HOFER as an employer

What does HOFER offer as an employer and what are our core values? Gain more insight into our company!

An Austrian success story

1968 was a year of great progress for Austrian food retailers. HOFER KG started operating in Austria as part of the ALDI SOUTH Group.

Efficient organisation

In our over 530 stores, six regional offices, the corporate office in Sattledt and our state-of-the-art ALPHA Retail Network in Eberstalzell as well as the international site in Salzburg, the over 12,000 employees of HOFER in Austria contribute to the continued success and growth of our company.

European growth

Together with Switzerland, Slovenia, Hungary and Italy – the countries we manage from Austria as HOFER S/E – our regional supply network now extends over 1,000 stores in five countries.

Our promise to you

Our core values

Reliability, simplicity and responsibility 
are our core values and set the framework for our daily entrepreneurial actions.


expresses that we mean what we say. When it comes to interacting with people, products, prices and all other aspects of our business activity, we are as good as our word.



is reflected in our corporate structure, which uses clear hierarchies to allow for short decision-making paths and efficient work.



We assume responsibility for all of our stakeholders, from employees to the environment. To us, this important value is as relevant as fairness, honesty, openness, a service mindset and friendliness.