Louis 14th grants Sir Damame the exclusive privilege to sell tea in France. It marks the beginning of a long history...
Dammann Frères buys the tea and vanilla retailer Derode, now operating a tea factory in Batavia.
Pierre & Robert Dammann manage the company. A spice factory opens in Tamatave.
A tea factory opens in the New York under the impetus of Véra Dammann.
Jean Jumeau-Lafond joins the business. He becomes company director alongside Robert Dammann. Tea is now the company's sole trade.
Development of the Cristal© sachet by Jacques and Didier Jumeau-Lafond. A truly innovative revolution in the still-restricted world of tea-consumers.
Dammann Frères, suppliers to the finest delicatessens and restaurants, creates and designs its own products and recipes. With a new visual identity, it re-launches its range of products.
The Illy group becomes a majority shareholder. Launch of the first online sales site.
The first Dammann Frères store opens in Paris. It provides consumers with a sophisticated showcase of the skills and expertise developed by the company.
The brand gains in notoriety. A second store opens in Paris, with concessions opening elsewhere in France.
The company moves to Dreux, with a new location and structure that enables it to develop further and to build on its promising future.
The first store and a Dammann Frères tea room opens in Osaka, Japan, marking the first step in its international development campaign. A third store opens in Paris.
Despite a a gloomy macro-economic context, development continues. Dammann Frères now operates in 62 countries abroad.