History

1986: The business is founded by Erik Bech Thorsen and later converted into a company.
1991: The company’s first major warehouse is built with a capacity of 4,000 tons.
1998: Thorsens Chipskartofler ApS becomes owned by a number of major potato suppliers.
2002: Thorsens Chipskartofler ApS invests in a washing plant with a maximum capacity of 25 tons/hour.
2005: Estrella’s warehouse in Trinderup, is bought and sold off within 3 years.
2008: Washing and sorting facilities are renewed and thereby their capacity is increased to a maximum of 50 tons/hour.
2009: 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.
2010: A new building of 1.000m2 is built containing 800m2 storing of spare parts and 200m2 in two floors for administration.
2012: 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.
2013: Start of new daughter company Thorsens Chipskartofler GmbH. which will handle the logistics – and quality part of the processes in South Europe.
2018: New building is built for handling and washing organic crisp- peel- and peeling potatoes. Storage capacity of 5,800 tonnes in boxes. Sorting line with a capacity of 60 tonnes per hour and 30 ton / hour washing / sorting.