Areas of business

The world is changing faster than ever before. And we are keeping up.

Peppermint's core segments are sustainable and innovative textiles and the Industrial Internet of Things. Peppermint also invests in young technology companies.


We develop and produce innovative worsted yarns and jacquard fabrics for the corporate, protection, mobility, industry, interior and fashion sectors. We also create individual special solutions for very specific and complex requirements.


Zwickauer Kammgarn GmbH is a renowned manufacturer of high-quality worsted yarns based in Saxony and another production site in the Czech Republic.
Since 1835, the traditional company has been working with a dedicated team of around 250 employees every day to develop product innovations and set new standards with sustainable yarns.


Ertex Jacquard is one of the leading manufacturers of the finest jacquard fabrics for traditional African clothing. Since 1883, Ertex has stood for quality in woven precision. Decades of experience, the high level of expertise of around 360 employees and the latest technology guarantee highly effective and sustainable production at various European locations.

Industrial "Internet of Things

The wireless transmission of data is at the beginning of a new era of the Internet of Things. It is fundamentally changing the way we make decisions, manufacture products and maintain our factories. With low latency and ultra-reliable, highly secure wireless solutions, we are unlocking new applications for wireless communications in the Industrial Internet of Things.

R3 Solutions based in Berlin, offers simple solutions for intelligent wireless controls of the future. The technology developed enables highly reliable real-time communication. The product range combines the reliability of a cable connection with the flexibility of wireless communication:
like a cable without the cable. The main areas of application are in automation, transport and logistics.


Change is the requirement for every improvement.

Be brave, try new things and invest in the future! Since 2000, we have been committed to innovations outside our core areas. We are involved in various start-ups and have been managing a venture capital fund since 2000. We have already successfully closed another fund.

BICO Group

BICO is the world's leading bioconvergence company, providing high-quality bioinks, bioprinters and services that enable critical breakthroughs in 3D cell cultivation, tissue engineering and drug development.

CBF-Venture Fund

We participate in a venture capital fund, which invests in recently established companies in the field of healthcare. We manage this fund together with our strong partners through Peppermint VenturePartners GmbH. Our CBF-1 venture portfolio currently includes eight companies from the areas of medical technology, diagnostics and digital health as well as platform-based healthcare technologies. All these companies have won us over with their innovative ideas.

ETHCL Food Labs GmbH

Healthy nutrition is very important to us. Especially in hectic times, it is important for us to reach for a healthy snack. Peppermint has therefore acquired a stake in ETHCL Food Labs GmbH through a merger. With the brand TZAMPAS, the Berlin start-up offers energy bars based on the roasted barley flour of the same name. The naturalness of the ingredients has top priority. delivers blockchain-based realtime certification. Using blockchain technology, products, medications and documents can be check to ensure they are authentic and genuine using a combination of patented printing and scanning technologies.