Manufacturing companies

The manufacturing companies make Coop’s own-label brand products and items for third parties in Switzerland and abroad. Through these manufacturing companies, the Coop Group intends to create a more distinctive profile in the international market.

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 527 000 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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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

HALBA produces Swiss chocolate, innovative snacks and high-quality baking and cooking ingredients. HALBA is fully committed to sustainability, taking responsibility for this from cultivation through to product enjoyment. As a trustworthy sustainability pioneer, HALBA is involved in innovative sustainability projects in the countries of origin. 

Products: Chocolate, snacks such as nuts and dried fruit, baking and cooking ingredients 

www.chocolatshalba.ch

Swissmill

Swissmill is Switzerland’s largest grain mill and one of the most modern enterprises in the sector across Europe. It processes over 200000 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

Steinfels Swiss develops, manufactures and markets over 18 000 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: Natural cosmetics, cosmetics, detergents and cleaning products, hygiene products, system solutions for professional cleaning 

Coop Bakeries

The five industrial bakeries produce a 

total of around 62 400 tonnes of bread, baked goods and doughs a year. A further 6 620 tonnes of fresh bread and pastries are produced at the in-store bakeries at 55 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 Nutrex

Reismühle Nutrex is the most sustainable and innovative producer of rice and vinegar in Europe. Every year it processes over 12 000 tonnes of rice, with more than 65 varieties. It also produces 9.5 million litres of vinegar in 55 different varieties.

Products: Rice varieties from all over the world, rice blends, Vinegar and vinegar specialities

www.reismuehle-nutrex.ch 

Pearlwater Mineralquellen

Pearlwater Mineralquellen bottles around 100 million litres of mineral water and soft drinks a year, including the Coop ownlabel 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

www.pearlwater.ch

Cave

The Coop winery vinifies must from nine Swiss cantons. Wines from all over the world are managed, refined, bottled and packaged. The Charmat method is used to produce sparkling wines in the winery. Aromatized beverages containing wine round off the range. Cave is the largest winery in Switzerland, filling 40.2 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 28 000 tonnes of bananas each year, and packages them along with around 3 000 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