FOR OVER SIXTY YEARS WE HAVE BEEN BUILDING CONSUMER TRUST

FOR YEARS WE HAVE BEEN HEAVILY COMMITTED TO CREATING FROZEN FOOD, JUICES, NECTARS AND DRINKS, THAT ARE BECOMING INCREASINGLY EFFICIENT IN SATISFYING CONSUMER NEEDS. WE HAVE BEEN CREATING NEW TRENDS, MAKING UP INNOVATIVE PRODUCT CATEGORIES, ADJUSTING TO LIFESTYLE CHANGE. OWING TO THAT, THE HORTEX BRAND MEANS TOP QUALITY AND IS PERFECTLY RECOGNIZED BOTH ON THE POLISH MARKET AND ABROAD.

Milestones in the company’s history

1944 The Garden Cooperatives Economic Central Office of the Republic of Poland was set up and transformed into the Garden Cooperatives Central Office (CSO) in 1949.
1958 Foreign Trade Enterprise „HORTEX” was established, it's name originates from two words – „hortus”, i.e. garden - and export
1965 The new Hortex plant introduces the first tunnel freezer provided for manufacturing of frozen fruit and vegetables; it is considered at turning point in the company’s history
'70 In the 70's Hortex is one of the leading suppliers of agricultural and food products in the Central and Eastern Europe
'80 In the mid-80's Hortex became one of the world’s leading manufacturers of concentrated fruit juices, including apple juice concentrate, in particular
1989 Hortex launches the first production line for aseptic packaging of juices in carton boxes
1997 The enterprise starts its operation under the business name of Hortex Holding Spółka Akcyjna
2003 Hortex plants are granted Integrated Management System certificates
2005 Manufacturing and sales of Hortex frozen food was delegated to Polski Ogród, the company owned by Hortex Holding
2006 Argan Capital, the investment fund, purchased the company
2008 „Ortika Frozen Foods” has been set up, company is in charge of entire frozen food sales of Hortex in Russia
2010 Hortex plants are granted IFS/BRC certificates