The story of Dammann Frères
In 1692, King Louis XIV granted "Sieur Damame" the exclusive privilege of selling tea in France. A good 230 years later, the brothers Robert and Pierre Dammann founded the company Dammann Frères. The tea lover Jean Jumeau-Lafond, who had a lasting influence on the history of Dammann Frères, greatly changed the previously weak French tea market in the 1940s. The beginning of a success story, because within 5 years tea from Dammann was sold in more than 1000 shops.