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Dean Best | 25 Mar 2010

The chief executive of Fazer Group today (25 March) issued a cautious forecast for 2010, with cost control to drive profits and tough trading conditions to weigh on the Finland-based baker and confectioner sales.

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just-food.com | 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.

Andy Coyne | 11 Apr 2018

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

Andy Coyne | 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.

Simon Harvey | 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.

Andy Coyne | 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".

Dean Best | 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.

Dean Best | 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.

Dean Best | 8 Sep 2016

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

Dean Best | 16 Jun 2016

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

Dean Best | 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.

Dean Best | 16 May 2016

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

Katy Askew | 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. 

Hannah Abdulla | 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.

Katy Askew | 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. 

Dean Best | 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.

Katy Askew | 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. 

Katy Askew | 27 Mar 2015

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

Hannah Abdulla | 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.

Hannah Abdulla | 19 Aug 2014

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

Dean Best | 8 Jul 2014

Finland's Fazer Group has decided to close two bakeries in its domestic market as it restructures amid falling bread consumption in the country.

just-food.com | 26 Mar 2010

With spring in the air, food makers in Europe and the US seemed in buoyant mood this week. Finland’s Fazer Group claimed "more confidence" in 2010 and Switzerland's Orior insisted that the improved economic environment meant that the time is "right" to launch an IPO. In the US, Kroger and ConAgra Foods both suggested that the competitive environment and pressure on pricing was easing. Meanwhile, PepsiCo insisted that healthy products were profitable products as it unveiled plans for product reformulation.

just-food.com | 25 Mar 2010

Finland-based baker and confectioner Fazer Group booked a 2% rise in annual profits despite foreign exchange and the demerger from Cloetta weighing on sales.

just-food.com | 4 Sep 2009

There is a truly cosmopolitan flavour to this week's 'week in words' with food execs from Mexico City to Moscow keen to voice their thoughts on some of the key issues affecting the industry. Grupo Bimbo, the Mexican bakery giant, has stood firm over claims of "deceitful" labelling, while Wimm-Bill-Dann, Russia's largest dairy firm, has sounded a warning on the outlook for the country's economy. Dairy prices are often a hot topic for many in the industry and this week was no exception, with France's Bongrain and New Zealand's Fonterra giving their prognosis of the market.

just-food.com | 12 Jan 2009

Fazer Konfektyr Service, the Swedish confectionery unit of Fazer Group, has announced that it will delist its shares from the Stockholm stock exchange.

just-food.com | 16 Dec 2008

Cloetta Fazer, the Nordic confectioner that is set to demerge, has announced the formal adoption of a change of name for part of the business.

just-food.com | 26 Nov 2008

Cloetta Fazer has revealed that the confectionery side of its business will trade by the name Fazer Konfektyr Service following its split from Cloetta, announced earlier this year.

just-food.com | 29 Sep 2008

Fazer Group plans to construct a factory in the Leningrad region of Russia to produce fresh and frozen bakery products, the company has confirmed.

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