Henry Joseph Langdon, the Company’s Founder, born on 14th October.
The Victorian Gold Rush Starts. H.J Langdon arrives in Melbourne and commences business.
U.S Civil War begins. First Melbourne Cup Horse Race is held.
Property recession, banks crash. The Federation Drought.
H.J Langdon passes away after 46 years with the company.
Federation of Australia. Company celebrates 50 years.
1st radio broadcast by ABC.
Secured Australian agency for Aspirin. Opening of Parliament House in Canberra as the nation’s capital.
Secured Australian agency for bulk penicillin & became the sole importer of aluminium foil caps for milk bottles.
Secured the agency for cellophane.
Vietnam War begins. Adelaide office opened.
Langdon’s silicone used in the Sydney Opera House.
Brisbane office opened. Acquisition of Stewart Foods and Food Blenders.
Opened Auckland branch. Acquisition of Waters Trading from Burns Philip.
Acquisition of Lee McKeands importing division.
150 year anniversary.
Opened state of the art food facility in Derrimut, Victoria.
Acquisition of Bakery Craft. The Global Financial Crisis begins.
Opened the Singapore branch. Moved herb and spice factory from Sydney to Melbourne.
Acquired Hulscher Ingredients and Erie blends in Brisbane. Catastrophic Victorian Bushfires.
Acquired Nikken natural extracts agency.
Opened Bangkok branch. Celebrated 160 years.
Opened Kuala Lumpur branch.
Acquisition of Champagne Foods Ltd, renamed Langdon Ingredients U.K branch.
Opened South African branch.
Celebrate 165 year anniversary.