About Kap-Lan kebab productions in Berlin

Who are we? Read about the successful history of our family business!

Kap-Lan kebab productions is a real family business: Company founder Remzi Kaplan conducts the production company, his youngest daughter Belgin Kaplan has assumed the administration of the production company in Berlin and his son Birol Kaplan is in charge of the foreign market.

The Kaplan family's success goes back to 1990, when the business started in a production place with 80 m². In a short time the small kebab production company came to be a worldwide acting business with a production area of 2500 m². In 2014 the DLG rewarded us for long-time product quality. But see for yourself ...

Kap-Lan kebab productions – chronology

1990: The first Kap-Lan kebab production is established in Berlin.
1994: The company extends, establishes another branch in the Netherlands (including wholesale for meat) and distributes the goods throughout Europe.
1996: The third kebab production (with slaughterhouse) is established in Hamburg.
1996: Mr. Remzi Kaplan becomes co-founder and chairman of the TDU (Türkisch-Deutsche Unternehmervereinigung e.V.).
1998: Kap-Lan kebab productions expands from Berlin to Brandenburg. The opening in Schönwalde is celebrated with Dr. Burkhard Dreher (Minister of Economics, Middle Class and Technology of Brandenburg), Mr. Adnan Keskin (General Secretary of the Republican Major Party CHP) and Mrs. Maria Brandt (Mayoress of Schönwalde). The branch in Berlin is converted to the production of chicken kebab.
2000: Kap-Lan purchases a property in Provinzstraße in Berlin. The company is equipped with the latest IT-systems, computers and refrigerators.
2001: Opening and launch of the central production in Berlin.
2001: Opening of the Kap-Lan restaurant in Osloer Straße 84. Mr. Remzi Kaplan shows Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel in person, how to slice kebab properly.
2003: Mr. Kaplans story of success is published in „Türkische Unternehmer in Deutschland“.
2003: Kap-Lan establishes its second kebab shop at Leopoldplatz in Berlin.
2004: Kap-Lan is rewarded with the first prices and awards: DLG-Gold, German Association of Cooks and World Döner Congress.
2004: Launch of our party catering in Berlin – as a request from Hertha BSC for Yildiray Bastürks debut. Since then Kap-Lan offers catering services for prestigious concerns and hotels.
2004: Mr. Remzi Kaplan is elected among the top 500 entrepreneurs in Berlin / Brandenburg.
2004: Mr. Remzi Kaplan personally serves the rewarded kebab to the Turkish Prime Minister, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
2005: Kap-Lan produces the biggest kebab skewer (581 kilos) in Berlin / Brandenburg for the WEDDING DAY.
2005: Launch of the third kebab shop in Schönhauser Allee.
2005: Remzi Kaplan is mentioned in the book “Berlin macht Mut”.
2006: Kap-Lan establishes the 4th kebab shop in Boddinstraße in Berlin Neukölln.
2006: Remzi Kaplan is again elected among the top 500 entrepreneurs in Berlin.
2008: Kap-Lan kebab productions is rewarded by the German Association of Cooks.
2009: Mr. Remzi Kaplan is involved in developing the RAL-TÜV certification mark DGZ.
2010: Opening of the 5th kebab shop in Berlin Spandau, Altstädter Ring.
2011: The history of Kap-Lan is published in the book “In bester Gesellschaft”.
2012: Mr. Kaplan has the privilege of perpetuating his name in the honorary book in Ankara Anitkabir (mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk).
2012: Kap-Lan launches the 6th kebab shop in Potsdamer Straße in Berlin Schöneberg.
2013: Kap-Lan kebab productions concludes agreements all over the world.
2014 Opening of the 7th branch store in Hauptstraße in Berlin Schöneberg.
2014: Mr. Remzi Kaplan and his daughter Belgin are honoured by the DLG for long-term product quality.
2014: Kap-Lan is the first and only company, which takes part in the fair hosted by Federal President Joachim Gauck at Schloss Bellevue.
2015: Auch im folgenden Jahr nimmt Kap-Lan als einziges und erstes türkisches Unternehmen auf Anfrage am Bürgerfest von Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck im Schloss Bellevue teil

Furthermore, Mr. Remzi Kaplan has been acting in leading positions for entrepreneurial societies and associations, e. g. DEIK, TD-IHK, ATDID, TIDAF and TDU. Do you want to know more about us? Or do you want to become our sales partner? Contact us! We are looking forward to hearing from you!


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