The worlds top meat processor firm the Bell Food Group announced that it is selling two production plants in Hungary and France. As per agreement the new owners will take over all the employees. Last year the company withdrew from the German sausage business.
- The Bell Food Group is thereby selling two locations with low strategic value as part of the restructuring of its international charcuterie business.
- The Bell Food Group is selling its plants in Perbál in Hungary and Saint-André in France.
- All employees will be taken over by the new owners.
In May 2020, All companies of the Bell Food Group in Switzerland have concluded a new collective labour agreement (CLA) with the Butchery Staff Association Switzerland (MPV). The agreement applies to the Swiss locations of the companies Bell, Eisberg, Hilcona and Hügli, comprising a total of 21 production plants and some 5,200 employees. The signing of the new CLA has established the first social partnership in the convenience sector in Switzerland.
In July 2019, The Bell Food Group announced the sale of Bell Germany’s sausage business to the Zur Mühlen Group. As per agreement the sale of the sausage business includes the two production facilities in Börger and Suhl and all their employees will transfer to the Zur Mühlen Group.
About the Bell Food Group
The Bell Food Group, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, is a leading meat processors and convenience specialists in Europe. The company has a range of products includes meat, poultry, charcuterie, seafood and convenience products. The major brand of the company includes Bell, Eisberg, Hilcona and Hügli serves customers in various countries. The company has more than 12,000 employees at 53 sites in around 15 countries.