Family owned company since 1886. Manufacturer of fruit and vegetable based products such as conserves, fruit products, baby foods and cereal bars.
|Hero Group GmbH||SWI||website|
|Hero Group GmbH|
This company is a member of the Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform, the main food industry initiative supporting the development of sustainable agriculture worldwide. Created by Nestle, Unilever and Danone in 2002, the SAI Platform is a non-profit organization to facilitate sharing, at precompetitive level, of knowledge and initiatives to support the development and implementation of sustainable agriculture practices involving the different stakeholders of the food chain.
[Source 2015][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
This company's business relies on fruit, which is increasingly jeopardized by the lack of pollination as a result of the bee colony collapse disorder. To gain a better understanding on the subject, the Hero Group has launched the Bee Careful Initiative, which includes the Bee Careful website that focuses on gathering and sharing information on bees.
|Company Structure||Private company|
|# Employees||3,685 in 2014|
|Subsidiaries||Organix Brands Ltd|