Bell Group posts sales revenue of more than CHF 3 billion for first time in 2016
14.02.2017, Ad hoc release pursuant to Art. 53 LR
In 2016, the Bell Group increased its sales by 20.3% to CHF 3.390 billion. Operating income also improved by 20.3% to CHF 3.346 billion and sales volumes grew by 50.5% to 414,260 tonnes. This strong growth was mainly driven by the acquisitions. The full 2016 Group results will be published on 23 February 2017.
The Bell Group is one of the leading processors of meat and convenience products in Europe. Its range of products includes meat, poultry, charcuterie, seafood, convenience products and salads. With the brands Bell, Hilcona and Eisberg, the Group meets a diversity of customer needs. Its customers include the retail trade as well as the food service sector and food processing industry. Some 10,000 employees generate annual revenues of CHF 3.4 billion. Bell is listed on the Swiss stock exchange.