Our Purchase of Packaging Material

We use packaging materials for processed cheese, hard cheese, cream cheese and white cheese.

As primary packaging, in contact with the product, we use aluminum foil, printed plastic film, plastic buckets, plastic cups and lids, jars and screw caps, tinplate cans, aluminum lids, aluminum menu trays and self-adhesive labels. As secondary packaging we use cardboard boxes made of corrugated board or solid board.


We require the following from our suppliers of primary packaging material:

  • Valid GFSI certificate
  • Declarations of conformity including required migration tests for the use of the materials in food contact
  • For paper labels additionally FSC / PEFC certificate
  • AEO Security Statement
  • Cooperation via our supplier portal Onventis


We require the following from our suppliers of secondary packaging material:

  • ISO 9001
  • Use of low-migration colors (according to CEPE or EuPia recommendation)
  • Use FSC or PEFC certificate
  • AEO Security Statement
  • Cooperation via our supplier portal Onventis


If you see yourself as a potential new supplier to the Hochland Group, please give us a chance to become aware of you. Please send us an e-mail with your company data such as your address, the link to your company homepage, your product portfolio and your annual turnover to Rohwareneinkauf@hochland.com. In addition to your company details, we kindly ask you to send us your company-specific certificates (e.g. ISO certification, energy management certification, sustainability certification etc.). Only in this way we can decide whether you as a supplier fulfill our audit requirements.

Your e-mail will be automatically forwarded to the responsible contact person. He will contact you if interested or directly send you the registration link to our supplier portal Onventis. We kindly ask you to refrain from telephone inquiries.

Please note that by sending your e-mail you agree to the processing of the personal data you provide for the purpose of working on your request and to our privacy statement.