Facts and Figures

Number of employees

Annual sales
20 Mio. CHF

Quantity produced
10'000 Tonnen

Number of varieties produced

• Egg pasta with different egg contents
• Pasta made of various semolina types (durum wheat, whole wheat and organic)
• Special recipes for gastronomy and industry
• Soup ingedients and pancake strips (Flädli)

Pressed, cut-out, nested, rolled, Flädli

• National distribution in Swiss food retail stores and Swiss gastronomy trade
• Worldwide export

Pasta Premium AG

With the founding of Pasta Premium, the plant in Frauenfeld was taken over together with all of the employees. The marketing and sales departments were reorganized after the acquisition. The resulting mixture of many years of experience and expertise, state-of-the-art technology and innovative spirit, the pasta experts at Pasta Premium are well-equipped for the future to pamper consumers at home and abroad with fine premium Swiss-quality pasta.

Milestones in the company’s history

1858 Founding of Ernst (Kradolf)
1861 Founding of La Chinoise (Nyon)
1876 Founding of Bschüssig (Wintehrthur)
1987 Hero takes over Ernst, Bschüssig and Ami
1996 Hero takes over the Trattoria Group (Trattoria, La Chinoise)
1998 Consolidation of pasta production in Frauenfeld
2004 Management buyout by Pasta Premium
2011 Exclusively Swiss free-range eggs used for Bschüssig, La Chinoise, Ernst and Ami

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