Swiss Canonica Swiss

Our History

Founded in Geneva in 1948 by André Canonica, Canonica is the company at the root of SWISSCANONICA Group. The company, a family run business, is active in the airport catering and retail sectors but also in the chocolate manufacturing and hotel management.


OUR HISTORY

Founded in Geneva in 1948 by André Canonica, Canonica is the company at the root of SWISSCANONICA Group. The company, a family run business, is active in the airport catering and retail sectors but also in managing restaurant and hotel, in the food and chocolate production and, aviation laundry services.

Since ever, the group has been active in managing restaurants and hotels in Switzerland and Europe.

Since its beginning in 1948, The SWISSCANONICA Group develops a high-quality product range for its customers providing customized and thoughtful services in the food and beverage industry. All projects are developed around modern and innovative concepts that meet different needs. SWISSCANONICA focuses its strengths on its experience in the hospitality industry that resulted in deep knowledge of customer needs. Thus, consulting services in the pre- and post-opening stages can be provided, making sure that clients are prepared for success.

 

In 1968, as the group launched its own premium chocolate brand, it opened in 2011 its own chocolate laboratory in which Canonica chocolates are crafted by the award-wining Chocolate Master, Samuel ROMAGNE. Nowadays, the range of chocolates is distributed to business clients around the world according to their special needs and expectations with the guarantee of high quality and handmade expertise.

SWISSCANONICA policy is led by one common vision: becoming a leader in the hospitality industry and providing efficient and leading concepts around the world.

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Key Figures

250

People

71

Years, Experience

ISO 9001: 2015

15

F&Boutlets

3

food production laboratories

250 employees in Switzerland: SWISSCANONICA employs around 250 persons on different sites through Switzerland.

71 years of experience: A family business run in the fields of catering, restaurant, retail, food manufacturing, hotels and laundry, mainly in airport sector but not only, since 1948.

ISO 9001: 2015: The ISO certification of SWISSCANONICA is a sign of confidence towards the continuous improvement made towards customers, staff, shareholders, suppliers and partners. 

15 F&B outlets: We run 15 F&B outlets in 3 different airports in Switzerland.

3 food production laboratories: From all over Switzerland, we are able to produce fresh dishes everyday.

Management Team

A team of 20 top professional members in each specific area supervises all operational managers in the management of day-to-day operations with the objective of bringing support, expertise and know-how to all SWISSCANONICA activities.