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Family company.


Global player.

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The Tönnies Group is a family company that is active at several levels of the food industry. The international company operates in eight divisions, has approximately 15,200 employees, and in 2021 generated annual revenue of EUR 6.2 billion. The core business of the company, which was established in 1971, concerns the slaughter, butchering, processing and refining of pigs, sows and cattle.

About us

The Tönnies head office is in Rheda-Wiedenbrück in East Westphalia. The family group is active around the world with its eight divisions of Meat Pork, Meat Beef, Convenience, Sausages, Ingredients, Logistics, International and Central Services. With 25 international offices and production locations in Germany and other countries, Tönnies successfully pursues a strategy of internationalisation. The export share is approximately 50 per cent.

Tönnies stands for enjoyable and healthy nutrition with meat. The corporate group is guided by the highest quality requirements and the goal of always remaining an innovation leader. The result: high-quality, tasty meat and sausage products that are popular with customers and serve current trends.

In this way, Tönnies offers food retailers, retail customers and consumers safe, high-quality, and individual products and services along the entire value creation chain.

EUR 6.82 bill

turnover 2022

15,200 worldwide

employees 2022

~ 50%

weight-based export share

Chair of the Board of Management

Clemens Tönnies – Managing partner

Carl Bürger – Management of Tönnies holding company for Finance