Dr. Oetker is 100 percent family-owned and has been based in Bielefeld, Germany, since its founding in 1891. The company is both the original founding company and a member of the Oetker Group.
As the holding company, Dr. August Oetker KG manages all corporate processes of the Oetker Group, coordinating finances and taxes and managing the central service departments. Various companies in the food, data processing, logistics, and beverage industries are part of the Oetker Group. They are organized into three business divisions: Food, Beer and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Hotel and Other Interests. Having strong shared group-wide values provides a cultural basis for entrepreneurial consistency.