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Published: Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Hero Group enters joint venture with leading Brazilian company Kiviks Marknad

The Hero Group announces it has entered into a joint venture with the leading Brazilian jam manufacturer and distributor Kiviks Marknad Alimenticias Ltda. As a result of the agreement, the Hero Group, establishes its operations in the South American continent. ... more

Published: Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Hero Group CFO steps down

The Hero Group has announced that Stephan Schopp has resigned as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) due to health reasons with immediate effect. ... more

Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Hero Group sells Breda factory to Belgian Konings

The Hero Group, today confirms that it will sell its chilled juices factory in Breda to the Belgian co-packers company Konings Group. This sale will come into effect on July 1, 2015. As part of the agreement, Konings will continue making products for the Hero Benelux at the same factory. ... more

Published: Friday, April 17, 2015

Hero net income up more than 50%

Swiss food company Hero, with a mission to delight consumers by conserving the goodness of nature, has reported a significant rise of 54% in net income for 2014 compared to the previous year. The company said the strong increase in net income was realized despite a conservative approach driven by stricter risk management. ... more

Published: Saturday, March 21, 2015

Hero looks back on a successful 2013

Hero has published its year-end results for 2013 and reports significantly improved results. Net income increased from CHF 37.7m to CHF 78.1m and the company further reduced net debt. This is a clear confirmation of the new strategic direction and will allow Hero to invest further in growth areas. ... more