F. Hunziker + Co AG - History

Hunziker - creating taste and function


As a fully self-financed Swiss company, F. Hunziker + Co AG combines the virtues of a solid family business with the innovative striving and strength of a growth and customer-oriented international company. Here are the most important milestones in our development:


1930 Founded as a trading company for chemical and technical products
1945 Established as a joint-stock company
1948 First delivery of hard-boiled candies to the Migros cooperative in Zurich
1957 Construction of factory building, which is still in use today
1961 Fritz Hunziker Jr. takes over management of the company
1962 First production of instant drinks
1982 First delivery of Instant Ice Tea to Migros
1984 Administrative building added
1991 As the son-in-law of Fritz Hunziker, Konrad Kaufmann takes over as the third generation of the family to run the company
1996 ISO 9001 certification
1999 The North Italian company Akellas srl becomes part of the family holding company
2000 Fritz Hunziker Sr. passes away at the age of 95
2004 BRC certification
2004 Halter Bonbons AG is incorporated into family holding company
2006 FPA Safe certificate




IFS certificate
Completion of modernizing embossing lines and implementation of new powder filling machine
Implementation of new batch cooking machine

Dr. Felix Obrist to take over position as CEO

F. Hunziker + Co AG
Heimstrasse 18
CH-8953 Dietikon

Tel. +41 (0)44 746 36 36
Telefax +41 (0)44 746 36 37


Source: http://www.fhunziker.ch/en/Geschichte.php