Family tradition since 1875 

Our family tradition goes back to the year 1875. Learn more about our roots and our milestones in this short portrait.

1875

Laying of the cornerstone by founding the company T.Port
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1894

Takeover of the business by Theo Port
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1912

T.Port imports the first bananas in own reefer vessels from Colombia
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1930s and 1940s

The brothers John and Walter Port join the family business
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1950s

Continuation of the business by Theo Port's son John Port and later by John Port's son Hajo Port
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1994

Takeover of the business by Mike Port in fifth generation
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2004

Port International GmbH is established; several subsidiary companies follow
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2010

Expansion of trade with European products
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2012

Fairtrade Award
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2014

365-day supply with products from around the globe
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2015

The Port International team celebrates 140 years of fruit success story of the Port family
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Future prospects

Port International is going to hold its course into the future
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