Switzerland

Hochdorf said at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, panic buying resulted in an increase in sales and revenue for Bimbosan AG.

Hochdorf restructuring leading to better results

By Jim Cornall

Swiss-headquartered dairy company Hochdorf Group has published its financial statements for the first half of 2020, and the company said it is starting to see positive results from restructuring.

Faireswiss milk is available as UHT full and partially skimmed milk in Tetra Edge packaging. Pic: SPAR

SPAR supporting Swiss dairy farmers

By Jim Cornall

All 180 SPAR Supermarkets and convenience stores in Switzerland now offer Faireswiss milk, a brand that guarantees dairy producers a fair purchase price of CHF1.00 ($1.05) per liter.

Hochdorf said due to higher costs and depreciation the half-year result is expected to be significantly below that of the previous year.

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Hochdorf says first-half results will be down

By Jim Cornall

Switzerland’s Hochdorf Group has warned that its half year results are going to be worse than expected partly due to the challenges of integrating subsidiaries.

Emmi says its fondue will benefit from the deal.

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Emmi takes control of Mexideli

By Jim Cornall

Swiss dairy company Emmi is increasing its stake in Mexideli 2000 Holding SA de CV from 50% to 51%, meaning it now holds a majority stake in the company.

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Made in Switzerland 'Swissness' law to enter in force 1 January 2017

'Unfortunate': Nestlé to lose Swiss cross on 80 brands

By Niamh Michail

Nestlé will be forced to drop the Swiss cross from 80 products manufactured in Switzerland following a new law on 'Swissness' set to come into force in January next year. "This is very unfortunate," the head of Nestlé Switzerland has...

Picture: Comet Group: Andreas Freiburghaus, Ronald Fehlmann, Beat Vonlanthen

Comet Group starts work on HQ expansion

By Joseph James Whitworth

Comet Group has started work on expanding its HQ which will create 20,000 square meters of additional production space by mid-2018 and 250 more jobs.  

Nestlé 9-month sales up 11%

Emerging markets continue to drive Nestlé sales

By Oliver Nieburg

Food and nutrition giant Nestlé has reported improved sales in its 9-month results driven by growth in emerging markets, but Q3 was a little slower than last year.

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