The Bell Food Group is one of the leading processors of meat and convenience products in Europe and is market leader in Switzerland. The roots of this company steeped in tradition stretch back to 1869 when Samuel Bell opened his first butcher's shop in the inner city of Basel. Today, our range includes fresh meats, poultry, charcuterie and seafood as well as ultra-fresh, fresh and non-perishable convenience food products. Millions of consumers enjoy pleasurable moments and increased quality of life every day with products from our Bell, Eisberg, Hilcona and Hügli brands.

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With 12,000 employees at 63 sites in 15 countries and a broad product portfolio, the Bell Food Group generates an annual turnover of more than CHF 4 billion.

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Bell Food Group posts pleasing result under demanding general conditions

10.02.2023, Ad hoc release pursuant to Art. 53 LR

In a challenging financial year, the Bell Food Group built on the success of the previous record year and posted a pleasing result: net sales were CHF 4.3 billion (+6.4 % in currency-adjusted terms), EBIT came to CHF 162.9 million (+0.4 %) and the annual profit was CHF 127.8 million (+0.4 %).The Bell International business area in particular had a very successful year and was an important driver of the good result.The financial year was dominated by the normalisation of the corona situation, high inflation, rising costs and restrained consumer sentiment.The Annual General Meeting will be requested to approve a dividend of CHF 7 per share.

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