KNOX Räucherkerzen - Mohorn-Grund, Lk. Sächs. Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Sachsen, D
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter
N 50° 59.785 E 013° 28.366
33U E 392829 N 5650536
Quick Description: Hier werden die berühmten Räucherkerzchen hergestellt.
Location: Sachsen, Germany
Date Posted: 1/2/2013 11:30:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMG1ZJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 10

Long Description:
KNOX steht als Marke für die älteste Räuchermittelfabrik in Deutschland, die in der kleinen Ortschaft Mohorn-Grund in der Stadt Wilsdruff von der Firma „Apotheker Hermann Zwetz Räuchermittelherstellung“ vertrieben wird.

Ab 1865 bot der Apotheker, dessen Namen die Firma noch heute trägt, die Räucherkerzchen als Heilmittel gegen Keuchhusten und Asthma an. Später kamen die Kerzchen für das Weihnachtsfest dazu.

Heute werden ca. 50 Tonnen Räucherwaren in mehr als 30 Duftrichtungen in den 1997 neu errichteten Produktionsstätten hergestellt. Das Unternehmen, das sich auch während der DDR-Zeit in privater Hand befand, besitzt auch ein kleines Museum, in dem viel über Räuchermittel, speziell aus Sachsen, aber auch dem Rest der Welt, zu erfahren ist.

Quelle: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/KNOX
KNOX is the trade mark of the oldest incense manufacturers in Germany. It is based in the little village of Mohorn-Grund in the borough of Wilsdruff and run by the firm of Hermann Zwetz, Chemist's.

In 1865 the chemist, whose name the firm now bears, sold the incense candles, known as Räucherkerzchen as a remedy for whooping cough and asthma. Only later were the little candles used for Christmas festivities.

Today about 50 tonnes of incense products are manufactured annually in 30 scent varieties in the factory premises that were newly built in 1997. The company, which continued in private hands even in East German times, also has a small museum in which there is much to discover about incense products, especially from Saxony, but also from the rest of the world. They are used especially in the wooden toy figures known as Räuchermänner.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KNOX_(candles)
Product manufactured here: Incense candles

Address:
Am Tharandter Wald 12
Mohorn-Grund, Sachsen Deutschland
01723


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