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Our Anniversary Chronicle: 126 years of Weinrich

Our anniversary chronicle:: 125 plus one

Rummaging through old photo cases in the attic of the old founding family villa, exchanging letterheads from the 19th century with the museum in Herford, conducting moving interviews with colleagues, collecting facts and figures, pondering paper and colours with graphic designers and reminiscing with our CEO Mr Budde. This is what the year 2021 looked like in our marketing office. And now we can finally hold the result of this special project in our…

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Our Second Sustainability Report is Online!

The time has finally come: Our second Sustainability Report is online!

In it, you can find out about our comprehensive sustainability activities, which we want to improve in a continuous process.

On 30 pages, we explain our efforts over the past two years for a socially and ecologically sustainable future.

This second report should be read as a supplement to the first sustainability report. We hope all interested persons enjoy reading it!

We are very much looking forward to your opinion!

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Christmas - the most wonderful time of the year!


CURRENTLY SOLD OUT! (Status: 15.12.2021)

After a special year with many ups and downs, we have all waited a long time for Christmas with our loved ones.

It's time to say thank you.

Our Christmas chocolate package, made with love, brings back the closeness that we have all been missing lately with our loved ones.

Prepare your family and yourself for special moments of pleasure with high-quality chocolate creations from over 125 years of chocolate art.

Share the most wonderful time of the…

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So much sustainability is in the region: the Wandeltage

Rethinking the world and finding solutions so that everyone can live well on our planet! That's what we want to do locally - together with many people and many small or big steps!" - Katharina Walckhoff

There is so much sustainability in our region: once a year, the WandelTAGE take place, where companies, schools or initiatives present their contribution to a fair, ecological, common good-oriented present and future.

Weinrich can also be found on the WandelKARTE:

In our Bruchbude on…

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Start of Apprenticeship

Welcome to the chocolate world of Weinrich!

On August the 2nd, eleven young people started their apprenticeships with us (from left to right). ): Pascal Tiemann (warehouse logistics specialist), Silas Scholz (electronics technician for industrial engineering), Florent Berisha (industrial management assistant), Ole Krampf and Jonathan Franke (industrial maintenance mechanics), Kristina Aljuschin (entry-level qualification for industrial management assistant, one-year internship), Marilena Boldt…

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Sustainable Anniversary Display

Due to the ongoing situation, we were unfortunately unable to celebrate our 125th anniversary last year as planned. Nevertheless, in order to honor this special event appropriately, we worked together with Recyclingbörse Herford on a special project over the past few months. Our goal was to create an anniversary display that would, on the one hand, highlight Weinrich's long corporate history and, on the other, underscore our commitment to sustainability. The worthwhile result of this project can…

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DLG Gold Award

Five dark chocolates of our own brand Elysia and our anniversary chocolate bar were awarded gold!

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Chocolate: tasty, but also fair and sustainable?

In cooperation with the University of Osnabrück, we would like to use the example of cocoa from Ghana in a research project to make visible the effects of the purchasing decisions of producers in the growing regions.

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Prize for Longstanding Product Quality

We have been awarded the "Prize for Longstanding Product Quality" for the twelfth time by the Food Test Centre of the German Agricultural Society (DLG). The award stands for consistent striving for quality and is given to companies that have successfully passed the international quality tests of the DLG test centre for at least five consecutive years. "Quality must be filled with convincing content for consumers, it must be comprehensible and a consistent feature of a food product. The prize has…

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Last month, 88 companies from various industries were awarded the "Landesehrenpreis für Lebensmittel 2020" - the NRW Award for Food. We, too, are once again pleased to have been awarded this prize. The prize is awarded to companies from the NRW food industry that not only stand out for their high-quality food, but also show particular commitment to social and ecological sustainability. Environment and Agriculture Minister Ursula Heinen-Esser praised the high performance and outstanding…

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