Hermesmeyer Group, based in Mülheim an der Ruhr, was founded in 1960 as a retailer for potatoes. Under the leadership of Frank and Dirk Hermesmeyer, the company soon become a potato processing business which, in addition to that, started to manufacture meat and sausage products in the 80s. Nowadays, the company is a wholesale distributor with about 90 employees. As such, the founding member of what is nowadays known as Lidega GmbH, has specialised on supplying snack food and catering businesses within North Rhine-Westfalia and adjacent regions. The product range offered comprises approximately 2,000 items. In-house meat and sausage products have received a number of awards by various committees and over several years. The product range is supplemented by diverse complementary products of the food sector such as French fries, sauces or mayonnaises. The distribution of the in- house and third-party goods is carried out by a company-own truck fleet. Hence, the Group is highly flexible not only regarding delivery volume but also regarding delivery times. The high level of services provided along with a well-balanced variety of products and assortment depth has created very high customer satisfaction and long-term customer relationships.