Modern, innovative, family-run
The production takes place in two facilities on a total of 500 square metres, whereby constant laboratory controls, implementation guarantees, high processing reliability and a profound quality management stand behind every product that is produced in the Rietmann company.
50 years of experience and a team of 140 people who give their best every day makes us a professional, reliable and strong partner at your side.
Moreover, Theodor Rietmann managed to grow a business in which loyalty, humanity, and faithfulness were key. With this mind-set, he led the business for almost four decades. Today, his sons Stefan and Thomas Rietmann manage the company and follow his example.
The Kappellenmühle got its name from an abbot of a nearby monastery in 1764 and is supposed to have been a ban mill and sanctuary. „Ban“ refers to a marked-out area under the power of a landlord. The tough principles at that time were clearly stated in the legal code: The two mills of Lisdorf and Ensdorf as well as the Saar ferry are sanctuaries. In case you committed a crime and reach these sactuaries, you are free, as long as you stay there. Apart from that, everyone was bound to use his mill – and got punished in case he used a different one. Today, these principles don’t hold anymore, whoever buys his products at a different mill but ours will not be punished. Unfortunately …
Today, visitors are still welcomed with view on a broad alley of linden trees, flanked by two old millstones, picturesque orchards, the sounds of the mill creek and an old stone baking oven before discovering the historic building oft he Kappellenmühle in the background.