Smidt Nissen Jøker & Co. was established as a company in 1956, but its history goes back to 1890, where HP Smidt Nissen and his son Smidt Nissen Jøker as pioneers in the industry invented the farm, as is known in Denmark today.
Bachforelle Since the 1890s has Smidt Nissen Jøker & Co. sold live fish. With more than 100 years in the industry counts the family business today fourth generation. The close contact with customers and exports are here more than 100 years after still an important focal point for the company's work.
In 1928 Smidt Nissen Jøker its own production in Egtved and exported live fish from Denmark to Germany and Switzerland.
At night they caught wild fish in nets and nets and put them into breeding pools to fatten them up and breed them. They were then transported in tanks in rail cars to Germany, while one stood and whipped movement in the water, that there was enough oxygen for the fish came alive. Upon arrival, they were eventually loaded into small cars and driven out to the customer.
Today exports somewhat more technologically and Smidt Nissen Jøker has evolved to be a well-respected company in the German market with customers among Germany's best top restaurants.