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Hero starts employee consultation over future of Lenzburg factory

Lenzburg, September 20, 2023: Hero AG has launched consultations with all local employees in Switzerland on the future of the jam portion production plant in Lenzburg, Switzerland.

The purpose of this consultation is specifically to put the company in the best position to take a decision on the production plant. A maximum of 55 employees are affected.

Irrespective of the outcome, the Hero company will not disappear from Lenzburg as the Group's global HQ and Swiss offices will remain in the birthplace of this iconic Swiss brand.

No further comment is being made now so as not to jeopardize the consultation period that is currently under way. More information will be made available once the consultation process is completed.


About Hero Group
The Hero Group is an international food company focused on branded nutritional food products. The company was founded in 1886 in Lenzburg, Switzerland, where its headquarters are still located today. Hero's main product categories of Baby & Toddler Food, Natural Spreads, and Healthy Snacks are complemented by its activities in Baby & Toddler Milk, Gluten Free and Specialties. The Group, which lives by its mission to delight consumers by conserving the goodness of nature, boasts a global footprint and its portfolio consists of many well-known international and local brands. In 2022, the Group generated revenues of CHF 1.2 billion.