The Toppits® Brand

The development of the past years

before 1960

1937

Sandwich Paper comes onto the market

 

1937

Sandwich Paper comes onto the market.

1960

1963

Introduction of the first Alufoil to Germany

 

1963

Introduction of the first Alufoil to Germany.

1965

Clingfilm is developed and launched on the market

 

1965

Clingfilm is developed and launched on the market.

1967

Start of the Freezer Bag business

 

1967

Start of the Freezer Bag business.

1968

Commissioning of our own foil production (extrusion).

 

1968

Commissioning of our own foil production (extrusion).

1970

1973

Roasting Bags are launched and Baking Paper gets a packaging relaunch.

 

1973

Roasting Bags are launched on the market and Baking Paper gets a packaging relaunch.

1974

The first Roasting Tube for the oven comes onto the market.

 

1974

The first Roasting Tube for the oven comes onto the market.

1980

1982

Ice Cube Bags are launched

 

1982

Ice Cube Bags are launched.

1985

Quality of Freezer Bags is improved: Protection from freezer burn thanks to micro-strengthened outer layer.

 

1985

Quality of Freezer Bags is improved: Protection from freezer burn thanks to micro-strengthened outer layer.

1988

Melitta-household foil products are renamed – This is the birth of the Toppits® brand.

 

1988

Melitta-household foil products are renamed – This is the birth of the Toppits® brand.

1990

1990

Toppits® Ziploc® storage bags come onto the market

 

1990

Toppits® Ziploc® storage bags with quick closure come onto the market.

1992

The quality of Toppits® Roasting Tubes are improved: Change to multi-layer foil. Alufoil gets its unmistakable, strong honeycomb structure.

 

1992

The quality of Toppits® Roasting Tubes are improved: Change to multi-layer foil. Alufoil gets its unmistakable, strong honeycomb structure.

1994

Cross & Fritt® Paper is launched

 

1994

Cross & Fritt® Paper is launched.

1995

The quality of Freezer Bags is improved again: Change to ABC- three layer foil.

 

1995

The quality of Freezer Bags is improved again: Change to ABC- three layer foil.

1996

Melitta and S.C. Johnson found the jointly owned company Cofresco in the product area household foils and paper.

 

1996

Melitta and S.C. Johnson found the jointly owned company Cofresco in the product area household foils and paper.

1997

Ziploc® Freezer Bags are introduced

 

1997

Ziploc® Freezer Bags are introduced.

1998

AluPlus, a coated Aluminium Foil, comes onto the market

 

1998

AluPlus, a coated Aluminium Foil, comes onto the market.

1999

Peeling foil in Ice Cube Bags makes it easier to remove ice cubes from the bag. Toppits® enters the market for household containers - with the Flexware® range.

 

1999

Peeling foil in Ice Cube Bags makes it easier to remove ice cubes from the bag. Toppits® enters the market for household containers - with the Flexware® range.

2000

2000

Ziploc® Bags now available with children's designs

 

2000

Ziploc® Bags now available with children's designs.

2001

Baking Alufoil and Piping Bags are launched on the market, Freezer Bags now have side folds for easier filling.

 

2001

Baking Alufoil and Piping Bags are launched on the market, Freezer Bags now have side folds for easier filling.

2002

2in1 Microwave Foil is launched for use in the fridge and microwave.

 

2002

2in1 Microwave Foil is launched for use in the fridge and microwave.

2003

Baking Paper is now embossed and Zipper® Bags are launched

 

2003

Baking Paper is now embossed and Zipper® Bags are launched.

2004

Nanotechnology gives rise to Fix-Roast Alufoil and Black Barbecue Pans with their black coating

 

2004

Nanotechnology gives rise to Fix-Roast Alufoil and Black Barbecue Pans with their black coating.

2005

Covering Caps and the new generation of Toppits® Household Containers (BOXN) come onto the market. And Ice Cube Bags get a self-closure system.

 

2005

Covering Caps and the new generation of Toppits® Household Containers (BOXN) come onto the market. And Ice Cube Bags get a self-closure system.

2006

Cross & Frit® Paper is redesigned

 

2006

Cross & Frit® Paper is redesigned.

2007

Steam Bags are introduced for microwave ovens

 

2007

Steam Bags are introduced for microwave ovens.

2008

Toppits® launches the conscious enjoyment range. The Ziploc® Bags get a double zip closure and the Zipper® gets a standing base.

 

2008

Toppits® launches the conscious enjoyment range. The Ziploc® Bags get a double zip closure and the Zipper® gets a standing base.

2009

Toppits® launches Sandwich Bags with adhesive closure

 

2009

Toppits® launches Sandwich Bags with adhesive closure.

2010

2010

Muffin Cups are brought onto the market

 

2010

Muffin Cups are brought onto the market.

2011

Toppits® launches Fruit and Vegetable Bags

 

2011

Toppits® launches Fruit and Vegetable Bags.

2012

Alufoil now has Double-Power Cells

 

2012

Alufoil now has Double-Power Cells.

2013

Folded Baking Paper is launched on the market. Toppits clips are redesigned and are now called Power-Clips.

 

2013

Folded Baking Paper is launched on the market. Toppits clips are redesigned and are now called Power-Clips.

2015

2015

From Ziploc® to SafeLoc®

 

2015

Clearly improved closure (SafeLoc®) for Double Closure Freezer Bags, Mini Zip Bags and Fruit and Vegetable Bags.