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1885

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_03_Image_0002George Riik lays the foundation for large-scale industrial flour production in Tartu by establishing a steam mill at 61 Tiigi street.

1908

Felix von Berg becomes the new owner of the steam mill by auction.

1910

F. Berg gifts Tartu Steam Mill to the Cooperative of Livonian Agricultural Consumers and Producers. Daily flour production capacity is 36 tons.

1927

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_05_Image_0001Peeter Jänes becomes the owner of the mill.

1940

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_03_Image_0004The mill is nationalised and becomes part of the Integrated Flour and Bread Plant. The mill is named Tiigi Mill.

1941

Tartu Elevator (granary) is built on the current premises. The new-made elevator is utilised by the German occupation forces. A flour mill is constructed by the elevator to grind flour for the military. A shelter and a military wine cellar are built under the silos.

1944

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_03_Image_0005The retreating German troops detonate the support columns under the elevator. The grain silos along with the base platform stay supported on a single row of columns, slanted at a 45 degree angle.

1947

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_06_Image_0001The elevator is re-erected.

1961

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_06_Image_0006A small wheat flour mill is built near the elevator.

1972

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_03_Image_0006The second corpus of the elevator is built.

1985

In conjunction with the construction of a new rye flour mill, the wheat flour mill is repurposed as a grain refinement facility.

1994

The Tartu Granary Cooperative privatises the mill, elevator and storage facilities of Tartu Granary

2000

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_03_Image_0008The cooperative forms AS Tartu Veski (a public limited company) and the shares are sold to German companies.

2001

OÜ Veskimehed (a private limited company founded on Estonian capital) acquires 50% of the shares of AS Tartu Veski.

2002

The rye flour mill and bulk storage facility are reconstructed. A new wheat flour mill is built.

2006

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_03_Image_0010The rye flour mill is completely renovated.
A new high-duty grain reception facility is built (throughput 200 tons per hour).

2008

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_03_Image_0003The mill is upgraded with an organic production line. Grain drying begins. The Dobele Mill in Latvia is acquired, together with a granary and animal feed plant.

2010

TARTUMILL_ajalugu_Page_16_Image_0002Tartu Veski AS is renamed as Tartu Mill AS.

Contact

Tartu Mill AS
Väike-Kaar 33, Tartu 50406, Estonia
Telephone +372 7 428 807
Fax +372 7 425 695
E-mail:info@tartumill.ee

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