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 market leader in Switzerland. Its Bell, Eisberg, Hilcona 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 around 543 000 tonnes of goods a year. The Bell Food Group has manufacturing companies in 15 countries. The company is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange.

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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 / Sunray

Chocolats Halba produces around 16 500 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 46 000 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 packaged into 70 million pieces.

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


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

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

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 61 750 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 49 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 / Nutrex

Organic, Fairtrade, kosher or halal – Reismühle Brunnen processes over 60 varieties of rice from all over the world and sells over 11 000 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 over 8.9 million litres of over 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

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

Pearlwater Mineralquellen

Pearlwater 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 with different mineralizations.

Products: Still and sparkling mineral water, soft drinks containing sugar as well as flavoured organic lemonades, sold in PET bottles


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 produces 26 600 tonnes of bananas each year, and packages them along with around 3 500 tonnes of pineapple and 1 400 tonnes of kiwi and dried fruits and nuts. The plant is one of the most technically and environmentally advanced in Europe.

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