- Alfred Albert Joseph Ladriere, born in Feluy on April 24 1898, built a Jam manufacturing plant in Feluy, Belgium.
- The name of the company was LAMA stating for Ladriere – Mattagne (the name of his wife).
- His son, Guy Ladriere, joined him and took the position of Sales Director. Guy extended the activities of the company in the trading of various bakery supplies.
- Didier Ladriere joined his father in the fam ily business and became the General Manager of LAMA et fils.
- Didier Ladriere, creates the company Fruibel Industry in Beligum, specialized in the production of bakery ingredients. The company has only few employees.
- The company invests in a brand new factory of 30.000 sq. ft. The Manpower reaches 50 employees.
- Fruibel wins the Belgian export awardee and celebrates a production of 500 metric tons a month.
- The certification ISO 2001 is granted to Fruibel. Manpower reaches 120 employees.
- Fruibel is exporting to more than 40 countries. The production reaches 700 metric tons a month.
- Didier Ladriere creates AFC company and invests in the production of fine Belgian chocolate for pastry chefs.
- Fruibel Asia is created in Subic, the Philippines.
- The production of chocolate reaches 2000tons with 150 employees
- The Belgian leg of Fruibel is sold to an European sugar group. Fruibel Asia becomes DLA Naturals, owned by Didier Ladriere.
- DLA Naturals reorganizes its activities to increase its support to the customers. Damien Ladriere, son of the chairman, joins the company.
- The company sells 100tons a month of various products.
- The company celebrates its 10th anniversary in Subic as well as its certifications ISO 22000:2005.
- DLA Naturals increases its production and warehouse capabilities by more than 50%
- DLA Naturals becomes a FSSC 22000 certified company.
- DLA Naturals improves its corporate image and introduce an elegant black packaging to its market.
- DLA exhibits to more than 15 exhibitions a year.
- The production in Subic reaches 350tons a month.
- DLA Naturals build new warehousing facilities to accommodate the increased demands from its customers