Coop presents its new chocolate brand: “Halba – Le Chocolatier Suisse”. The new carbon-neutral chocolate is produced without any palm oil and sets high standards in terms of sustainability.
Joos Sutter elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Coop Group Cooperative. Philipp Wyss becomes Chairman of the Executive Committee
Following the further lockdown in the catering sector, the Coop restaurants were allowed to reopen for indoor service at the end of May, subject to an appropriate safety protocol.
Transgourmet acquires all the shares in GM Food, which operates in Spain. The acquisition enables Transgourmet to enter one of the biggest catering markets in Europe.
Coop’s second “Day of good deeds” was a complete success. On 29 May, the people of Switzerland did hundreds of thousands of good deeds.
As part of its efforts to reduce packaging, Coop extends its zero-waste offering and rolls out the first refill stations in its supermarkets.
Coop subsidiary BâleHotels opens the 4-star hotel Märthof in the heart of Basel’s old town.
The new Coop Marktgass Bern is modern, innovative and inviting. The store boasts a completely new concept, one-of-a-kind in Switzerland.
The Jumbo and Building & Hobby brands are combined and will be operated under the Jumbo name as a specialist format of the Coop Group.
With over 400 actions, Coop demonstrates its strong inner drive for people, animals and nature. Coop has been acting as a pioneer with a comprehensive sustainability approach for over 30 years.
Coop Aid for Mountain Regions donates all of the 700 000 francs raised by this year’s “1 August rolls” campaign to the organic alpine dairy in Vals.
Thanks to the expansion of the distribution centre in Aclens, all logistics activities in western Switzerland are concentrated at one site.
Coop achieves first place on the WWF’s global Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard. It owes this ranking to having consistently implemented its Vision for Palm Oil.
In 2021, Coop became the first company in Switzerland to receive a second star from the Lean & Green programme for its sustainability commitment in the areas of transport and logistics.
In November, the new Coop-City.ch online shop was launched, with around 13,000 articles.