About Biova - from Then until Now!
The company Biova ™import/export and wholesale distributor was founded in 2002 by Raphael Deckert. At that time there were very few crystal salt traders who were able to supply good quality crystal (known as Himalayan Salt) salt on a constant basis.
The product back then was hard to find and the small amount that was available, was also very expensive. We wanted to do something about it and took the decision to try and provide the best quality salt for an affordable price. Currently we have distributors throughout Europe and are an established and reputable company. We initially started working from a warehouse in Nagold with 120m ² of space, but as early as 2004 had to rent pallet shelves from a shipping warehouse in Hamburg.
The problem of course was that we couldn’t deliver salt as quickly as we wanted to, so in Dec 2007 we opted to rent over 400m ² of space at the Exhibition Centre in Nagold. Here we were able to pack, store, and also exhibit out increasingly popular product, as well as expand our office space! We are proud to be currently one of the biggest salt traders in Europe. We have tens of tons of goods readily available and are able to ship 99% of all orders within 48 hours.
Due to the size of our warehouse roof, we opted to buy solar panels that work with a solar thermal system, which provides 45% of our energy needs. Next year we plan to add an additional photovoltaic system, which will mean that we are a 100% environmentally friendly business using solar energy for our electrical energy needs, as well as heating!
Our godson: Abdoulaye Ba
Since 2004, in collaboration with World Vision, we have supported our godson Abdoulaye Ba in Mauritania. He will be 16 in 2015 years and we are happy to have been able to help a bit with his development. We will continue to sponsor children together with World Vision, because we support the idea of friendlier and better world.