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, 1,882 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.

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

Nina Dietz, 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

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

Rüdiger Veit, Thalfang


22. March 2021
New look for Bärenmarke

The new look underscores the values of the family-oriented brand.

From March 2021, Bärenmarke...

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09. March 2021

Elinas limited-edition flavour for 2021 entices with exotic passion fruit.
The annual...

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23. October 2020

Recognition for reconciling family and professional life

For Hochwald, ensuring family life can...

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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

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. Milk Future Forum

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


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01. October 2019

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

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29. July 2019
Chief Sales Officer

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 marks construction start of the new Hochwald dairy in Mechernich

  • On 17...
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20. May 2019

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
2017 Fiscal Year

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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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