Ed. Haas - a success story

Your traditional Austrian company, for the past 100 years.

Years of experience and tradition characterise the company founded by Ed. Haas. Only the spirit of progress and continuous development and improvement have made the Ed. Haas Company what it is today - an Austrian success company, producing and marketing the highest quality products.

Ed. Haas - a success story

Your traditional Austrian company, for the past 100 years.

Years of experience and tradition characterise the company founded by Ed. Haas. Only the spirit of progress and continuous development and improvement have made the Ed. Haas Company what it is today - an Austrian success company, producing and marketing the highest quality products.

1850
Doctor Eduard Haas begins selling baking soda

Originally he recommended the powder as a yeast substitute, because it was easier to digest. However, housewives soon discovered that this powder gave dough an incredibly light, fluffy consistency.

Doctor Eduard Haas begins selling baking soda
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Eduard Haas II invents goods packaging in pre-prepared amounts

1890
Eduard Haas II invents goods packaging in pre-prepared amounts

Eduard Haas II trained as a businessman. He revolutionised the industry by inventing packaged goods in the required quantities.

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1915
Registration of "Hasin" as one of the first branded products

Baking powder packs including recipe books appeared in their millions. Eduard Haas III introduced another innovation onto the market; Hasin, the ready cake mix. The housewife now no longer had to weigh all the ingredients separately and mix them herself.

Registration of "Hasin" as one of the first branded products
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PEZ candy was first produced commercially

1925
PEZ candy was first produced commercially

Eduard Haas III decided to go into industrial production of his innovative peppermint candy, which up until then was only destined for friends of the company. The incredible success story of PEZ (derived from P-feff e-rmin-Z, or peppermint) took its course.

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1949
The PEZ dispenser is invented

The PEZ box was presented at the Vienna Autumn Fair for the first time and sold rapidly, almost as automatically as they worked.

The PEZ dispenser is invented
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"Haas Handelshaus" is founded.

1962
"Haas Handelshaus" is founded.

The foundation of the successful Ed. Haas GmbH food factory took place in 1962. With the acquisition of the distribution of many brands, the Ed. Haas  company positioned itself as an innovative and above all attractive production and distribution partner for strong food and confectionary brands in Austria and Eastern Europe.

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1999
Haas grows and grows.

In the period from 1991 to 2003, Ed. Haas concentrated on development in the east and founded the Ed. Haas International Group with the subsidiaries. Ed. Haas Austria, Ed. Haas Hungaria, Ed. Haas SK, Ed. Haas CZ sro, OOO PEZ HAAS in Russia, DP Ed. Ukraine.
 

 

Haas grows and grows.
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A long tradition, but a single philosophy.

2017
A long tradition, but a single philosophy.

At the site of Ed. Haas Austria there are 70 employees, who are still operating on the assumption that tradition and progress are compatible – and in the knowledge that the best prevails.

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