The company

1920

La Société d’Importation de Café et de Cacao d’Haïti is founded

1937

Mr Walter Matter purchases the capital of La Société d’Importation de Café et de Cacao d’Haïti

1943

La Société d’Importation de Café et de Cacao d’Haïti becomes Walter Matter s.a.

1958

Alfred Matter joins the company alongside his father. He opens the door to Robusta and establishes modern trading and risk management methods. He transforms the company's philosophy by promoting solid, lasting relationships with the producers and exporters

1987

Alfred Matter is named Chairman of the Board of Directors

1991

Nicolas Matter joins his father to carry on the tradition. He creates a liaison office in Le Havre in 1999 to cater to French industrial clients and expands towards Asia, opening a representative office in Vietnam in 2003

2006

Nicolas Matter is named Chairman of the Board of Directors and thus becomes the 3rd generation at the head of this family business