Damm follows its underlying foundations back 140 years, to 1876, when August Kuentzmann Damm and his wife Melanie, escaping from the Franco-Prussian War left their local Alsace, and together with his cousin, Joseph Damm started brewing and promoting Strasburger beer utilizing the image of a star in Barcelona. From that time forward, Estrella Damm has been brewed utilizing the equivalent unique recipe from 1876 and 100%. common fixings, a mixture of grain malt, rice, and hops. Damm was fused in 1910 when three significant breweries in Barcelona blended and has since zeroed in its movement on the brewing also, selling of beer, having united its situation together of the simplest three Spanish brewers by creation volume. Over time, Damm has collaborated with different brewers, whose items were disseminated in certain Spanish regions and who claimed their own processing plants and individual nearby brands. All the more explicitly, Damm has banded alongside Cervezas Alhambra, S.A. in Granada, with S.A. Balear de Cervezas in Palma de Mallorca, with Cervezas Turia, S.A. in Valencia furthermore, with La Estrella de África in Ceuta.
Likewise, to strengthen its driving situation within the Barcelona market, Damm joined forces with Compañía Internacional de Cervezas, S.A. also, Cerveceras Asociadas, S.A. Compañía Internacional de Cervezas, S.A. was the proprietor of the assembly line in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, while Cerveceras Asociadas S.A was the proprietor of the primary assembly line situated in El Prat de Llobregat, where the Damm Group's principle creation focus is true now found. Damm's organization with these organizations finished with the takeover by Damm of Compañía Internacional de Cervezas S.A. in 1972 and of Cerveceras Associates, S.A. in 1987. In 1993, the creation limit of the El Prat de Llobregat assembly line was extended to three million hectolitres.
Damm rearranged and justified its relationship with its auxiliaries with the purpose of accomplishing the structure of a "gathering". In 1995, Damm procured (I) 100%. of S.A. Balear de Cervezas (which in 1998 was consumed by the Damm Group through a merger); and (ii) practically all the offer capital of Cervezas Turia S.A. (which later changed its name to Corporación Económica Delta, S.A., and which after a capital increment in 1996 became the Damm Group's venture vehicle for the execution of broadening ventures).
In May 2001, further to the Competition Court administering on the procurement of Cruzcampo by Heineken, Damm received a concurrence with Heineken España, S.A. to shop for its manufacturing plants in Valencia (El Puig) and Madrid (Barajas). These creation offices, alongside those effectively possessed by Damm in El Prat de Llobregat and in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, and Estrella de Levante's factory in Valencia, were Damm's principle production lines until Damm shut the economic facility in Santa Clause Coloma de Gramenet in 2008 and zeroed in on creating and improving the factory in El Prat.
The Damm Group started its exercises within the field of electrical cogeneration in 1997 with the launch of its first a cogeneration plant within the malt plant situated in Bell-Lloc (Lleida). The electrical cogeneration focal stations of the El Prat de Llobregat plant and of the Santa Coloma industrial facility got operational in 1998 and in 2000 individually. To manage its energy exercises, the Damm Group consolidated Compañía de Explotaciones Energéticas S.L. in 1998 which immediately manages a limit of around 25 megawatts.
In 1999, the Damm Group began to broaden its business by entering the water and soda pops part. Corporación Económica Delta, S.A. gained 40 percent. of the offer capital of Aguas de San Martin de Veri, which claimed a spring within the Pyrenees. Corparación Económica Deta, S.A. bought an additional 25 percent. stake during this organization in 2000. Proceeding with its development within the drinking water division, toward the finish of 2001 the Damm Group procured 50%. stake in Gestión Fuente Liviana; a corporation situated in Huerta del Marquesado, within the area of Cuenca, which it saw because of the ideal focal/southern Spain expansion to the San Martín de Veri water brand. This new securing affirmed Damm's pledge to the water part and produced material collaborations (for instance, in dispersion and coordinations) that strengthened the intensity of the Damm Group. Additionally, in 1999, the Damm Group started an extra new business movement integral to the brewing business by procuring 64.71 percent. stake in Font Salem, S.L., a merged organization within the sodas conveyance division.
In late 1999 (however with activities starting in March 2000), the Damm Group joined Alfil Logistics, S.A. for the
arrangement of in-depth and multimodal coordinations administrations for customer items, with the purpose of improving the conveyance seriousness of the Damm Group. Presently and since its fuse, 60%. of the offers in
Alfil Logistics, S.A. is claimed by Damm and therefore the staying 40%. are possessed by Renfe.
In 2000, Damm joined its establishment which bolsters all corporate social duty activities did by the Group in its territories of activity through commitments and gifts to different elements, with the purpose of affirming the Group's promise to the neighborhood networks. Fundación Damm teams up with other social establishments like "Fundació Teatre Liceu", "Orfeó Català Palau de la Música", "Abadía de Montserrat" and "Museo de Arte
Contemporáneo de Cataluña" even as with establishments which advance games.
Likewise in 2000, the Damm Group advanced different activities that attempted to take advantage of new correspondence advances and to smooth the middle territories of its business. These activities were made as independent specialty units with a mission to serve the Damm Group also as other makers encountering comparative issues. the foremost effective of these activities caused the formation of Ágora Europe, S.A., alongside Accenture and British Telecom. At its origin, Ágora was a fantastic robot that permitted clients to manage their transportation charges all the more effectively and to reinforce these expenses. lately, Ágora is that the Damm Group's completely claimed innovation consultancy administration supplier which inspires its clients to spice up the use of assets, diminish coordinations expenses, and eliminate low included worth undertakings.
In 2001, the Damm Group procured 50 percent. stake in Gestion Fuente Liviana.
In July 2003, Damm procured 49 percent. stake in Eckes Granini Ibérica which holds the selective concession rights for the abuse in Spain and Andorra of Granini juices and nectars under the settled Granini brand.
Notwithstanding its premium situating and piece of the general industry of roughly 5 percent. in Spain, Damm left this association in 2009 at a benefit because it felt there was no space for further growth without doing an industry union exercise through acquisitions.
In 2004, Damm began to fabricate its stake in Ebro Foods, S.A. ("Ebro") which starts on 31 August 2016 speaks to roughly 10%. of Ebro's offer capital. In 2006, Damm entered the fine easygoing feasting business by getting a 35 percent. stake in Rodilla, a Spanish café the chain worked in sandwiches, cooking, and take away food, combining this interest in 2015 by turning into the only investor of the organization.
In 2008, the Damm Group shut the assembly line situated in Santa Coloma de Gramenet and zeroed in on creating and improving the assembly line in El Prat de Llobregat, which is presently one among the foremost current processing plants within the Spanish brewing segment.
In 2009 Damm entered the Portuguese market by getting a processing plant situated in Santarém. This plant is usually worked by Font Salem, which engages within the creation of personal mark and co-pressing beer, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, and water essential for the Spanish market. The very year, Damm went into an import and conveyance understanding within the UK with Charles Wells.
In 2012, Damm went into a joint endeavor with Cobega, S.A. (a Spanish local bottler of Coca-Cola drinks
constrained by the Daurella family and as of now an important aspect of the Spanish tasks of Coca-Cola European Accomplices plc), to make an appropriate Cacaolat, a notable Spanish chocolate milkshake brand.
At last, on 1 December 2014, the Damm Group affirmed the delisting of its offers from the Barcelona stock market, where that they had been confessed to exchanging since 1973, by recording a delisting takeover offer that encloses April 2015.