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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

Published: Monday, March 10, 2014

Hero acquires yildiz holding's stake in Hero gida in Turkey

Food Group Hero has signed an agreement to purchase Yıldız Holding`s 50% stake in the joint venture company Hero Gıda in Turkey. Hero Gıda itself will not change, except for the separation of the Ülker Bebe biscuit brand, which will remain with Yıldız Holding. ... more

Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013

Hero rebrands Friso Infant milk to Hero Baby

Food group Hero is set to rename its existing brand in the Benelux Friso Infant Milk to Hero Baby as of 1 April 2014. The product itself will not change: the quality and the recipe remain the same. The name change is part of Hero’s ambition to give its entire product range a uniform name and image. ... more