Coop produces goods for its own sales channels and for third parties.

Manufacturing companies

The Bell Group gives Coop a strong international presence in production. As well as Coop’s own-label brand products, the Coop manufacturing companies make items for third parties in Switzerland and abroad. The focus is on sustainability, good food and new dietary trends.

The Bell Group is one of Europe’s leading meat processors.

Bell

The Bell Group is one of Europe's leading meat processors and carries numerous sales brands, such as Bell, Zimbo and Hilcona. The company supplies the retail and wholesale trades, caterers / restaurants and the food industry with some 300 000 tonnes a year. Bell is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange.

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Other Coop manufacturing companies

In Switzerland, in addition to Bell, Coop also operates other manufacturing companies in the grain processing, breads and baked goods, chocolate, rice specialities, vinegar products, mineral water, raw materials processing, wine bottling, cosmetics and cleaning agents segments.

Swissmill is Switzerland’s largest grain mill.

Swissmill

Swissmill is Switzerland’s largest grain mill and one of the most modern enterprises in the sector across Europe. It processes around 200 000 tonnes of grain a year and manufactures over 100 products.

Products: Flours, flour mixtures, durum wheat semolina, polenta, oat flakes, extruder products

Chocolats Halba produces top-quality Swiss chocolate for retail, industry and export.

Chocolats Halba

Chocolats Halba produces more than 13 000 tonnes of top-quality Swiss chocolate for retail, industry and export every year. From the cocoa farmer through to the consumer, Chocolats Halba champions the highest standards of quality and sustainability.

Products: Chocolate bars, confectionery, festive assortments, chocolate for industrial purposes

Sunray purchases, processes and packages raw materials such as dried fruits, nuts, seeds and pulses.

Sunray

Sunray purchases raw materials worldwide, mostly directly from the region of origin, and processes and packages them. 32 500 tonnes of foodstuffs are turned into some 600 products and put into almost 74 million packs.

Products: Dried fruit, nuts, seeds, dried mushrooms and vegetables, pulses, herbs and spices, sugar, edible oils, baking mixtures and dessert products, baking ingredients

Steinfels Swiss produces cleaning and bodycare products.

Steinfels Swiss

Steinfels Swiss develops, manufactures and markets cleaning and bodycare products for private households, industry and bulk consumers. Steinfels Swiss is the Swiss market leader with its range of sustainable products.

Products: Cosmetics, detergents and cleaning products, hygiene products

Coop’s eight industrial bakeries produce around 46 400 tonnes of baked goods and doughs a year.

Coop Bakeries

The eight industrial bakeries produce a total of around 46 400 tonnes of baked goods and doughs a year. A further 6 800 tonnes of fresh breads and pastries are produced at the in-store bakeries at 42 Coop supermarkets across Switzerland.

Products: Fresh bread products (loaves, rolls, braided bread), frozen bread products, cakes and biscuits, tarts and pastries, and commercial doughs

Reismühle Brunnen processes varieties of rice from all over the world using state-of-the-art machinery.

Reismühle Brunnen

Organic, fair-trade, kosher or halal – Reismühle Brunnen processes over 50 varieties of rice from all over the world and sells over 9 000 tonnes of products a year. In the fair trade segment, it is the European market leader.

Products: Rice varieties from all over the world, rice blends

Nutrex produces and markets different varieties of vinegar.

Nutrex

Nutrex produces and markets around 7.4 million litres of various types of vinegar for retail, caterers / restaurants and industry every year. The company also produces kosher vinegar.

Products: Vinegar and vinegar specialities

Pearlwater bottles high-quality mineral water and soft drinks from three Alpine springs in Valais.

Pearlwater

Pearlwater bottles around 108 million litres of mineral water and soft drinks a year, including the Coop own-label brands Swiss Alpina and Prix Garantie. The water comes from three premium-quality Alpine springs in Valais.

Products: Mineral water and sugar-containing soft drinks

Cave is Switzerland’s largest winery.

Cave

The Coop winery vinifies must from seven Swiss cantons. Wines from all over the world are managed, refined, bottled and packaged. Aromatized, wine-containing beverages round out the range. Cave is the largest winery in Switzerland, filling 36 million bottles a year.

Products: White wines, rosé wines, red wines, dessert wines

 

Among other things, the banana ripening plant ripens around 24,000 tonnes of bananas and over 3,000 tonnes of pineapples a year.

Banana ripening plant

The banana ripening plant ripens and packages bananas and exotic fruit, and stores and order-picks dried fruit. Among other things, it ripens around 24 000 tonnes of bananas and over 3 000 tonnes of pineapples a  year. The plant is one of the most technically and environmentally advanced in Europe.

Products: Bananas, exotic fruit such as pineapple and kiwi, dried fruit