Our industrial history:

  • 1915  Vejle Caramel og Tabletfabrik established
  • 1927  Launch of first chewing gum under the DANDY brand 
  • 1956  Launch of the international chewing gum brand STIMOROL
  • 1978  Fertin Pharma acquired from Swedish pharmacist
  • 1996  Fertin Pharma commence supply of the first Nicotinell® products for Novartis
  • 2002  Cadbury Schweppes acquires DANDY’s gum brands Stimorol®, V6® and Dirol®
  • 2004  Fertin Pharma commence supply of the first US FDA approved Nicotine Replacement Gum products for the US market
  • 2009  Gumlink enters into a Joint Venture with Yildiz Holding, a Turkish global food and confectionery conglomerate
  • 2013  Steen and Claus Bagger-Sørensen assume chairmanship positions in all operating units
  • 2015  Celebration of 100 year’s anniversary
  • 2016  Holger Bagger-Sørensen (3rd generation) retires as Group Chairman
  • 2017  BS &Co. A/S divests 70% of Fertin Pharma A/S to the Swedish Private Equity fund EQT
  • 2020  Bagger-Sørensen Equity A/S established