Nutrex – Specialists for Vinegar
Nutrex was founded in 1942 and has been a division of Coop since 1971.
We are the leading supplier for vinegar in Switzerland. Our team of 15 employees produces approximately 8'900'000 liters of vinegar per year in Busswil bei Büren in Bern, of which 500'000 liters are in organic quality.
We mainly supply retailers as well as wholesalers and the industry.
Environmental and social sustainability constitutes an integral part of our business activity and is an important basis for the long-term success of the company. Sustainability is thus anchored in the company’s strategy and mission statements. We put our sense of responsibility into practice in our everyday business and focus on strong, long-term partnerships and joint solutions.
We produce, think and act sustainably and fairly. We use new technologies to achieve environmentally friendly, energy-optimized solutions, minimize waste and ensure environmentally friendly disposal. We use resources economically.We use natural ingredients and refrain from E-additives. Our production is emissionfree and our packaging materials are FSC-certified. Many of our products are in organic quality.
Please find more information about our labels and certificates here.
Reduction of plastic: Change of bottle top from PVC to PET
Waste: herb deposit is used in the animal food industry (more than 50 tons)
Introduction of first organic and fairtrade certified article
Introduction of "Hochstamm Suisse" Label; launch of first "Hochstamm Suisse" vinegar.
Increased share of organic products by 11% compared to 2012
First introduction of organic vinegar in Switzerland licensed with Bio Suisse
complete transition to FSC-certified packaging
50 tons reduction of cardboard
Change from oil heating to heat pump for a CO2-free production
Importance of environmental aspects was first embedded in the company philosophy
Development of Organic Vinegar
Our social engagement:
We get involved.