The Meinl subsidiary Heidi Chocolat bought the Schwedenbomben manufacturer Niemetz for 5.25 million Euros. The firm promised to keep the production in Austria, which pleased the Niemetz staff.
Niemetz, the Austrian manufacturer of the "Schwedenbomben" confectionary, has been saved from insolvency. The creditors have agreed to the restructuring plan and will get a rate of 95 percent. An investor from South America will support Niemetz.
A raid in the second largest Austrian dairy NÖM, which started on 15 May, was terminated yesterday (Thur) afternoon. Employees of the Federal Competition Authority (BWB) are still in the headquarters in Baden.
Around one million people in Austria consume too much alcohol. The initiative "Alkohol ohne Schatten" (Alcohol without Shadows) criticises that the extensive medical treatment is not enough rewarded.
One winery in the Einsenberg district of Burgenland has decided to go back to one-litre bottles with traditional motives from the turn of the century.
The consumer information department of the Upper-Austrian Chamber of Labour (Arbeiterkammer, AK) has criticised a lack of clear information on olives which have been artificially coloured.
A documentary of the "Erstes Deutsches Fernsehen" (ARD), which was shown on TV on Monday night, deals with the dark side of the company Red Bull. It is about risky spectacles with a deadly end.
„Steakviertel" is the latest restaurant to open its doors on Vienna’s ever popular Naschmarkt.
The chocolate manufacturer Hauswirth from Kittsee (Burgenland) is focusing on a new design. Several packaging are now reedited or newly developed. After a legal dispute with Lindt & Sprüngli the company is also focusing on the new chocolate bunny "Goldohrhase".