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Fazer invests in carbon-neutral protein firm Solar Foods

17 Sep 2019

Finland-based food business Fazer Group has teamed up with Solar Foods, which claims to have developed a cost-effective, carbon-neutral protein.

Finnish food business Fazer Group to buy local peer Kaslink

19 Jun 2019

Finnish food business Fazer Group is to buy a local peer specialising in Nordic oat products, it has announced.

Fazer offloads foodservice arm to Compass as attention turns to FMCG-focused M&A

11 Jun 2019

Finnish food company Fazer Group is selling its foodservice arm to a fellow out-of-home firm in the UK.

Fazer to build xylitol plant in Finland

16 Apr 2019

Finnish food company Fazer Group has announced it has started work on a new production plant in its domestic market.

Fazer lays down cage-free eggs targets

10 Apr 2019

Finland's Fazer Group has outlined a commitment to use only cage-free eggs across its businesses and geographical operations.

New products - Froneri launches Nuii ice-cream brand; Fazer debuts Froosh smoothie bowls; Smorgasbord wins UK listings; Mondelez launches Cadbury spread in India

15 Feb 2019

This week's batch of new products includes ice-cream supplier Froneri launching a brand internationally and Mondelez International entering the spreads category in India.

Fazer to invest EUR40m in new Finland plant

15 Jan 2019

Finland's Fazer Group is investing in a new domestic production plant after announcing earlier this week it planned to close one of its facilities.

Fazer to close bakery in Finland to reflect changing business model

14 Jan 2019

Finnish food company Fazer Group has announced it is planning to close one of its domestic bakeries to reflect a changing business model.

New Products - Fonterra unveils Anchor Protein+ milk drink in NZ; Kraft Heinz and Hershey link up on Whipped Toppings; Yeo Valley debuts spoonable kefir; Unilever launches vegan Magnums

31 Aug 2018

This week's round-up of the most notable product development from the international food sector includes news of the first vegan Magnum ice creams and Lightlife Foods' launch into Canada.

Fazer unveils sales growth target

11 Apr 2018

Finnish food company Fazer Group has outlined a new strategy which will take it up until 2022.

Fazer seeks China growth through new e-commerce deal

23 Jan 2018

Finland's Fazer Group is the latest western food company to try and gain traction in the Chinese market through a distribution deal with one of the country's big e-commerce providers.

Finland's Paulig Group appoints Rolf Ladau as CEO

9 Jan 2018

Paulig Group announced the appointment of new chief executive and president Rolf Ladau who will assume the role at the Finish food company on 1 June.

How sustainability is influencing M&A in the food industry

6 Oct 2017

Ben Cooper looks at how sustainability considerations are influencing food industry mergers and acquisitions.

Fazer invites food and food tech influencers to collaborate

13 Jul 2017

Finnish food group Fazer is attempting to instil a spirit of cooperation in the food industry with the development of an "open innovation ecosystem".

Fazer buys Finland's Bioferme in non-dairy push

17 Mar 2017

Fazer Group has snapped up Finnish dairy alternative business Bioferme - and set out its stall to invest more widely in non-dairy and plant-based products.

Fazer Group jobs in Sweden to go in cost-cutting drive

31 Jan 2017

Finland-based food maker Fazer Group is looking to lower costs within its bakery business in Sweden, which is set to lead to jobs being cut.

What are the prospects for the low-FODMAP diet? - analysis

4 Oct 2016

FODMAPs are carbohydrates linked to digestive issues, including IBS. A diet low in FODMAPs is said to ease symptoms and there are signs of a market taking root in Australia, Europe and North America.

Fazer Group targets FODMAP dieters in Finland

8 Sep 2016

Finland's Fazer Group has launched a "low-FODMAP" rye bread in its domestic market, targeting consumers with "sensitive stomachs".

Fazer Group plans new bakery plant in Russia

16 Jun 2016

Fazer Group is looking to build a new bakery plant in the Russian city of St Petersburg.

Fazer buys Finnish bakery chain Keisari

15 Jun 2016

Fazer Group, the Finland-based food company, has sought to expand its retail bakery business through the acquisition of local chain Keisari.

Fazer buys Swedish oats business Frebaco

16 May 2016

Fazer Group has snapped up Swedish miller and branded muesli and breakfast cereal maker Frebaco.

Fazer buys Mondelez's Domino, Jaffa and Fanipala brands

29 Apr 2016

Finland's Fazer Group announced today that it is expanding its share of the bakery sector with the acquisition of the  Domino, Jaffa and Fanipala brands from Mondelez International. 

Fazer, Valio team up on salt reduction

7 Apr 2016

Finnish food groups Fazer Group and Valio have teamed up to work on a low-salt ingredient they are both using in new consumer-facing lines.

Fazer hails improved profit but sales slide

6 Apr 2016

Finland's Fazer Group said that its full-year performance strengthened in 2015, despite a "demanding and highly volatile" operating environment resulting in lower sales in the 12 month period. 

Fazer Group's new Finnish breads get veg boost

20 Jan 2016

Finland's Fazer Group is launching a range of breads in its domestic market in which root vegetables are used to replace more than a third of the flour in the products.

Fazer expands in 'senior' foodservice with Seniori Ateria buy

15 Jan 2016

Nordic food maker Fazer Group has entered into an agreement to acquire Seniori Ateria, a company that provides foodservice products aimed at seniors in private and sheltered homes in Finland. 

Fazer hit by currency exchange

27 Mar 2015

Fazer Group today (27 March) insisted that it booked a "strong result" for 2014, despite foreign exchange weighing down sales.

Fazer job cuts lowered as consultation period ends

15 Oct 2014

Fazer Group has reduced the number of job it plans to cut as part of a restructuring of its confectionery, cafe, bakery and foodservice divisions.

FINLAND: 61 jobs at risk in Fazer restructuring

19 Aug 2014

Fazer Group has announced a restructuring of its operations that will affect the Finnish firm's bakery and confectionery divisions.


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