HERZA Schokolade GmbH & Co. KG with its registered office in Norderstedt, near Hamburg, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of quality functional chocolate for further industrial processing. In the field of small chocolate pieces for muesli, the old-established company is in fact the European market leader.
In the manufacture of its organic chocolate pieces, the company from Norderstedt uses only raw materials that are known to have been grown organically. The “Bio” seal is a guarantee that production, processing and trade are conducted according to the strict provisions of the EC regulation on the manufacture and labelling of organic products. Every participant in the organic chain must provide an unbroken line of documentation that it has met the relevant requirements. Annual checks are carried out by independent, government-organized institutions.
HERZA’s small organic chocolate pieces have excellent bake stability and are ideal for use in cakes, biscuits or bakery mixes. Further classic applications are muesli, breakfast cereals and dairy products. The company also provides individual product solutions for customers looking to place monoproducts in the baking ingredients section.
As a member of the independent, owner-managed Stern-Wywiol Gruppe consisting of twelve companies, HERZA makes use of numerous synergisms. The firm has access to some 100 R&D specialists and their pool of knowledge at the large and lavishly equipped Technology Centre in Ahrensburg. Further advantages are jointly used production plant and the group’s own logistics system. Customers benefit by a high degree of innovativeness and flexibility.