Nestle is the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Nestle’s mission of "Good Food, Good Life" is to provide consumers with the best tasting, most nutritious choices in a wide range of food and beverage categories and eating occasions, from morning to night. Nestle's products include baby food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, pet foods and snacks. Well-known brands in Finland include Nescafe, Bona, Piltti, Fitness Cereals, Pingviini Ice Cream, KitKat, Maggi, Latz and Friskie.
The Procter & Gamble Company, also known as P&G, is a multinational manufacturer of product ranges including personal care, household cleaning, laundry detergents, prescription drugs and disposable nappies. P&G has a wide range of valued quality products and it is determined to create brands that inspire, which are respected and which are useful in everyday life. P&G has more than 20 well-known brands, including Always, Ariel, Braun, Duracell, Gillette, Olay, Oral-B, Pampers, Pantene and Wella.
Mars Finland Ltd is a division of Mars Incorporated, which is one of the world's largest family owned companies. Its products are used by millions of consumers every day in over 180 countries. Today Mars Incorporated is one of the most rapidly growing brands in the food and drinks markets in the world. Mars Finland sells high quality food, snack food and pet food products. Today Mars Finland is the market leader in pet food, rice and sauces in Finland.
Orkla Care comprises five branded consumer goods businesses, which primarily serve the Nordic region. The companies in Care are Orkla Home & Personal Care* (detergents and personal care products), Lilleborg Profesjonell (full-range supplier of hygiene and cleaning solutions), Orkla Health (dietary supplements and health products), Pierre Robert Group (basic textiles for men, women and children) and Orkla House Care (painting tools and cleaning products).
The name Essity stems from the words “essentials” and “necessities”. Essity is a global hygiene and forest company that develops and produces personal care products, tissue, publication papers and solid-wood products. Essity was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm on June 15, 2017. They used to be SCA, founded in Sweden 1929. Their expertise in hygiene begins with the acquisition of the Swedish company Mölnlycke in 1975. Through Mölnlycke, their roots stretch as far back as to 1849. Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and regional brands, such as Lotus, Libresse, Tempo and Libero.
The Kellogg Company is a multinational food manufacturing company headquartered in Michigan, United States. Kellogg's produces cereal and convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavoured snacks, frozen waffles, and vegetarian foods. Kellogg’s well-known brands include Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes, Rice Krispies, Special K, All Bran and Pringles.
Red Bull is the world's first and leading energy drink. The first can of Red Bull was sold in Austria in 1987. Since 1987, Red Bull has expanded to 165 countries worldwide, and Red Bull energy drink sells more than 4 billion cans each year. Red Bull brand has a strong presence in sports, music and culture events. Red Bull gives you wings!
Oetker is an internationally operating branded food company based in Bielefeld, Germany, employing a workforce of over 9,500. Dr. Oetker is market leader in many of its assortments, such as across Europe, baking articles, baking mixes, dessert products and pizza. Dr. Oetker products enjoy an excellent reputation worldwide and have always been characterised by the highest standards of quality, taste and guaranteed performance.
Mondelēz International, Inc. is one of the world’s largest snacks companies, with pro forma 2014 revenue of more than $30 billion. Over 100,000 employees are manufacturing and marketing delicious food and beverage products for consumers in approximately 165 countries around the world. Mondelēz International holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate and Candy as well as the No. 2 position in Gum. (source: Euromonitor) About 85 percent of their annual revenue is generated in the fast-growing Biscuits, Chocolate and Gum & Candy categories, and nearly 40 percent of their sales come from higher-growth emerging markets.
Paulig Ltd and its subsidiaries located in Baltic countries and Russia constitute Paulig Group Coffee Division. The company was founded in 1876 and is still family-owned. The vision of Gustav Paulig Ltd is to be an attractive European company that inspires consumers to taste the world. In Finland and the Baltic countries the company is the market leader.
Raisio Group is an international expert in plant-based nutrition. Raisio’s operations are divided into two divisions: Brands and Raisioagro. The company’s key market areas are Finland, Great Britain, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Estonia and the Czech Republic. Raisio’s best-known brands are Benecol, Honey Monster, Elovena, Fox’s, Dormen, Juicee Gummee and Nordic.
British American Tobacco Finland (B.A.T. Finland) has history of over 100 years in the Finnish tobacco industry. The company imports and sells cigarettes, cigars and roll your own tobacco in Finland. B.A.T Finland is a subsidiary of British American Tobacco, the world's most international and the second largest stock market-listed tobacco group. Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall are its global drive brands.
Myllyn Paras Oy manufactures, sells and markets flour, flakes, grits, pastas, frozen doughs and frozen baked goods. The company has two factories in Hyvinkää, Finland. The mill manufactures the flour, flakes, grits and pastas. The frozen food factory focuses on manufacturing frozen doughs and baked goods. Myllyn Paras employs more than a hundred people.
Semper is one of Sweden’s best known and most trusted brands. Semper develops, produces and markets a wide range of products in the baby food, gluten-free and special nutrition products sectors. Expertise, innovation and commitment provide the foundation for Semper’s business. In Finland Semper Oy is a market leader in gluten-free market and the third largest brand in the baby food market.
With a unique and very efficient distribution network spanning seven national markets, Conaxess Trade is Europe's largest independent distributor. They think globally and act locally.
Their mission is growing partnerships, founded on trust and respect, earned through consistent delivery of best in class services. Focusing on value creation, strongaccess to trade and excellent commercial skills.
GlaxoSmithKline started operations on 1 January 2001 following the merger of GlaxoWellcome plc and SmithKline Beecham plc. GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company. It researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. It has a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries and a network of 89 manufacturing sites.
Oy Lunden Ab Jalostaja manufactures a variety of foodstuffs and its well-known brands are Jalostaja, Auran Sinappi and FastGood. In addition to its own brands the company's production includes private label products, and the company also acts as a sub-supplier to significant food companies. Jalostaja's strength is its ability to quickly react to changing market situations and to clients' needs.
Arvid Nordquist is a Swedish family owned trading company supplying consumers in Nordic countries with exciting delicacies, coffee and wines. Arvid Nordquist has been producing their very own Classic Coffee in Solna, Sweden, since 1961 and it also imports food and drinks from around the world and markets them to the retail trade, work places, hotels and restaurants.
Findus is a leading international frozen food business, operating in the retail and food service sectors. Findus grows, develops, produces and markets a complete range of frozen food products including vegetables, vegetable mixes, prepared meals, recipe dishes, fish and seafood. Findus have their own operations in all Nordic markets, France, Central and Eastern Europe as well as in Thailand.
Reckitt Benckiser is a British multinational consumer goods company headquartered in Slough, United Kingdom. Reckitt Benckiser is a major producer of health, hygiene and home products and its 19 Powerbrands are globally leading brands in high growth categories. Reckitt Benckiser's well-known brands include Dettol, Strepsils, Veet, Air Wick, Clearasil, Durex and Vanish.
Cutrin is one of the leading professional hair cosmetics brands in the Nordic countries. The product range consists of high-quality products with arctic ingredients, designed for both hair care professionals and consumers. Cutrin is backed by the LUMENE Oy, an international innovative beauty and wellness expert.
The Finax family company is one of the leading cereal companies in the Nordic countries. The head office is located in Helsingborg, Sweden, which is also the location of company’s own mills. Finax produces and markets flours, bread mixes and famous muesli blends. Finax is also a leading name in the gluten-free product assortment, where it offers a wide range of gluten-free / naturally gluten-free flour mixes, cake mixes and muesli.
Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) is the leading international tobacco company, with products sold in more than 180 countries. PMI has an unequaled brand portfolio led by Marlboro, the world’s number one international selling cigarette brand, and L&M, the third most popular brand. Along with Marlboro and L&M, seven of PMI brands rank in the top 15 international brands in the world.
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soups and sauces, baked snacks and healthy beverages. Campbell’s products are sold in more than 100 countries. Cambell Soup’s well-known brands in Finland include Raguletto, Touch of Taste, Campbell’s, Blå Band and Lämmin Kuppi.
Danone Group is a worldwide market leader in fresh dairy products and bottled water and the group employs a total of 100 000 people on five continents. Danone is also one of the world's leading manufacturer of baby food and in Europe one of the leading manufacturer of clinical nutrition supplements.
In 1916 established Haugen-Gruppen is among the leading import, sales and marketing companies of branded food and beverages within the Nordics. In Finland the customers for Haugen-Gruppen Oy are the wholesalers for food and beverages, HoReCa and other foodservice. Haugen-Gruppen represents several popular international high quality brands.
Meira Oy is part of the Italian Massio Zanetti Beverage Group, one of Europe’s biggest coffee producers and distributors. In Finland, Meira has a roasting plant and spice company. Meira produces and markets coffee brands and spices in the retail and Horeca sector. Meira markets Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group’s products in Finland and the Baltic region.
Valkoinen Risti, founded 1925, is a Finnish privately owned company, which distributes daily consumer goods products, mainly in the personal care, food and fragrances categories. Valkoinen Risti has for more than 90 years provided high quality brands to consumers. A team of skilled marketing and sales experts make sure that the Finnish market is served well.
ALFMIX OY (Inc.) is a distributor of fast moving consumer goods. They represent many international and domestic brands in Finland. The main product groups that they are involved in are: confectionery, chocolates, cookies, snacks, bakery products, drinks, olive oils and batteries. Their specialty is marketing of impulse items.
Kavli Finland is part of Kavli Group that is one of Norway's largest and most international companies. The sales company in Finland, Kavli Oy, was established in 2000 it sells Kavli produced products. Kavli Oy also has a sales venture with AXA Lantmännen. Kavli’s product range consists of mayonnaise, dressing, flatbread and cheese spread.
Moilas Oy is a Finnish family business has grown into one of the largest bakeries in Finland. In addition to ordinary breads, Moilas’s selection includes gluten-free products, the popular Dark Bread and frozen pizzas. Company’s principle is making food with love and honesty from good ingredients, and that has guided their operations since the bakery was established, over 50 years ago.
Transmeri is a Finnish family-owned company with a long tradition in creating success stories out of competitive products. Our long-span way of operating and expertise in local markets pave the way for excellent results. Together with our Finnish and international partners, we have created strong market positions for numerous brands. Safe and quality products has served Finnish households since 1931.
VitaSeege Oy Ab is a local Sales and Marketing company concentrating on food and beverage products on the Finnish market. Its main focus is on the retail trade, however, its presence in the HoReCa sector is growing strongly as well. VitaSeege is a dynamic family run business with long-term goals, which is constantly looking for new interesting products and partners in order to better serve the customers. It has over 40 years of experience on sales & marketing, long term brand building & activation as well as excellent knowledge and experience of the Finnish retail market on food and non-food products.
The Finnish Nordqvist tea house has been conducting business for three decades now. The company started out as a retail shop in 1979, when a shop specialising in flavoured tea blends and selling loose tea was still a novelty in Finland. The tea shops in the centre of Helsinki offered consumers a broad selection of flavoured and unflavoured teas, imported by the company. The new shop concept and tea varieties were received with enthusiasm by consumers. Word soon spread, and retailers around Finland turned to Nordqvist for their tea purchases. This was the beginning of the Nordqvist tea import and wholesale business. Today, its Finnish family business and tea factory is located in Petikko, Vantaa. Nordqvist sells tea in Finland, Russia and the Baltic countries. Nordqvist tea is also available on more distant markets, such as Japan.
Ferrero is an Italian manufacturer of branded chocolate and confectionery products and it is the biggest chocolate producer in the world. It was founded in 1946 in Alba, Piedmont, Italy by Pietro Ferrero, a confectioner and small-time pastry maker who laid the groundwork for the Nutella and famously added hazelnut to save money on chocolate.
Reputation Institute's 2009 survey ranks Ferrero as the most reputable company in the world. Ferrero is a private company owned by the Ferrero family and has been described as "one of the world's most secretive firms". The Ferrero Group worldwide – now headed by CEO Giovanni Ferrero – includes 38 trading companies, 18 factories, approximately 21,500 employees and produces around 365,000 tonnes of Nutella each year.
Prescott Oy imports and trades high-quality candies. They import goodies from Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden and Germany to the Finnish markets. They do not only aim to provide sensational taste experiences to our customers, but also to create a moment of a feast in the everyday lives.
Finland has launched a new ice cream and frozen food company Froneri Finland Oy. Nestlé's ice cream company was transferred to Froneri Finland Oy, meaning a new name but the same strong expertise in ice cream. Forneri is Finland's leading ice cream company. It manufactures ice cream, milk and cream, offering Finnish favorite flavors. Froneri products can be found in local brands, such as Penguin, Aino, Classic and Puffet.
Löfbergs was founded in 1906 and is now one of the biggest coffee roasters in the Nordic region. It remains a family-owned company, now in its fourth generation. The head office is situated in Karlstad, in the heart of Sweden, where one of their roasting houses is located.
Lactalis is a family-owned dairy group based in Laval (Mayenne), in the west of France.
In 1933, André Besnier started up his cheese-making company. On the first day he collected 17 litres of milk and produced 35 camemberts: the Besnier company was in business. Since then, the group, which adopted the more international name of Lactalis in 1999, has continued to expand rapidly.
Its range of products has grown considerably (cheeses, milk, cream, butter, ultra-fresh, milk powder, etc.), as has the reputation of its products. Lactalis now owns a series of prestigious French and international brands.
At the beginning of the 20th century, there was a small grocery store in Gothenburg, Sweden. Today, it is the largest seasoning company in the Nordic countries with more than 900 employees.
Its goal is being the best supplier of spices and exciting carnivores. They are constantly traveling around the world to gather ideas, inspiration and improve the flavor. Product development and quality are always on the first place.
It is a specialist in clinical nutrition, part of the Danone Group of Foods. They have focused on researching clinical nutrition products that have been developed to meet the needs of patients.
Nutricia Medical products are usually prescribed or recommended by healthcare professionals. They are used in hospitals, nursing homes and can be purchased from pharmacies.
They work closely with doctors, nurses, nutritionists, hospitals, pharmacies, health authorities and patient organizations. Nutricia is a respected company in the field of clinical nutrition products thanks to extensive research and development.