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Volg group

legal form Corporation
founding 1886
Seat Winterthur , Switzerland
management Philipp Zgraggen
( CEO )
Martin Keller
( Chairman of the Board of Directors )
sales 1523 million CHF (2019)
Branch Retail trade
Website www.volg.ch
As of December 31, 2019

Volg is a Swiss retail organization based in Winterthur . The name of the company is derived from the acronym for the Association of Eastern Switzerland Agricultural Cooperatives .

The Volg Group generated sales of 1.523 billion Swiss francs in 2019. Volg operates 587 sales outlets in German and French-speaking Switzerland and supplies 226 independent retailers and 100 petrol station shops (2019).

The distribution center in Winterthur supplies all sales outlets with food / near food and almost half of all shops with fresh products, fruits and vegetables. The distribution centers in Landquart GR and Oberbipp (BE) supply the shops in Graubünden and in the western part of the economic area. The “Prima” stores and the Agrola petrol station shops belong to Volg.

The companies of the Volg Group belong to fenaco . This company, which belongs to the Swiss agricultural sector, was created in 1993 from the merger of six agricultural cooperative associations. In May 2017, Volg opened an online shop. In 368 Volg shops are postal agencies of Swiss Post operates and in all branches can since February / March 2019 the Sonect app cash related. On September 1, 2019, Philipp Zgraggen took over the role of CEO from Ferdinand Hirsig. At the same time, he took over the management of the Volg stores and petrol station shops department at fenaco in the Retail and Energy Division, which Ferdinand Hirsig continues to head.


Web links

Commons : Volg  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Brand Lexion of the Swiss Brand Landscape, Lemma Volg. Ed .: evoq communications AG, accessed on November 1, 2019 .
  2. a b Who we are . Volg. Retrieved April 12, 2020.
  3. SDA : Now Volg delivers home too . In: look . April 4, 2017. Retrieved April 12, 2020.
  4. Thomas Griesser Kym: Retail trade: Volg is well in the niche and is about to change boss. In: luzernerzeitung.ch . April 9, 2019, accessed April 11, 2019 .
  5. Zurich fintech Sonect wins Volg as a customer. In: nzz.ch . March 5, 2019, accessed March 6, 2019 .
  6. New Volg boss in management. In: schweizerbauer.ch . April 16, 2019, accessed April 16, 2019 .
  7. Management of the Fenaco Cooperative. Retrieved November 1, 2019 .