||Michael and Margarethe Adler with their family from Viernheim take over the former Hugel inn and the butchery in Lindenstraße in Bonndorf.|
|1935||The son Hans Adler and his wife Liesel take over the butchery and inn. The range of sausage products is increased.|
|1955||In the 50s the mail order business with Black Forest smoked products commences.|
|1959||1959 is the birth year of Black Forest ham.|
|1963||Adler inn is closed. The abattoir and meat cutting plant is erected on the present-day company premises.|
|1964||Founding of Hans Adler OHG Schwarzwälder Fleischwaren. The son Peter Adler becomes co-partner and systematically promotes the production of smoked products.|
|1967||The logo with the “Adler”-rhombus becomes a trademark symbol.|
The manufacture of Burehäxle (knuckle of pork) and Schäufele (shoulder of pork) commences.
Hans Adler leaves the company upon reaching retirement age (+ 1976) and the son Hansjörg joins the family-owned company as a partner.
|1975||The first portion of sliced Black Forest ham leaves the production line in self-service packaging.|
|1975||An air-matured ham, with the name “Alemannian ham”, is added to the product range.|
|1985||Adler acquires Kinzigtäler Fleischwaren GmbH, Haslach and Schwarzwaldrauch GmbH, Achern, which subsequently is renamed to Schwarzwaldfleisch GmbH.|
|1993||Filligrano – the thinly sliced and mild smoked bacon is launched.|
The specialisation on ham products is further promoted by building up a pure ham business in Achern and by founding Schinkenhof GmbH & Co. KG.
|1997||In 1997 the European Union registered "Black Forest ham" as a "protected geographical indication", for the protection and appreciation of agricultural foods of a special character and foods with protected designation of origin.|
|1998||Under the "quick cuisine" (convenience foods) trade name, sliced pork sausage was introduced to the market. A variation of this is the Strasbourg sausage salad with cheese.|
Landjäger (spicy smoked sausage), the spicy sausage snack in an angular shape, was the first product to be launched on the market in self-service packaging.
The Hans Adler OHG and Schinkenhof GmbH & Co. KG have been certified in accordance with the International Food Standard.
Schäufele, extra lean cooked shoulder of ham, is a genuine ready-to-eat treat and can be served both hot and cold. Cut into slices, Schäufele (shoulder of pork) is the ideal keep-fresh pack for small households.
|2005||The "quick cuisine" brand is supplemented by other variations containing regional specialities – such as the Swabian and Bavarian sausage salad.|
|2006||Novelties are: the coffee-time snack in the pack of two: Twins - Schwarzwürstle,
Leberwürstle and Bauernbratwürstle (black sausage, liver sausage and farmer’s fried sausage) as well as the Black Forest Schäufele (shoulder of pork), served in a practical tray. In this innovative packaging, the Schäufele (shoulder of pork) can easily and simply be prepared in the microwave oven or in a water bath.
|2010||For the high-quality Adler specialities and gifts Black Forest meat introduced the SchwarzwaldArt brand name.|
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