Micarna has helped write the industrial history of Migros for over half a century.
Micarna has been the leading producer of meat, poultry, fish and egg in Switzerland for more than half a century. More than 2 million consumers enjoy Micarna’s first-rate products daily. As the leader in Swiss meat processing, Micarna has provided a diverse assortment of meat in Migros stores and external partners for over 50 years.
The foundation of today’s internationally active company was laid in 1958 in Courtepin, a village in western Switzerland.
The first production facility in the German-speaking region of Switzerland was built with the plant in Bazenheid.
Unified operative management of both locations.
Outsourcing of poultry processing to Optigal SA.
The Migros Cooperative Waadt meat production becomes Micarna Ecublens.
New slaughterhouse and new cutting plant in Courtepin.
Takeover of the company Mérat & Cie. AG, Bern.
New SBAG pig slaughterhouse in Bazenheid (participation).
Merger with Optigal SA and integration of the poultry business division. Construction of the meat logistics platform in Ecublens.
New slaughterhouse for SBAG large livestock in Gossau (participation). The Migros Cooperative fish business becomes Micarna Seafood.
Construction of cool production and storage in Courtepin.
Takeover of Natura Bündner Fleischtrocknerei in Tinizong.
Takeover of Favorit Geflügel AG in Lyss. The Migros Cooperative Zürich meat production becomes Micarna Zürich.
Launching of the new corporate policy and the new sustainability and innovation strategy.
Founding of Stauss Geflügel GmbH in Ertingen, Germany. Takeover of Rudolf Schär AG in Thal. The Migros Cooperative Aare meat production becomes Micarna Schönbühl.
Takeover of Maurer Spezialitäten in Flüh. Founding of joint venture with KM Seafood GmbH in Schirgiswalde-Kirschau, Germany.
Takeover of Gabriel Fleury in Granges.
Takeover of Lüchinger + Schmid in Kloten.