The business is founded by Erik Bech Thorsen and later converted into a company.
The company’s first major warehouse is built with a capacity of 4,000 tons.
Thorsens Chipskartofler ApS becomes owned by a number of major potato suppliers.
Thorsens Chipskartofler ApS invests in a washing plant with a maximum capacity of 25 tons/hour.
Estrella’s warehouse in Trinderup, is bought and sold off within 3 years.
Washing and sorting facilities are renewed and thereby their capacity is increased to a maximum of 50 tons/hour.
Thorsens Chipskartofler ApS is transformed from a limited liability company into a public limited company (Thorsens Chipskartofler A/S). The company makes a land use plan and thereby ensures further development for both production and storage purposes. Warehouse storage is increased to a capacity of 23,000 tons.
A new building of 1.000m2 is built containing 800m2 storing of spare parts and 200m2 in two floors for administration.
New washing – and delivering building is built, so the sorting capacity is increased to approx. 60 tons/hour and capacity of the delivering system is increased from 70 tons /hour to 180 tons/hour.
Start of new daughter company Thorsens Chipskartofler GmbH. which will handle the logistics – and quality part of the processes in South Europe.
Establishment of a new automated laboratory and automatic data collection. Is creating the opportunity for customer-login on Thorsens Chipskartofler A/S datasystem with information on deliveries.