non-alcoholic drinks without the use of any preservatives. NFC juices, smoothies, nectars etc. are filled here.

A new warehouse is built.

2010

In February 2010 a new filling line for bottles is introduced at the brewery.

2012

In February/March 2012 a new canning line is installed to increase capacity and providing new packaging options.
In June 2012 The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture awards Darguner Brauerei GmbH with the „Bundesehrenpreis“ for outstanding achievements in the DLG Quality Test for beer.

2013

In 2013 The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture awards Darguner Brauerei GmbH with the "Bundesehrenpreis"

for outstanding achievements in the DLG Quality Test for fruit drinks.

2015

At the Anuga Exhibition 2015, Darguner Brauerei GmbH received the "Bundesehrenpreis" for its acheivements in the DLG Quality Test for juices. The award is granted by The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture and is the most prestigious award that German food and beverage companies can hold.

2016

Darguner Brauerei is celebrating its 25th year anniversary in 2016.

 

Beginning of the Year a new warehouse is built.

In April 2016 The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture awards Darguner Brauerei GmbH with the „Bundesehrenpreis“ for outstanding achievements in the DLG Quality Test for beer. 2016 is a very famous year for all German breweries due the 500th anniversary of the German Purity law.

In May 2016 a new filling line for kegs is introduced at the brewery.

2017

In May 2017 a new filling line for cans is introduced at the brewery.

 

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