People are increasingly opting for vegetables, and foods with
a high vegetable content. As well as being healthy and tasting good, vegetables are a sustainable choice.

Apetit is a food industry company firmly rooted in Finnish primary production. Our operations are based on a unique and sustainable value chain: we create well-being with vegetables by offering tasty food solutions that make daily life easier. We also produce high-quality vegetable oils and rapeseed expellers for feeding stuff, and trade grain on the international markets. Apetit Plc’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. In 2020, Apetit Group’s net sales were EUR 293 million

The Group’s business areas include Food Solutions, Oilseeds products and Grain Trade. The Group also includes the associated company Sucros Ltd (20% holding). Apetit Group is also a minority shareholder of Escamar Seafood Ltd. (with a holding of less than 20%).
 
 

Apetit Group’s business segments

Food Solutions

Apetit’s Food Solutions business is responsible for the production of Apetit’s frozen vegetables, frozen foods and frozen pizzas. Frozen vegetables and frozen foods are produced in Säkylä and frozen pizzas in Pudasjärvi. In addition to products under its own Apetit brand, Apetit manufactures products for private labels. The main market for frozen vegetables and frozen foods is Finland but products are also exported to Sweden and Italy, for example. The customer base consists of customers in retail trade, the Food Service sector and the food industry.

Oilseed Products

Avena is responsible for Apetit’s Oilseed Products business and is Finland’s most significant producer of vegetable oils and rapeseed expeller. Its oilseed products are produced in its vegetable oil milling plant in Kirkkonummi. The main markets for oilseed products are Finland and the other Nordic countries. Avena’s best-known consumer products are Apetit and Neito rapeseed oils. Other Oilseed Products customers include the Food Service sector, the food industry and the animal feed industry, which uses rapeseed expeller.

Grain Trade

Avena is responsible for Apetit’s Grain Trade business. The company operates actively in the market for grains, oilseeds and raw materials for feeds, both in Finland and abroad. Besides Finland, Avena also operates in the Baltic countries. Avena is a significant exporter of Finnish grains and a reliable partner for farmers, the food industry and the animal feed industry. Avena has a strategic partnership with Farmer’s Berner; the co operation is carried out under the name of the Farmer’s Avena Berner.

 


Associated company Sucros

Apetit owns 20% of Finland’s only sugar producer, Sucros Ltd, which produces sugar from Finnish sugar beet at its plant in Säkylä. Sucros’s subsidiary, Suomen Sokeri Oy, based in Kirkkonummi, produces a range of sugar products for the food industry, the retail trade and other sales