Our Timeline

1st of October 2006

Foodmate is Founded

On the 1st of October 2006 David Hazenbroek follows his father’s footsteps by founding a company that develops and manufactures poultry processing equipment. By bringing together a team of industry experts it is Foodmate’s mission to innovate the market by bringing new intelligent equipment to the market.

1st of October 2006
29 August 2007

First Cut-up System Delivered

Through hard work and dedication the Foodmate team is able to develop and install their first Cut-up System at a Customer in Belarus.

29 August 2007
1 March 2008

Foodmate Moves to Oud-Beijerland

The starting location is proven too small to develop all innovations of the R&D department and Foodmate makes the move to a new facility in Oud-Beijerland with more space for production, R&D and office personnel.

1 March 2008
1 December 2010

Foodmate US Founded

After multiple proven successes in the USA market, David’s brother Scott Hazenbroek starts Foodmate US. With the opening of a location in the USA, Foodmate is able to deliver quick and excellent service to one of the largest poultry industries in the world.

 

1 December 2010
1 September 2011

OPTI Thigh Deboner is Launched

Foodmate brings a revolutionary technology to the market with the OPTI Thigh Deboner, it is very well received in the market with over 70 installations in the first three years.

1 September 2011
1 January 2012

Fresh Look, New Logo

Foodmate adopts a new logo reflecting its fresh take on the poultry processing industry. The new design is an indication of more improvements to come as Foodmate grows in being an industry leader.

 

1 January 2012
1 January 2013

MAXIMA Breast Deboner is Launched

Foodmate introduces a new breast meat deboning solution to the market, the compact, sanitary and efficient designed MAXIMA.

1 January 2013
26 November 2013

OPTI LTD is Launched

Foodmate continues its revolution in whole leg deboning by introducing the OPTI LTD Whole Leg Deboner. A flexible combination of a Drum Deboner and a Thigh Deboner that allows not only whole leg deboning but also different leg product outcomes.

26 November 2013
1 October 2015

Foodmate Brasil is Founded

Foodmate continues its global reach by opening an office in another leading poultry industry, Brasil. The Brasilian office is managed by a team of local industry experts to serve the market with the experience it deserves.

1 October 2015
15 November 2015

MAX6000 is Launched

The Foodmate R&D department reveals another innovation, the MAX6000 Breast Deboner. To accommodate this development the R&D department had to move to another larger building across the street that was acquired for this project.

15 November 2015
30 August 2017

Foodmate Polska is Founded

A new sales and service hub is opened in Poland to support this large market with multiple installed Foodmate systems

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30 August 2017
12 December 2017

ULTiMATE is Launched

Foodmate strengthened and again proves its position as market leader in dark meat deboning equipment manufacturer by introducing the revolutionary ULTiMATE to the market. By using X-Ray measurement technology this piece of equipment debones individual whole legs with a large size variation accurately and efficiently at an unmatched speed of 6000 legs per hour.

12 December 2017
28 June 2018

Foodmate moves to the new built headquarters

Foodmate has experienced an exponential growth, which ultimately resulted in the necessity to move again. “We could not find anything suitable to our needs within the existing buildings in the Hoeksche Waard area, but we did discover a good construction site in Numansdorp, and so the decision to build seemed a logical one.” stated David Hazenbroek, founder of Foodmate. “The fact that the site we selected was located next to where my father’s former company was located many years ago, was a nice touch and with that our decision was made”, added David.

 

28 June 2018
4 February 2019

ChickSort Acquisition

Foodmate acquires a controlling interest in “Computerway Business Solutions Ltd” the supplier of ChickSort, Poultry Weighing, Grading and Sorting systems. With this acquisition Foodmate strengthens its position as a global supplier of intelligent poultry processing systems.

4 February 2019
12 February 2019

OPTiX is Launched

With the launch of the OPTiX Thigh Deboner Foodmate expands its offering of deboning equipment with X-Ray technology. The Pioneers in intelligent deboning continue their journey of revolutionizing the poultry processing industry.

12 February 2019
23 March 2020

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23 March 2020
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