Hilcona are a highly successful foodstuffs manufacturer, one of two international companies in this sector in Liechtenstein. The company has built a brand with high emotional involvement and have a good reputation for fresh convenience products of the best quality. They have a leading market position within the German-speaking countries, and are slowly expanding into other European countries.
1935 - Founding of Scana Konservenfabrik AG in Schaan by Toni Hilti
1961 - Introduction of frozen food production
1971 - The founder's sons, Ekkehard and Jürgen Hilti take over the company and split it from the other 'Scana' companies in Switzerland
1973 - Renaming of Scana Konservenfabrik AG to Hilcona AG
1980 - Strategic expansion into the chilled foods market
1984 - Development of chilled foods production and marketing in Switzerland
1988 - Founding of the subsidiary Hilcona Feinkost GmbH in Stuttgart, Germany, to cover the high value foods market