"Ringeltaube” Celebrates 40th Anniversary

February 24, 2012

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – LSG-Food & Nonfood Handel GmbH, a subsidiary of LSG Sky Chefs, the world’s largest provider of quality in-flight catering, is commemorating a special jubilee. Its airport retail stores, named "Ringeltaube", are celebrating their 40th anniversary. 
23 Ringeltaube stores throughout Germany are specialized in selling perfumes, textiles, high quality food items and an impressive range of international beverages. These goods are exclusively sold to airport and airline employees.  
The Ringeltaube business was first set-up in February, 1972, offering returning beverage items of Lufthansa’s onboard service. These items were subsequently sold to employees at reduced prices. "Our assortment of goods consists of the latest trends as well as traditional branded items. It offers our customers quality and great value for their money," emphasizes Katja Stahlhacke, Managing Director at LSG-Food & Nonfood Handel GmbH. "This philosophy was valid 40 years ago and still is today."

The LSG Group is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end on-board products and services. These include catering, onboard retail and entertainment, onboard equipment and logistics, consulting and lounge services. The company’s dedication to culinary excellence and expertise in logistics has led to its successful entry into adjacent markets like train services and convenience retail. Its catering activities are marketed under the “LSG Sky Chefs” brand name, through which it delivers 591 million meals a year and is present at 211 airports in 50 countries. In 2015, the companies belonging to the LSG Group achieved consolidated revenues of € 3.0 billion.