H&G Group

Inspired by nature!

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 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.

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herbafood (EN)

herbafood (EN)

Multi-functional fibres and apple extracts.

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Herbstreith & Fox (EN)

Herbstreith & Fox (EN)

Pectin specialist for a wide range of applications. Global market leader in apple pectin.

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Riske Ingredients (EN)

Riske Ingredients (EN)

Functional ingredients and mixtures for the meat and processed meat industry.

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herba cuisine (EN)

herba cuisine (EN)

Innovative, plant-based basic products for the gastronomy sector.

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ApfelCholest (EN)

ApfelCholest (EN)

Fibre preparation for maintaining a normal cholesterol level.

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agro Food Solution (EN)

agro Food Solution (EN)

Animal feed using high-quality, plant-based products.

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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.

World map with international activities of the H&F Group.

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.

Product applications of the H&F Group.

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.

Our history

Overview

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. 

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Apple arts by H&F Group

Culture and commitment

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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.