Our company 

Providing Support Where it is Needed

It is important to us that help arrives where it is needed.

As a global company, we not only support national and international aid projects, but also the voluntary commitment of many of our employees locally. 

National and International Emergency Aid

In the event of natural disasters, Dr. Oetker regularly provides immediate financial aid in the affected regions. The victims of the June floods in 2013 in Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt received financial support amounting to 500,000 euro. Together with the Radeberger Group and other companies, a multi-day refreshment point was set up on the market square in Pirna for those affected. In recognition of this special voluntary commitment, the Prime Minister of the Free State of Saxony awarded Richard Oetker and the Dr. Oetker aid team the Saxony Flood Aid Order 2013.

In 2015, we provided financial support for refugee aid amounting to 500,000 euro. The donation amount went equally to the two organizations SOS-Kinderdorf e. V. and German Red Cross e. V. (DRK). This enabled refugee families with children and so-called unaccompanied minor refugees to be supported in their need. The DRK also used the donation to finance accommodation tents for those seeking help, equipped the tents with camp beds and sleeping bags, and provided food.

As part of our partnership with SOS Children's Villages, Dr. Oetker also helps internationally to deal with the consequences of devastating disasters. Be it earthquakes or floods, such as in India and Pakistan, Haiti or the Philippines: Above all, it is children and their families who get into need in such situations and whom we help with financial support.

We Encourage Volunteer Work

The company particularly encourages employees who do voluntary work and thus take on special social responsibility. The Hand in Hand voluntary work program supports the voluntary work of Dr. Oetker employees and retirees with product and/or monetary donations, provided that the applicants are actively involved in a time-limited project of a non-profit organization. Since the start of the program in 2011 the program has supported over 300 projects, often very different ones, with monetary and/or product donations. These include, for example, the construction of a new outdoor area for a daycare center, the organization of a training camp for a sports club or the support of a theater project in a primary school.

Our company
Commitment of Our Employees

Dr. Oetker's recipe for a sustainable future contains, in addition to other important ingredients, committed and motivated employees.

Learn More
Tracking consent

We would be happy if you agreed that we and our partners use cookies and similar technologies to understand how you use our website. This enables us to better understand your user behaviour and adapt our website accordingly. Furthermore, we and our partners would like to use this data for personalised offers on their platforms. If you agree to this, please click on "Agree". Please refer to our privacy policy for detailed information. You can change your mind at any time.

Necessary features

We need these cookies and similar technologies to enable the basic functions of our website. This includes, for example, saving these settings. This is strictly necessary so that you cannot switch this off.

Always active
Analytics and personalisation

In addition, we would like to learn more about how you use our website in order to optimise it for you and other users. To this end, we use cookies and similar technologies that map user behaviour and thus help us to improve our offer for you.

Yes

No

(Re-)Marketing / data sharing with third parties

To ensure that we can tailor our marketing campaigns to your needs, we collect how you come to our website and how you interact with our advertisements. This helps us to make not only our ads, but also our content even better for you. Our marketing partners also use this information for their own purposes, e.g. to personalise your account or profile on their platform.

Yes

No