We specialise in manufacturing high-quality pectin variants and offer an extensive range of multi-functional fibres from fruits and vegetables for the food and non-food industries.
Specialist in plant-based ingredients
With companies such as Herbstreith & Fox GmbH & Co. KG and Herbafood Ingredients GmbH in our organisation, the H&F Group is renowned across the globe for its proven product portfolios that deliver outstanding functional properties, excellent quality and innovative applications concepts. Our family-run, German company operates in multiple business fields encompassing high-quality food ingredients. We complement our offering here with products for other areas such as animal feed and food supplements.
Multi-functional fibres and apple extracts.
Herbstreith & Fox (EN)
Pectin specialist for a wide range of applications. Global market leader in apple pectin.
Riske Ingredients (EN)
Functional ingredients and mixtures for the meat and processed meat industry.
herba cuisine (EN)
Innovative, plant-based basic products for the gastronomy sector.
Store with food supplements and cooking basics for end consumers.
agro Food Solution (EN)
Animal feed using high-quality, plant-based products.
Global innovation rooted in tradition
Building on a strong foundation of specialist expertise and a lively culture of innovation, we continually develop our application know-how in line with the needs of our markets. Our company is a strong partner for customers the world over and an attractive employer, offering excellent development prospects for dedicated specialists.
Customer focus and application service
Our core strengths lie in the provision of contemporary, tailor-made production solutions flanked by a perfect service. For example, for innovative ice cream concepts, plant-based product innovations in gastronomy and for a host of issues related to the reformulation of foods.
Quality assurance and consistent functional properties
The experts at the H&F Group advise on topics such as stabilisation, emulsification, texturisation and increasing viscosity in a diverse range of food applications as well as a host of other processes. Careful standardisation and tried-and-tested qualities make us a reliable partner for processors in many different industries.
The H&F Group: A family company committed to further developing the processing of apples and citrus fruits to create specialised pectins and complementary product areas since 1934. Throughout the course of its 85-year history, the Group has remained on a steady growth path.
Culture and commitment
Our commitment to sustainability and social communities is firmly anchored in the corporate culture of the H&F Group. Our strong commitment to our employees and involvement in social issues forms a robust foundation of trust. We also support culture: Since 1987, the H&F Group has offered artists the chance to complete works related to the subject of “apples” using a wide range of techniques and artistic styles.