WE ARE A

COOPERATIVE

Passion for milk

 

WE ARE 

INTERNATIONAL

From Germany to the world

 

WE ARE MILK

Achieving more together

HOCHWALD

IN FIGURES

Hochwald is a cooperative group that is developing into an international, market-oriented milk specialist.

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FROM GERMANY

TO THE WORLD

A wide range of dairy products are produced in our facilities.Consumers around the world know and value our products.

HOCHWALD

INVESTS

We are building a new, modern and highly efficient dairy plant on a green field site to produce long-life dairy products at the heart of the cooperative region.

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FROM OUR FARMS

Intensive public relations work

Many debates on agriculture are marked by a lack of awareness about the real situation on farms.

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FROM OUR FARMS

Images from Dusenbach in Hesse

Cows graze among fruit trees, bask in the midday soon and enjoy a wonderful early summer’s day.

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FROM OUR FARMS

Taking bold steps forwards!

Family father, farmer and chairman of the Executive Board of Hochwald Milch eG. How do you reconcile all that?

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SUSTAINABILITY

AT HOCHWALD

Responsibility for the future

As a company founded on cooperation, we have been pursuing long-term strategies since 1932 and strive to improve ourselves each and every day. Safeguarding and developing sustainable values for the present and future generations is in our DNA. We view sustainability as a continuous improvement process that challenges us to measure and communicate our progress transparently.

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ONLY THIS APPROACH IS EFFECTIVE AGAINST PRECONCEPTIONS: OPENNESS AND TRANSPARENCY

Rainer Verbücheln, Cooperative member

I LIKE OUR PRODUCTS. MY FAVOURITE IS BÄRENMARKE QUARK-YOGHURT!

Edith Backes-Kolla, Thalfang

FOR ME, MILK IS MORE VERSATILE AND VARIED THAN ANY OTHER FOOD PRODUCT!

Sunny Davala, Hünfeld

GOOD ORGANISATION, GREAT CONVICTION AND PASSION FOR THE JOB MAKE WORK EASIER.

Peter Manderfeld, farmer and chair of the Board of Directors of Hochwald Milch eG

OUR PRODUCTS

Quark and yoghurt

Enjoy creamy yoghurt or quark with fruit or as an accompaniment to hearty meals.

Milkshakes

Enhance our milkshakes with one of the cream variations from our range.

Drinking milk

Whether as longer-lasting fresh milk or as long-life milk – it is always a pleasure.

Condensed milk

Evaporated as well as sweetened condensed milk as an ingredient for baking.

Evaporated milk

Creamy indulgence for enhancing tea and coffee.

Evaporated milk

Pours finely and elegantly into your tea or coffee.

Cheese 

Mozzarella as an off-the-shelf product or for refining dishes.

Cheese 

Pasta filata cheese that also includes kashkaval.

Cheese

Cheese production has been a tradition at the Hünfeld plant since 1893..

Yoghurt & dessert

Fresh natural yoghurt or creamy quark.

Yoghurt & dessert

Enhance your yoghurt with fresh fruit.

Yoghurt & dessert

Stick your spoon in our creamy, thick yoghurt.

Drinking milk

The sugar contained in the milk consists exclusively of lactose, which occurs naturally in milk.

Drinking milk

Enjoy full-flavoured taste: plain or with muesli.

Drinking milk

For breakfast, baking or cooking.

Ingredients

Whole milk powder for producing baby and infant food or baked goods.

Ingredients

Coffee whitener for coffee specialities in the drinks industry.

Ingredients

Skimmed milk powder for producing chocolate, ice cream and desserts.

Dairy products
Condensed milk
Cheese
Yoghurt & dessert
Drinking milk
Ingredients

GOOD TO KNOW

MADE FROM

MILK

We know how to turn milk into a wide range of dairy products. Whether it’s cheese, quark, yoghurt, milkshakes, cream or simply pure: the milk produced by a cow is incredibly versatile. For us, it is all about the quality, not quantity.

Our brands

Hochwald

Drinking milk and condensed milk for any occasion and time of day.

Hochwald

Spray cream for instant enjoyment, fresh whipped cream or long-life cream without cooling for culinary emergencies.

Hochwald

Alternatives to butter: the bread spread made from cream and yoghurt.

Bärenmarke
Bärenmarke
Nothing is more important than family.

Whether at breakfast, over coffee or in the evening.

Bärenmarke
Nothing is more important than your loved ones.

Bärenmarkehas been serving people of all ages for more than 100 years.

Bärenmarke
Nothing is more important than enjoyment.

Fresh, creamy and full-flavoured enjoyment – on your spoon or in your cup.

Elinas

Magnificently creamy, Greek-style yoghurt underlaid with varied fruit flavours, nuts or sweet honey.

Elinas

Natural Greek-style yoghurt whether plain, enhanced with nuts, honey and fruit or as an ingredient for Mediterranean recipes.

Elinas

Elinas adds a touch of Mediterranean enjoyment to your kitchen.

LÜNEbest

The northern German cult brand: one of the most popular yoghurt brands in northern Germany.

LÜNEbest

Thick yoghurts in distinctive pots.

LÜNEbest

The LÜNEbest range has somethingfor everyone, every day and every mood.

Bonny

Bonny condensed milk has been giving tea a mild and creamy taste for more than 50 years.

Bonny

A range of ice coffee and milkshake drinks for cool enjoyment.      

Bonny

Sweetened condensed milk perfect for cooking and baking.

30. June 2020
2019 Fiscal Year

Hochwald widens the gap from the average German milk price and reports stable sales figures for...

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14. February 2020
Hochwald taps into changing consumer lifestyle in GCC

Hochwad Foods GmbH , the 2nd biggest German  dairy cooperative which has always been at the...

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25. November 2019
Agriculture 4.0

Autonomous tractors, drones for monitoring crops, or data-supported use of crop inputs – these...

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31. October 2019
5. Hochwald Milk Future Forum

Hochwald Cooperative explores intersections between the milk market, society, and agriculture

Pro...

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01. October 2019
On-the-go and convenience trends

Hochwald Foods GmbH, the 2nd biggest German dairy cooperative who produces high quality milk...

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29. July 2019
A new member is appointed to the Hochwald Management Board

The Hochwald Management Board now assumes a third responsibility. Thilo R. Pomykala (48) will  join...

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25. June 2019
Sustainable development

Strategic aim of above-average dividends achieved 

2018 saw Hochwald continue to implement the...

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20. May 2019
Groundbreaking ceremony

Groundbreaking ceremony marks construction start of the new Hochwald dairy in Mechernich

  • On 17...
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20. May 2019
Hochwald at PLMA
PLMA’s World of Private Label in Amsterdam is an international trade show for private labels, and a...
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04. July 2018
Hochwald closed 2017 with a revenue increase
Thalfang / Maria Laach, July 4, 2018  The Hochwald Group has utilized the year 2017 to start...
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06. June 2018
Hochwald builds Greenfield
4th June, 2018Obergartzem/Thalfang/Erftstadt - The Hochwald Cooperative Group with its head office...
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25. May 2018
Hochwald at PLMA
PLMA’s World of Private Label in Amsterdam is an international trade show for private labels, and a...
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29. January 2018
MEET US AT GULFOOD
Hochwald Foods GmbH will be exhibiting at Gulfood in Dubai, a major trade fair in the Middle East...
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26. January 2018
Hochwald expands its management team
Thalfang, 26 January 2018 The Supervisory Board of Hochwald Foods GmbH has appointed Thorsten...
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08. December 2017
Hochwald discusses the future
Ochtendung/Thalfang, 6 December 2017"Facts change, opinions shift." With these words, Peter...
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27. September 2017
Hochwald at Anuga
Anuga is the world’s largest and most important trade fair for food and beverages and is held in...
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27. July 2017
Hochwald expands its management team

Hochwald is expanding its management board to include a third responsibility. Thorsten Oberschmidt...

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28. June 2017
Strategy "Hochwald 2020"
Thalfang / Maria Laach, 27 June 2017 Hochwald laid the foundations for the strategy "Hochwald 2020"...
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28. April 2017
Hochwald at PLMA
PLMA’s World of Private Label in Amsterdam is an international trade show for private labels, and a...
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14. February 2017
Meet us at Gulfood!
Hochwald Foods GmbH will be exhibiting at Gulfood in Dubai, a major trade fair in the Middle East...
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25. November 2016
Hochwald supports "Herzenssache"

Thalfang, 25.11.2016. This year, Hochwald Foods GmbH is donating €14,000 to Herzenssache, the...

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14. October 2016
Hochwald reorganises its management board

Thalfang, 14 October 2016. The Supervisory Board of Hochwald Foods GmbH has appointed Detlef Latka...

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27. September 2016
Into the future with Hochwald
Thalfang, 14th September 2016. With the new training year, 35 trainees and two dual students have...
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21. June 2016
Sustainable Development

Thalfang / Maria Laach, 22 June 2016

In 2015, a difficult year for the milk industry, Hochwald...

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10. June 2016
Cooperation with Schwälbchen

Bad Schwalbach/Thalfang, 9 June, 2016. SCHWÄLBCHEN MOLKEREI AG and HOCHWALD Foods GmbH will be...

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09. May 2016
Hochwald in dialogue with farmers’ associations
Thalfang, 9 May 2016. At the beginning of May, the farmers’ associations from the milk collection...
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28. April 2016
Concentrating on its core business
Thalfang/Meppen, 27 April 2016. Hochwald Foods GmbH, Thalfang, has sold its subsidiary located in...
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21. March 2016
New drying plant opened in Hünfeld
Hünfeld, 21 March 2016. The dairy company Hochwald has inaugurated one of the most modern production...
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23. December 2015
Preparatory classes for refugee children
The proceeds collected from the prize wheel activity featured as part of the Fun-Mobile amounted to...
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06. November 2015
Hochwald reorganises its Management Board
Hochwald Foods GmbH is reorganising its Management Board. In future, the responsibility within the...
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13. October 2015
Dr Engel leaves Management
Dr Karl-Heinz Engel was dismissed as the managing director of the Hochwald Group with immediate...
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24. June 2015
2014: A good business year

Thalfang / Maria Laach, June 24 2015

In fiscal year 2014, Hochwald increased revenues to...

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08. May 2015
Marketing cooperation for cheese

Thalfang/ Holtsee 8th May 2015

 

The Schleswig-Holstein dairy cooperative Holtsee-Ascheberg eG and...

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29. October 2014
3. Future Forum for Milk
At the 3rd Future Forum for Milk, with the business and science experts from the Hochwald...
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WE ARE FUTURE

GROW 

WITH US

Would you like to become part of the Hochwald family and work with us? Even if you are looking to change career from another sector, no problem! Provided that you can identify with our philosophy and products.

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