Hero Group

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…

Hero Group sells US food-decoration business

Hero Group, the Switzerland-based manufacturer, has offloaded its food-decoration assets in the US amid declining growth forecasts for the division.…

Europe buoys Swiss group Hero in 2016

Hero, the Switzerland-based baby food-to-snacks maker, saw its earnings rise in 2016, helped by higher profits in Europe, despite muted…

Hero Group “satisfied” with 2015 despite impact of Swiss franc

Hero Group has reported mixed results for 2015, with the Switzerland-based baby food-to-jam maker seeing its top-line hit by the…