Hero Group

Arla in talks to buy Hero Group assets in Sweden

Arla Foods is in talks to acquire a factory Switzerland’s Hero Group plans to close in Sweden. The two companies…

Hero Group confirms jam factory closure

Switzerland-based Hero Group has decided to cease operations at one of its jam production facilities by the end of next…

Switzerland’s Hero Group mulls future of domestic jam factory

Swiss food company Hero Group is weighing up the future of a jam production facility in its home market. The…

Dr. Schär buys Hero’s Nordic gluten-free business

Dr. Schär has snapped up The Hero Group’s Semper gluten-free business in the Nordics. The deal includes Hero’s gluten-free crisp…

Switzerland’s Hero Group sells UK gluten-free arm Juvela to S-Ventures

Hero Group, the Switzerland-based food business behind the Organix snack brand, has sold its UK gluten-free arm Juvela to brand-builder…

Switzerland’s Hero Group invests in new Spanish factory for baby food

Hero Group, the Switzerland-headquartered baby-food maker, is investing EUR16m (US$16.5m) in a new factory in Spain. The 6,000 square-metre plant,…

US baby-food firm Beech-Nut dumps product line following toxic metal scare

Beech-Nut Nutrition, the US baby-food firm, is discontinuing its branded Stage 1 Single Grain Rice Cereal after a product recall…

Hero Group acquires Canada’s Baby Gourmet

Hero Group, the Switzerland-based baby-food manufacturer, has acquired Baby Gourmet, a privately-owned peer in Canada producing organic products. Located in…

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector. *This article is…

Hero Group signs “strategic” deal with German baby-food firm

Switzerland's Hero Group, the owner of US baby-food business Beech-Nut, has announced a "strategic partnership" with Goodforgrowth, a firm in…