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Media releases

Published: Monday, April 1, 2013

Hero provides original product information to Chinese consumers

Despite information in the media, neither Hero nor the Chinese authorities have found any evidence that Hero's products on the market are unsafe for consumption or not in line with the defined standards. ... more

Published: Friday, March 29, 2013

Q&A for Hero Nutradefense issue in China

We learned in December that Suzhou authorities had begun an investigation into alleged illegal repackaging by a sub-distributor. We immediately cooperated with the authorities to investigate the matter. ... more

Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013

Hero Infant Milks in China are Safe

Hero regrets that a recently broadcasted news item on Chinese Television about our Infant milk brand Hero Nutradefense has created concern around the quality of our product sold in China. ... more

Published: Friday, March 22, 2013

Hero posts significantly improved performance in 2012

Hero today announced the Group’s 2012 annual results and communicated substantial improvements versus prior years in its key financial performance indicators. ... more

Published: Monday, December 10, 2012

Dr. Arend Oetker hands over chairmanship for Hero Board

Dr. Arend Oetker (73), the majority shareholder of the Hero Group, hands over the office of Chairman of the Board of Directors of the international Swiss food company to Dr. Hasso Kaempfe (62) on 1 January 2013. The new Board will consist of Dr. Hasso Kaempfe (Chairman), Herbert J. Scheidt (61, Vice-Chairman), Dr. Hagen Duenbostel (42) and Michael Pieper (66). Arend Oetker will continue to attend the Board meetings as Honorary Chairman. ... more