Continaf was founded August 22, 1930 in Amsterdam by Mr. Pieter Arnold Fopma.
The company started importing tropical products such as cocoa beans from Ghana and
timber from Gabon. After the Second World War, Continaf expanded her activities by
taking over the shares of Compagnie Commerciale Hollando Africaine (C.C.H.A.).
This company, represented in more than ten West and Central African countries,
enabled Continaf to expand its trade in commodities such as cocoa and coffee.
Continaf Coffee changed in Nedcoffee in the new millenium,
and since then partner of choice in supplying the world with green coffee beans.
July 2015, The Nedcoffee Group has been acquired by Sucden Coffee B.V.,
an subsidiary of Sucres et Denrées Group. The group is very sound and through a number
of affiliated companies very much involved in and committed to the coffee industry.
Due to its strong brand name, financial basis, knowledge, experience, and commitment,
Nedcoffee is a solid partner in coffee.
April 1st 2004, Nedcoffee was established as an independent coffee
company within the Amtrada Group.
January 2000, the name of the Holding-company was changed to
In 1990, the management and staff established Continaf Holding by
acquiring 100% of the Continaf-shares from Berisford Group.
In 1977, the founder of the company, Fopke Fopma, decided to sell
Continaf to the U.K.-based Berisford group.
In 1975, 4 years after the death of its founder, the company split up in
two. Fopke Fopma, one of the founder's sons, continued its activities in
tropical commodities through Continaf, whereas C.C.H.A. continued
mainly with the export of general merchandise to the African Continent.
Continaf was established in Amsterdam on August 22nd 1930 by
Mr. Pieter Arnold Fopma.