Our story


Our passion for agrifood.

The family’s passion for agriculture started in 1969. Heidi Buesser and Hans Buecheli bought a small mountainside farm in the Rhine Valley, Switzerland. Then, in 1979, while visiting Quebec, they fell in love with the Centre-du-Quebec region which seemed to offer the best environmental and agricultural conditions.Over the years, their passion and values were transmitted to their daughter. In 2008, Guylaine, with an expertise in food processing and marketing of meat products and deli meats, took over the company.

Who is Rheintal? passion for the agrifood sector

Rheintal is an Organic Quebec processing business who process meat from Quebec organic growers. The choice of the quality of the meat is a priority and they are curious epicureans who believe in knowledge sharing. Believing there’s always room for improvement, Rheintal always try their best to exceed the standards of the organic agrifood sector.

Guylaine Buecheli is the owner and the general manager of the company. Guylaine embraces farm life where the values instilled by her parents prove invaluable. In order to offer the best quality meat products, she has attended several apprendiceship training workshops in food processing in Quebec, Switzerland and France. Throughout the years, Guylaine’s passion for processing good and healthy food has only grown. She is very determined,positive and her enthusiasm is contagious.

« We do not inherit the Earth from our parents; we borrow it from our children. » Antoine de St-Exupéry

Minimizing disturbances to the waterways, soils and air is one of Rheintal’s objectives. Through agricultural practices of there Quebec organic grower, they protect and preserve nature and the environment. In order to do so, Rheintal process ingredients from Quebec organic growers and ensure the conservation of the biodiversity. Our food philosophy is as simple as the ingredients that we use. Great food comes from great ingredients cooked with love.