Our history
  • 1898

    Family Schäff

    In 1898 the Schäff family acquired the company and renamed it "Schäffbräu".

  • 1987

    Mineral water in Treuchtlingen

    We have been filling mineral water at our Treuchtlingen site since 1987.

  • 1994/95

    Baruth/ Mark

    In 1994 a new well was drilled in Baruth/ Mark (Brandenburg, south of Berlin), which was put into operation one year later and a bottling plant was built. Today, Baruth is one of the largest bottling, logistics and distribution centres for mineral water and soft drinks in Europe.

  • 2004

    Bottle blanks in Baruth/ Mark

    In 2004 we set up a bottle blank production facility in Baruth/ Mark and put it into operation. Since then, the plant in Baruth/ Mark has been supplying the other plants in the Group.

  • 2005

    now non-alcoholic

    In 2005 we finished brewing beer and since then we have only bottled mineral water and soft drinks. Gradually we have changed the filling from glass bottles to PET bottles.

  • 2007

    Breuna

    In 2007, our plant in Breuna was put into operation and is also one of the most modern filling, logistics and distribution centres for mineral water and soft drinks in Europe.

  • 2016

    germete

    In 2016, Heil- und Mineralquelle Germete was acquired, which covers the Group's private label business.

  • 2018

    New building in Treuchtlingen

    In 2018, a new Logistics Centre was built in Treuchtlingen in order to meet the increasing product quanity and demand. Particularly interesting: any product does not stay in the warehouse longer than a week.

  • 2020

    new warehouses in Warburg

    Construction of new warehouses near Germete in Warburg. Opening: 2020.

  • 2022

    germete

    In 2022, the Germete healing and mineral spring was sold again.