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

Manufacturing companies

The Bell Food 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.

Bell Food Group

The Bell Food Group is one of the leading meat and convenience processors in Europe and the number one player in Switzerland. Its Bell, Hilcona, Eisberg and Hügli brands meet a wide range of customer requirements. The company supplies the retail and wholesale trades, caterers / restaurants and the food industry with some 453 000 tonnes of goods a year. Products by Bell Food Group are sold in  over 20 countries. The company is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange.

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www.bellfoodgroup.com

Other Coop manufacturing companies

In Switzerland, in addition to the Bell Food Group, 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.

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

Chocolats Halba / Sunray

Chocolats Halba produces around 15 000 tonnes of top-quality Swiss chocolate for retail and industry. Almost a third of it is exported. 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 56 000 tonnes of raw materials worldwide, mostly directly from the region of origin, and processes and packages them. 34 600 tonnes of foodstuffs are turned into some 600 products and put into almost 70 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

www.chocolatshalba.ch 
www.sunray.ch

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 over 200 000 tonnes of grain a year and manufactures more than 100 products.

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

www.swissmill.ch

Steinfels Swiss produces cleaning and bodycare products.

Steinfels Swiss

Steinfels Swiss develops, manufactures and markets over 20 000 tonnes of high-quality cleaning and bodycare products for private households, industry and bulk consumers each year. Steinfels Swiss is the Swiss market leader with its range of sustainable products.

Products / services: Natural cosmetics, cosmetics, detergents and cleaning products, hygiene products, system solutions for professional cleaning

www.steinfels-swiss.ch

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

Coop Bakeries

The five industrial bakeries produce a total of around 55 900 tonnes of baked  goods and doughs a year. A further 6 550 tonnes of fresh breads and pastries are produced at the in-store bakeries at 48 Coop supermarkets across Switzerland.

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

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

Reismühle Brunnen

Organic, Fairtrade, kosher or halal – Reismühle Brunnen processes over 55 varieties of rice from all over the world and sells over 10 200 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

www.reismuehle.ch

Nutrex produces and markets different varieties of vinegar.

Nutrex

Nutrex produces and markets over 8.6 million litres of more than 50 types of vinegar for retail, caterers / restaurants and industry every year. The company also produces organic, Fairtrade and kosher vinegar. 

Products: Vinegar and vinegar specialities

www.nutrex.ch

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

Pearlwater Mineralquellen

Pearlwater Mineralquellen bottles around 100 million litres of mineral water and soft drinks a year, including the Coop own-label brands Swiss Alpina, Aquina and Prix Garantie. The water comes from four premium-quality Alpine springs in Valais.

Products: Mineral water and soft drinks containing sugar as well as organic lemonades, sold in PET bottles; 20-litre containers of mineral water for sale by the glass

www.pearlwater.ch

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, sparkling wines, flavoured wine-based drinks

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 26 000 tonnes of bananas, over 375 tonnes of pineapples and 1 100 tonnes of kiwis 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