For the fourth time, Coop tops the rankings in the international animal welfare rating “Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare” (BBFAW).
With Fooby, Coop launches a new service that regularly informs customers about recipe and nutrition trends.
The Pro Montagna own-label brand for authentic products from the Swiss mountains celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2017.
In April, Bell AG becomes the Bell Food Group AG, which is now divided into the business areas Bell, Hilcona and Eisberg.
In April, Christ Watches & Jewellery introduced a new store concept at Zurich Airport, which will now be rolled out to the other branches.
In May, the first “Karma” shop opens, stocking the biggest range of purely vegetarian and vegan products in Switzerland.
In May, Coop begins operating Europe’s biggest wood-fired oven, in Schafisheim.
The network of pick-up stations for orders from various Coop online shops grows to 1 100 in May.
In May, Transgourmet Central and Eastern Europe acquires 70% of the shares in beverage service provider Team Beverage.
As “the world’s most sustainable retailer”, the Coop Group beats 147 retailers from around the world in the international rating.
In August 2017, Coop becomes the first retailer in Switzerland to sell insect-based foods.
In September, Interdiscount completes the construction of a new distribution centre in Jegenstorf.
In October, Coop opens the new Chocolats Halba and Sunray production location, along with Cave’s wine bottling plant, in Pratteln.
With retroactive effect from 1 January 2017, Transgourmet acquires a majority stake in the German software provider Gastronovi, which offers end-to-end solutions for restaurants.
In October, Transgourmet acquires one of the leading companies in Russia’s catering supplies segment, Global Foods.
In November, Coop dedicates an entire store, Sapori d’Italia, to Switzerland’s favourite cuisine, complete with espresso bar.
In November, the first Coop megastore modelled according to the 2025+ store concept opens in Seewen.
In December, Transgourmet Switzerland takes over the business activities of the wine dealer Zanini SA and the wine producer Vinattieri Ticinesi SA, and establishes the company Zanini Vinattieri SA.