The food industry is a highly dynamic business sector where companies must adjust constantly to new developments. The regular changes in consumer trends and consumer protection, along with low margins, require a high level of flexibility in this fiercely competitive market.

Expertise in numerous fields of law is indispensable in order to be able to advise the industry. Companies in the food sector are not only confronted with questions of food law. Other key topics include contract law, labeling law, fair competition and antitrust as well as the law on product liability. In addition, legal advice on handling the media is of particular importance in the event of food crises.

Based on our long years of experience and specialized expertise in the food industry, we advise food companies on all questions of law. Our clients come from all areas of the food industry, from small family-run operations to big multinational corporations.

Key sectors:

  • Initial production, collection and initial processing
  • Poultry industry
  • Eggs
  • Meat
  • Dairy products
  • Frozen products
  • Sugar
  • Jams and fruit spreads
  • Butter, margarine and spreadable fats
  • Beer
  • Mills
  • Wholesale and retail trade