A modern company with a long tradition
FARÜCHOC specializes in making chocolate and producing solid and filled chocolate products. As part of the Windel Group, FARÜCHOC is now one of the most innovative chocolate factories in Germany. This is because the company has constantly evolved over the more than 100 years of its existence - always focused on the wishes and needs of its customers. And that is why well-known national and international companies - from the confectionery and long-life bakery products industries to catering and the hotel industry - place their trust in the knowledge and expertise of the chocolate specialists from Osnabrück.
How we became what we are now
1923 - 1994
Falkenpflug Chocolate Factory is founded in Saxony in 1923. The merger with Rüger in 1967 leads to the creation of the name FARÜCHOC. Production is relocated to West Germany (Karlsruhe).
1995 - 1999
Acquisition by what is now the Windel Group in 1995. Four years later, production is relocated from Karlsruhe to Osnabrück.
Following relocation, regular investments are made in the further development of the company and the site.
Capacity is increased and the chocolate-making modernized. Production, storage, and office space is expanded.
Expansion of capacity through investment in a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient chocolate molding line
Startup of a combined heat and power station (CHP) for efficient use of energy
Expansion of capacities through investments in conches.
Expansion of the high-bay warehouse and installation of a rooftop photovoltaic system