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At the beginning of the last century, in 1902, Karl C. Handl started his own butcher operation in Pians, Tyrol, and thus set the foundation for an impressive success story.

1902

Handl Tyrol - Geschichte

Karl Handl I. opens a butcher shop in downtown Pians

1920

Handl Tyrol - Geschichte

Branches open in Landeck and Galtuer.

1923

Handl Tyrol - Geschichte

Delivery of the first "Bergwurzn" Sausages all the way to Vienna.

1926

Handl Tyrol - Karl Handl 1

Karl C. Handl writes his recipe book.

1965

Handl Tyrol - Geschichte

Karl Handl becomes Austria's youngest master butcher.

1970

Handl Tyrol - Geschichte

Karl Handl assumes management of the company. The company is relocated to the outskirts of Pians. A state-of-the-art company is developed over several building stages.

1975

Handl Tyrol - Geschichte

Opening of the first Handl Tyrol Speckalm in St. Anton.

1978

Real North Tyrolean ham ("Der echte Nordtiroler") by Handl Tyrol is available across Austria.

1985

Karl Handl is elected entrepreneur of the year.

1993

Christianell in Naturns becomes a wholly-owned HANDL TYROL subsidiary.

1997

Handl Tyrol - Schönwies

The Service Center in Schönwies goes into operation.

1995

HANDL TYROL is honoured as Tyrol's most family- and women-friendly company.

2004

Handl Tyrol - Tiroler Lehrbetrieb_2005-2013

HANDL TYROL receives the "Outstanding Tyrolean Apprentice Training Location" from the Tyrolean Chamber of Commerce for the first time, and has received it every year since.

2006

Handl Tyrol - DLG Preis der Besten

HANDL TYROL is the first foreign company to receive the DLG prize of the best in gold for more than 15 years of consistent quality.

2010

Handl Tyrol - DLG Preis der Besten

HANDL TYROL has received the DLG prize of the best in gold for 15 years of consistent quality four years in a row.

2012

Karl and Christine Handl hand over the Tyrolean family-owned company to their sons Karl Christian and Markus Handl.