It was his wife’s strong desire to live in a larger city that brought Friedrich Hugo Ernst Meyer to Hamburg in 1897 when they moved to the city together. That is where Hugo Ernst Meyer founded the company. Looking back, it was his love for his wife that started the success story that is Fr. Meyer’s Sohn. In that sense, the business model as well as the current location of FMS could be interpreted as the result of Hugo Ernst Meyer’s unwavering love for his wife.