Jacob Hooy 

Jacob Hooy

In 1743, Jacob Hooy opened an herb stand at Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam. The rich history of the company started here, by selling herbs and spices. Jacob Hooy was born in November 1722 in the Lange Leidsedwarsstraat in Amsterdam. He was the founder of what would be later called “Jacob Hooy & Co. sedert 1743”. Jacob Hooy opened its first drugstore ...

In 1743, Jacob Hooy opened an herb stand at Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam. The rich history of the company started here, by selling herbs and spices. Jacob Hooy was born in November 1722 in the Lange Leidsedwarsstraat in Amsterdam. He was the founder of what would be later called “Jacob Hooy & Co. sedert 1743”. Jacob Hooy opened its first drugstore shop when he was just 21 years old. Today, 270 years later, the company is still known for its expertise and quality. Jacob Hooy is since 1846 part of the Oldenboom family. However, the name Jacob Hooy has been preserved. Jacob Hooy remains committed to value everything that is natural and authentic because of its interest in and knowledge of fruits, flowers, seeds, and plants. Jacob Hooy provides the world with its knowledge.

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