Headquarters: Zurich (Switzerland)
Year of creation: 2008
Type of company: public
Sector of activity: food services
ARYZTA is a global powerhouse in the baked goods industry. It specializes in the mass production of baked goods for large and independent food retailers, restaurants, food service providers and convenience stores. Some of its goods include fresh, frozen and ready-to-bake items such as breads, cookies, pastries, muffins, cakes and pizza. It has operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and New Zealand. ARYZTA has 57 bakeries and kitchens around the globe. ARYZTA Canada has operations in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and British Columbia, each functioning with the highest standards in food safety and sustainability.
ARYZTA Canada’s employees are a dedicated group of people committed to hard work and innovation. Its more than 300 employees of planners, buyers, production workers and quality technicians, to name but a few, strive to exceed customer expectations and predict upcoming consumer trends. ARYZTA Canada’s success relies on the strong foundation and quality of its people.
ARYZTA provides its employees with competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Additionally, it provides maternity/paternity leave, bereavement leave, paid holidays and employee discounts. Professional development and tuition assistance are also available. It ought to be noted that depending upon the work being done, some employees may choose to wear dust masks because of dust in the work area. Likewise, earplugs must be worn while in the production area to mitigate the loud noise (85 decibels) of the running machinery.
ARYZTA cares about the health and safety of its people, its food and its environment. ARYZTA Cares is one of its core values and guides its approach to social responsibility and sustainability. For example, its Canadian bakeries have participated in annual food drives donating food to local food banks. It also believes in diversity and treats everyone with respect. It knows that its success relies on the integrity, hard work, creativity and commitment of its employees.