Make or buy? A combination of the two.

Valora is one of the world’s leading producers of pretzels and has great market-presence with strong own brands such as ok.– or Caffè Spettacolo, thereby benefitting from a well-integrated value chain. Discover how Valora decides between making or buying a product.

Make or buy? A combination of the two. 
k kiosk, Valora, Retail, Convenience, Mehr Food

A new look for k kiosk

The k kiosk appears in new splendor and with more freshness and food in the assortment. In the autumn of 2019, Valora started renovating individual outlets. The transformation at numerous locations in Switzerland will be completed by the end of 2020.

A new look for k kiosk 
Ditsch stands for pretzels. That’s it.”

“Ditsch stands for pretzels. That’s it.”

Ditsch pretzel bakery has not been able to avoid the pretzel for 100 years. It can be bought at every railway station in Germany and is now exported to 28 countries. This year, Ditsch celebrates its anniversary with Managing Director Seb Gooding and sets a world record of a special kind.

“Ditsch stands for pretzels. That’s it.” 
Caffè Spettacolo: 20 years of quality coffee and innovation

Caffè Spettacolo: 20 years of quality coffee and innovation

GRAZIE per 20 anni – we congratulate Caffè Spettacolo. Originally launched as an espresso blend, the proprietary Valora brand has since grown into Switzerland’s biggest chain of Italian cafés. With its bio and fair trade certified coffee, Caffè Spettacolo is synonymous with Italianità and enjoyment.

Caffè Spettacolo: 20 years of quality coffee and innovation 
Chiara Bello

Laughter is the key to happiness

As Chief Happiness Officer at bob Finance, Chiara Bello’s job is to maintain good morale in the workplace. After all, a good working atmosphere greatly increases productivity.

Laughter is the key to happiness 
The cheese, yoghurt and milk taste especially creamy due to their natural fat content.

Regional freshness for you

What do spring water from Zurich and Chur’s freshest milk have in common? You will find them in the new avec bearing the label “Von hier. Regional für dich.” Through this initiative, we are supporting small businesses and keeping transport times short.

Regional freshness for you 
Valora, career, BackWerk, Brezelkönig, Caffè Spettacolo, k kiosk

Same company, new job

New job, same employer: Valora supports and promotes internal job changes to secure valuable professional knowledge within the company.

Same company, new job 
Valora, avec, Zürich HB, Foodvenience

avec: towards a new concept with courage and at full throttle

A Valora team developed the concept for the new avec stores in just five months. This concept incorporates the latest food-on-the-go and convenience trends and combines them in ‘foodvenience’ of the highest level.

avec: towards a new concept with courage and at full throttle 
Valora, Digitalisierung, Services, Verkaufsstelle

The point of sale as a service centre

Nowadays, Valora’s retail points of sale have many functions. They are located at the interface between the analogue and digital worlds and have now become veritable service centres.

The point of sale as a service centre 
Valora, BackWerk, Lörrach, Franchising

A passion for their work

Successfully managed with great joy by the franchisees Anja and Markus Jütten, the BackWerk in the southern German city of Lörrach leaves its guests spoilt for choice with a range of more than 100 products.

A passion for their work 
ok.–

Why there’s no longer any ok.– shampoo

Valora’s own ok.– brand is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2019. In this time, the ok.– brand saw many highlights on its journey to becoming the cult brand it is today.

Why there’s no longer any ok.– shampoo 
E-Smoke: viel Rauch um nichts

E-smoking: all smoke, no fire?

Vaping is booming. Where did the e-smoke trend originate and how is demand developing in Germany and Switzerland?

E-smoking: all smoke, no fire? 
Valora, Food Service, Ditsch, Oranienbaum, Brezeln

Where pretzel makers bake pretzels

At the Ditsch production site in Oranienbaum, more than a million baked goods are produced every day. Shift leader Sven Stojan knows the recipe for success behind the globally loved pretzels, pizzas and bread rolls.

Where pretzel makers bake pretzels 
Food Trend

On the track of food trends

He creates what is later displayed in the show cases of BackWerk, Brezelkönig und Caffè Spettacolo in Switzerland; Riccardo Brunet is Food Developer at Valora. Together with his team he scouts tomorrow’s trends and writes new recipes.

On the track of food trends 
Valora, BackWerk, Snacking, Essgewohnheiten, Deutschland, Studie

The Germans snack consciously – with enjoyment

The Germans love good snacks and are prepared to pay good money for them. The business is booming. As Germany’s biggest food service bakery, BackWerk carried out a study of snacking for the first time.

The Germans snack consciously – with enjoyment 
BackWerk, Bochum, Convenience, Food, Valora

Fast, fresh and healthy – throughout the day

Ever more people live alone and eat away from home. But for today’s mobile population, food not only has to be available quickly and at any time, it also has to be ultra fresh and healthy. How Valora lives up to these trends.

Fast, fresh and healthy – throughout the day