We are a cooperative company group distinguished by internationality, a great focus on exports as well as flat hierarchies and short decision-making channels. By concentrating on high-revenue business fields, our company is able to grow successfully and sustainably. At present, 1,981 highly qualified employees work at locations nationally and abroad in order to grow our company and produce high-quality food products. Hochwald includes renowned brands such as Bärenmarke, Lünebest, Glücksklee, Elinas and Hochwald, as well as trademarks and international brands like Bonny and Milcow.




Our employees are an important part of our growth. A healthy working environment is therefore important to us. We offer a safe workplace, an individually tailored further training programme as well as great development prospects. We foster our own junior talent with practice-based and qualified professional training.

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Would you like to become part of the Hochwald family and work with us? Send us your application and show us your interest and commitment! If you need more information or have any questions, please contact Tatjana Komes (Recruiting): or by phone:+49 6504 12-0


No problem! Can you identify with our philosophy and product, but are you completely new to the dairy industry? We can change that! With interest, commitment and enthusiasm, you can also get a foothold in our company as a lateral entrant. There are many examples of this among our active employees.

When it comes to producing tinned evaporated milk,
no one else in Germany comes close to us!

Rüdiger Veit, Thalfang

Being creative and developing ideas together –
that’s what makes my job so appealing.

Nina Haas, Thalfang

It always takes a little courage and drive,
to take on and realise things together.

Koos Elzinga, Bolsward

Baby nutrition is made from our products, meeting the highest standards of quality and safety.

Doris Mans, Hünfeld


01. August 2023
Into the future with Hochwald: apprentices embark on professional life

The new training year saw a total of 21 apprentices and two work-study students launch their...

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03. July 2023
A good start to 2023 – “Prepared for tomorrow” strategy launched

The Hochwald Group presented strong figures at the Delegates Meeting of Hochwald Milch eG on 30 June...

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16. May 2023
Hochwald at PLMA

23rd to 24th May 2023

PLMA’s World of Private Label in Amsterdam is an international trade show for...

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28. April 2023
Bärenmarke now offers a plant-based alternative:

Say “Hello” to Ohne MUH!

The wait for plant-based milk alternatives of Bärenmarke quality is...

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28. March 2023
Hochwald acquires the Tuffi brand
  • Federal Cartel Office gives the green light for the acquisition
  • Dairy company compliments its...
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14. February 2023
Hochwald at Gulfood, Dubai

From February 20th to 24ththe Gulfood fair will take place in Dubai for the 28th time. With around...

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02. December 2022
New manager Mechernich

With effect from 01 February 2023, Jürgen Wolf, previously head of the Arla factory in Pronsfeld,...

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15. November 2022
More Sustainable Milk

A collaboration of farms, research organisations and businesses working in agriculture and food...

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11. October 2022
Hochwald at SIAL, Paris

One of the world’s leading food trade fairs, SIAL, will be taking place in Paris this year, from 15...

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22. September 2022
Ecovadis silver medal

Hochwald was audited by EcoVadis and awarded the silver medal for its sustainability efforts in the...

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15. September 2022
6. The Hochwald Future Forum

Ochtendung/Thalfang, 14. September 2022

Emotional. Digital. Rational.’ This was the title of the...

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29. June 2022
Fiscal year 2021

Hochwald reported turnover of €1.59 billion in 2021. The export share of sales continued to grow and...

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25. June 2022
Hochwald has opened the dairy plant of the future, today

The new Mechernich plant has strengthened their position in the market – Hochwald is investing 200...

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27. May 2022
Hochwald at PLMA

31st May to 1st June 2022

PLMA’s World of Private Label in Amsterdam is an international trade show...

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10. February 2022
Hochwald at Gulfood 2022

One of the world’s biggest food fairs will be taking place in Dubai from 13 to 17 February - a rare...

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Our Brands

[Translate to English:] hochwald Milchprodukte
[Translate to English:] Elinas
[Translate to English:] Lünebest
[Translate to English:] Bonny
[Translate to English:] Glücksklee
[Translate to English:] Ramonte
[Translate to English:] Mana
[Translate to English:] Milcow
[Translate to English:] Happy Day
[Translate to English:] Mimi Lait
[Translate to English:] Starmilk