GARIV

- based on 200 Years Food Trading 1822 - 2022

The ROHNER family history begins in 1643

Rüdi ROHNER

First recorded person in the ROHNER family history.
Born early 1643 and died 24th of June 1730 aged 87.
Married on 25th of June 1671 with Verena Züst and had 9 children.

Ulrich ROHNER

Led the ROHNER family from the 16th to the 17th century.
Born 4th of April 1688 and died 20th of February 1759 aged 71.
Married on 26th of October 1864 with Annna Gallusser and had 4 children.

Bartlime ROHNER

Led the ROHNER family from the 17th century.
Born 21st of Decembre 1710 and died 18th of Novembre 1791 aged 81.
Maried on 4th of Mai 1746 with Anna Rohner and had 7 children.

Bartolome ROHNER

Led the ROHNER family from the 17th to the 18th century.
Born of 30th Mach 1763 and died 6th of Februay 1818 aged 55 years.
Married on 27th of April 1787 with Elsbeth Blatter and had 10 children.

1822: The founding of the ROHNER family food business

Johann Conrad ROHNER

Founded the first ROHNER food store in Heiden AR, Switzerland aged 22, at an age similar to when Bill Gates founded Microsoft and John Mackey founded WHOLE FOODS (now part of Amazon). Married on 2nd of March 1834 with Ursula Graf and had 9 children.

Johannes ROHNER

2nd Generation of the ROHNER family food business Consolidated KOLONIAL WAREN ROHNER HEIDEN and began adding new products like Irish canned CORNED BEEF. Married on 26th of October 1864 with Annna Gallusser and had 4 children.

Maximilian Hugo ROHNER

3rd Generation of the ROHNER family food business born 22nd of October 1874.
Modernised the food store MAX ROHNER, HEIDEN with the first delivery van and one of the town's first telephones and created HORECA SALES. Purchased ROHNER HOUSE on church Square beside the City Hall. Married on 3rd of April 1904 with Hermina Lutz and had 3 children.

Max ROHNER

4th Generation of the ROHNER family food business Managed the Import Sales and Key Accounts.

Helena ROHNER "Leni"

Born 10th of November 1907 Converted the ROHNER food store to a Supermarket and added a fresh fruit section.

Gertrud ROHNER "Trudi"

Born 11th of November 1910 Further developed the ROHNER Supermarket and added coffee business.

Moritz ROHNER

5th Generation of the ROHNER family food business President and CEO of GARIV since November 2002 specialising in global food trading and quality control with a focus on a wide range of meat products.