Hochland SE is a family-owned business based in Heimenkirch in Germany. From the outset in 1927 the company has concentrated exclusively on the production, refinement and sales of cheese. With a workforce of more than 4,300, Hochland generated a turnover of roughly 1.2 billion Euro from 11 production sites in 2013. As a result Hochland is one of the largest manufacturers and refiners of cheese in Europe. Hochland supplies all major cheese varieties to national and international markets. Hochland cheese is sold in over 30 countries and its name is synonymous with quality and on going product innovation. Hochland began doing business in Eastern Europe early on - and was instantly successful in creating the brands Hochland and Almette. In Poland, Romania and Russia Hochland is market leader in the field of processed cheese and cream cheese today.