With its popular brands, including Hochland, Almette, Grünländer, Patros, Fetaxa, Gervais, Valbrie, and Valbon, the Hochland Group is one of the largest private cheese producers in Europe. More than 5,500 people work for Hochland around the world, generating annual sales of almost EUR 1.6 billion.
This family-run company, now in the fourth generation, has been producing cheese products for 90 years and places great importance on quality, tradition, and culture. The company headquarters is in Heimenkirch in the Allgäu region. Over the last few decades, Hochland has grown into an international company, with branches in France, Spain, Poland, Romania, Russia, and the USA. For many years, a machine and plant engineering division that makes machines for cheese production and packaging has also been part of the company, with locations in Germany, Australia, and the USA.