In the Central Europe area, Mondelēz International has a leading position in the snacking market. We are proud to have strong global brands with a long heritage, like Milka, Toblerone, Oreo, belVita or Philadelphia, as well as some of the most iconic local snacking brands which enjoy great popularity among our consumers.
Team from chocolate plant in Jankowice, Poland
With close to 10,000 employees and 19 manufacturing sites, Mondelēz International has a strong industrial footprint in Central Europe with a long tradition of manufacturing excellence.
Biscuit factory in Hungary
With an intense focus on growth we continuously review and improve our products and processes. Central Europe is playing an important role in product innovation with a global Research & Development Center for Gum & Candy located in Munich. Latest examples of our investments in Central Europe include a global RD&Q center in the area of Wroclaw (Poland) – whose focus will range from chocolate and biscuits, to consumer science and package design – and the addition of a ‘Line of the Future’ – one of 30 worldwide – in our Skarbimierz chocolate plant in Poland.
Milka factory in Bludenz, Austria
We are proud to accommodate the one and only Toblerone plant in the world in Bern, Switzerland where we produce our iconic global brand and distribute it to more than 120 countries. On our advanced Milka production sites in Austria, Bludenz and Germany, Lörrach we produce over 1 billion chocolate tablets per year and the plant in Bad Fallingbostel, Germany is our biggest food production site in Europe, producing Philadelphia cheese with advanced technology.
Our employees volunteering with Milka
in Czech Republic and Slovakia
Mondelēz International is active in local communities with employee volunteering programs across the Central Europe region. In Germany, Mondelēz International supports the Klasse2000 initiative with a 1 million euro donation from the Mondelēz International Foundation. Klasse2000, through education focuses on healthy lifestyles and violence and addiction prevention in elementary schools.
In Poland, Hungary and the Baltics, we are proud to be a key partner for the European Food Banks Federation, providing ongoing support for people in need and fighting hunger and malnutrition in the local communities where we operate. In Austria and Germany, we also support local food banks like “SOMA Österreich” or “Die Tafel” not only with regular food donations but also with the time of our employees.
In the Czech Republic and Slovakia we also work with local Food Banks and Red Cross branches on initiatives like Hravě žij zdravě ("Playfully live healthily") – an interactive online course for fifth graders focused on healthy lifestyles – and the ‘Smart Life’ project aimed at high school students, teachers and their parents.
In addition to our actions to promote healthy lifestyles, our employees take part in initiatives focused on the environment and local biodiversity in their communities through a long-term partnership with the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern in Austria and the Brzeg City’s park, near our Skarbimierz’s plants in Poland.