A reliable partner and trader
with passion, since 130 years.

Prätorius – wholesale worldwide

As a family enterprise, we value long term, personal business relations with customers and suppliers. For us, trading is a matter of trust – every day.


We sit down with our customers, from regional retailer to international government partner, to determine their individual needs. We are familiar with the strengths of our suppliers and their product lines. We bring both together,reliably and efficiently.


For more than 130 years, trade has been our passion. A highly competent team, efficient logistics, and the secure compliance with all customs and tax formalities – that is Prätorius


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Our customer groups

Cruise Ships

As partner of the cruise industry, we deliver to cruise ships worldwide. From purchase and supply management to packing of goods, our processes are...

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Duty Free

Over many generations and across various locations, our path led us from conventional ship supplier to international duty free and travel value...

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Be it Simple delivery, shelf setup or a complete store concept, we are your partner in duty free retail. In cooperation with manufacturers and...

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For our customers in export, we offer an extensive range of goods in various categories. We also offer to hold available customized article catalogs....

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Prätorius sells brand products. Be it spirits, cigarettes, soft drinks or chocolate, by the box or by the truckload, low price or luxury: we can...

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Starting of as military supplier in Germany, we are now acting as a partner for various military facilities and units as well as humanitarian...

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Prätorius – The Company

As a family enterprise, we value long term, personal business relations with customers and suppliers. For us, trading is a matter of trust – every day.

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The Logistics Center

Our 10.000 square meter premises in Neumünster store all key products of our portfolio. Customers benefit daily from our ability to deliver.

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Our Partners and References

Fair, transparent and reliable – this is how we carry out relationships with our suppliers. We aim for longstanding, trusting cooperation on a level playing field. 

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Our assortment

Healthcare Products

It started with Nivea creme. Since then, we have expanded our healthcare product portfolio. From band aid to lip balm, we can deliver it.


Sweets are always welcome. We offer a wide variety of the most popular confectionery brands, as well as trend products and specialties by small...


A passion for enjoyment – with this in mind, we put together our catalog of spirits, aiming at a wide range of high quality spirits. From classy...


Innovative craft beer, handmade and tasty, keg beer or canned beer. Longstanding partnerships with many large breweries and a flair for new trends...


French red wine, matured in American oak, or tangy white wine from Airén grapes. In our large selection you will find great wines from around the...

Soft Drinks and Water

With a broad and constantly available range of the leading brands in soft drinks or water, our customers generate more turnover.

complete assortment

It is vital for a trader to recognize market changes in time. Previous generations understood that and always found the right moment to take our company to the next level.

Elke Prätorius-Schmidt
Managing Partner

Fairness, reliability and trust.
The traditional business handshake – to us it still counts.

Claus-Willy Schmidt
Managing Partner
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