A family business since 1932
The Van der Kroon family have been making high-quality food products since 1932. The mutual family bond adds a special dimension to our collaboration. Our fresh and pure quality products have been created with care, and you taste this in our delicious pickled vegetables. Our products are available to buy at many wholesale outlets.
Establishment of G.A. van der Kroon
In 1932 Gijs van der Kroon started out in a small factory in Amsterdam-Zuid. The packaging of herring, liver sausage and sweet fizzy drinks was the foundation of the current family business.
Kroon's fine filleted herring
Kroon Food continues to grow
The company in Amsterdam South continues to grow and is transferred to the 2nd generation. Due to growth, the company moves to Nes a/d Amstel. The business activities are now mainly focused on the preservation of pickles.
Further growth and relocation to Hardinxveld-Giesendam
The 3rd generation of Van der Kroons joined the workforce and the entire company quickly moved to a large factory building in Hardinxveld-Giesendam.1969
Relocation to Dinteloord
Kroon Food moved to Dinteloord. Production could be considerably expanded at this location.
3rd generation at the helm
In 1985, the 3rd generation of Van der Kroons took over the management of the business.
3rd and 4th generation
The company came under the control of the 4th generation of Van der Kroons in 2008. Together with the previous generation and the employers, the company continued to work towards the future. Some years previously, in 1999, Kroon Food had introduced the plastic food service container. This container is lightweight and safe – no splinters or shards – and user-friendly.
New premises in Bergen-op-Zoom
Kroon Food moved to a new premises owned by the company at the Van Konijnenburgweg 139 in Bergen-op-Zoom. With this step, production and storage were expanded considerably.
Sustainability and innovation
Introduction of 500ml plastic container, for retail. Sustainability is taken further with the placement of solar panels and the start of a new warehouse building.