The founding father of this family of brewers was Landtsheer De Balthazar, who was born in 1773 in Baasrode and founded the brewery 'De Halve Maan'. His son Eduard De Landtsheer, born in 1808, took up the torch and was also mayor of Baasrode also.
His grand-son Emmanuel made his debut in 1839 in a tavern, and farm existing brewery, 't Meuleke to Baasrode south. He changed the name in brewery De Zon (hence the orange color of the house).
The company has been so successful that the farm was closed with the time and the brewing of beer has become the main activity.
During the war, the beer was temporarily interrupted.
In anticipation of better times, Emmanuel De Landtsheer passed the "brewing" in "and trade bottles of beer, lager beer especially popular at the time, he could not produce himself in his brewery . It became particularly important to Pilsner Urquell and depositary for the Westmalle Trappist brewery and the brewery Mechelen Lamot. His son Adolf had followed and has been mayor for 33 years, this time of Buggenhout. In August 1997 the old brewery of the family De Landtsheer was put into service in the Mandekensstraat to Buggenhout. It was therefore restored the traditional brewing family honorably. From Landtsheer Manu, son of the famous brewing family, proudly led to a new beer.