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Eyeing alternatives – meat companies with stakes in meat-free and cell-based meat

20 Apr 2021

With plant-based products growing in popularity and investment in lab-created products on the rise, we present a guide on how meat manufacturers are investing in the area.

Nordic food groups HKScan, Apetit forge plant-based products deal

18 Nov 2020

Finland-based food group HKScan has inked a commercial cooperation agreement with a local peer, it has announced.

Apetit names Teemu Luovila as CFO to replace Tero Heikkinen

7 Nov 2019

Apetit has named a replacement for finance chief Tero Heikkinen, who is due to head up the Finland-based food company's grains and oil-seed business as a director. 

Apetit launches profit improvement plan after "unsatisfactory" results

6 Nov 2019

Finland-based vegetable products supplier Apetit has launched an action plan after revealing "unsatisfactory" Q3 results.

Apetit CFO Tero Heikkinen moves to director role in grains unit

21 Oct 2019

Apetit has announced its finance chief Tero Heikkinen will move into a director role for the Finland-based food company's grains and oil-seed business.

Apetit issues full-year profits warning

16 Sep 2019

Finland-based vegetable products supplier Apetit has updated its earnings forecast for 2019 in an announcement issued this morning (16 September).

Apetit to sell fresh products arm to Greenfood in all-Nordic deal

10 Jul 2019

Finland-based vegetable supplier Apetit has announced it is to sell its fresh cuts products business to a peer from Sweden for EUR13.8m (US$15.4m).

Apetit announces Esa Maki to replace Juha Vanhainen as CEO

31 May 2019

Apetit, the Finland-based vegetable products supplier, has revealed the replacement for its chief executive officer Juha Vanhainen who will step down from the role on 31 August.

Finland's Apetit to offload sales unit

9 Nov 2018

Apetit, the Finland-based vegetable products supplier, is to sell another business as the company seeks to sharpen its focus.

Apetit invests in Finnish peer Foodwest

20 Jun 2018

Finland-based food group Apetit has invested in local contract manufacturer and product developer Foodwest.

Finland's Apetit invests to meet demand for vegetable-based foods

15 Jun 2018

Apetit plans to invest EUR9.7m (US$11.2m) in a new production plant as the Finland-based food firm seeks to take advantage of growing demand for vegetable-based products.

Finland's Apetit elects Harri Eela as chairman with other changes at the board level

16 Apr 2018

Finland-based vegetable foods producer Apetit has elected Harri Eela as chairman of the company and announced a change in its board of directors.

Earnings summary - George Weston food division results hit by FX, restructuring; Pinnacle Foods profits underpinned by tax reform; Land O'Lakes "record'' profits; Hostess Brands hails "strong finish" to 2017

2 Mar 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Apetit sets out growth strategy to double profits by 2020

1 Mar 2018

Apetit set out its stall today (1 March ) to build on last year's profit growth as the Finland-based company seeks to cement its position as the country's leading brand in vegetable food products.

Apetit installs Tero Heikkinen as permanent CFO

1 Mar 2018

Apetit has officially installed Tero Heikkinen as chief financial officer of the Finland-based vegetable food products group, three months after assuming the role in an acting capacity.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Apetit search for new CFO starts as Sami Saarnio set to leave

15 Nov 2017

Apetit has announced CFO Sami Saarnio is to leave the Finland-based food group of his own accord, with group controller Tero Heikkinen temporarily stepping into the role.

Apetit profit loss widens in market expected to remain 'intensive'

11 Aug 2017

Finland-based food group Apetit reported a widening loss for the first half and said price competition in the domestic retail sector is expected to remain "intensive'', while ample supply in the grains market will keep prices and margins at low levels.

Apetit offloads seafood business to Insula

29 Jun 2017

Finland-based food company Apetit today (29 June) announced a deal to sell its seafood businesses in its domestic market, Norway and Sweden to Norwegian seafood group Insula.

Apetit 2016 profits "unsatisfactory" in year of "renewal" 

23 Feb 2017

Finnish food group Apetit booked higher sales but lower profits during 2016, a period the group described as a "year of renewal". 

Apetit gloomy on turnaround prospects as Q3 EBIT falls

3 Nov 2016

Finnish food group Apetit has announced a fall in operational EBIT for the third quarter of 2016 and said it does not expect to achieve a turnaround in results this year. 

Apetit issues warning on profits

20 Oct 2016

Apetit, the Finnish food group, has said its operational EBIT will fall in 2016 hit by pressure on volumes to the foodservice sector and pressure on profits within its grain business.

Apetit profits hit by grain prices

16 Aug 2016

Apetit, the Finnish food group, today (16 August) reported higher first-half sales but said profits had been affected by fluctuations in grain prices.

Apetit appoints Sami Saarnio as CFO

16 Aug 2016

Finnish food group Apetit said today it had appointed Sami Saarnio as its CFO.

Apetit Q1 losses narrow, promises FY underlying profits will grow

12 May 2016

Apetit, the Finnish frozen food group, has insisted it will improve its operational profitability in the second half of the year, after posting losses - albeit narrower year-on-year - in the first quarter.

Apetit eyes "leadership role" in vegetable-based foods 

1 Mar 2016

Apetit has revealed it wants to be "the leader" in vegetable-based food solutions by 2018. 

Apetit food arm posts mixed 9M results

30 Oct 2015

Apetit has reported mixed results for its food arm during the first nine months of the year. 

Apetit names new boss for struggling food unit

7 Aug 2015

Finnish food group Apetit has appointed Anu Ara as director for its struggling food unit, reporting directly into group CEO Juha Vanhainen.

Apetit cuts forecast for underlying operating profit

18 Mar 2015

Finnish food maker Apetit has cut its forecast for annual underlying operating profit.

Apetit "cannot be satisfied" with fresh food performance

25 Feb 2015

Finnish food maker Apetit said it "cannot be satisfied" with the performance of its fresh and fish businesses but stressed it has seen a pick-up in the performance of its frozen products.


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