Halls is established by Hugh Lanion Hall along the picturesque Crocodile River in South Africa.
Halls becomes a household name throughout South Africa on the back of a COD mail-order fresh produce business.
King George and Queen Elizabeth visit Halls at Mataffin Farm, one of the largest citrus estates in the Commonwealth
Halls gains a reputation for contributing substantially to the welfare of its employees through schools, clinics and housing, long before the phrase “corporate social investment” was coined.
Halls’ citrus exports exceed 1 million cartons.
Halls establishes operations in the United Kingdom.
Halls stops farming citrus and focuses on avocado.
Halls is “first to market” with ripe & ready avocado into the UK. Halls co-develops the Sinclair ripening technology with Imperial College, London.
Halls concludes a land restitution deal in South Africa and transfers 7,000 hectares of land to a community trust, the Matsafeni Farming Trust.
Halls and the Makgoba Trust form the Makgoba Halls Farming Company.
Halls acquires Halls Limpopo Packers in Tzaneen, South Africa.
Halls establishes a marketing office in Rungis, France.
Halls establishes a marketing office in Marseille, France.
Halls acquires packing and ripening facilities in France.
Halls established operations in the Netherlands.
Halls significantly expands their French operations in Rungis with state-of-the-art packing and ripening facilities.
Halls celebrates its 125th year of being in business.
Halls purchases Forest Hill Farm in Tzaneen, South Africa.
Halls establishes an avocado nursery on Mataffin farm, in partnership with Du Roi.
Halls acquires packing and ripening facilities in Marseille, France.
Halls increases its footprint though the establishment of two marketing offices, Frankfurt Germany and Halls Iberia in Madrid, Spain.
Halls launched AVOCADEMY, a center for training and skills development to develop skills from within the business.