HOBUM Oleochemicals is a Hamburg-based company with a long tradition in the market of oleochemical products. We develop and produce highly specialized products from vegetable oils and fatty acids, which are tailor-made for your application.


The philosophy of HOBUM Oleochemicals is focused on the needs of our customers. Our mission is to find the best solution for your needs. We want to convince you of our performance and establish long-term business relationships.

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Today, we have grown into a medium-sized company with over 50 employees at our location in Hamburg-Harburg.

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For us, quality not only means functionality, but also safety. All our activities are governed by the responsibility of our business partners and employees.

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HOBUM Oleochemicals was founded in 1959 as “Harburger Fettchemie Brinckman & Mergell GmbH”. However, the origin of our family business goes back even further, to the year 1896.

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Through active participation in a number of associations and institutions we provide you with up-to-date information on the respective market environments.
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