Apetit joins the materials efficiency commitment of the food industry

Apetit joins the materials efficiency commitment of the food industry

Apetit Plc, Press release 10 February 2020 at 09:30 a.m.

Apetit joins the food industry’s materials efficiency commitment with goals such as improving the use of raw materials, reducing the volumes of mixed waste and cutting back on water consumption.

“Through the development of materials efficiency Apetit aims to improve the efficiency and, at the same time, profitability of its production. Apetit also strives to better identify the stages of production where it is possible to not only prevent raw material and material waste, but also conserve other natural resources and increase process efficiency further,” says Sanna Väisänen, Director, Corporate Communications and Sustainability at Apetit.

As part of the commitment, Apetit also will increase its employees’ abilities to improve and develop the materials efficiency of its operations.

The food industry’s materials efficiency commitment

The food industry’s materials efficiency commitment is aimed at reducing the environmental impacts arising from the production, distribution and consumption of food.

The commitment for the years 2019–2021 has been signed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment and the Ministry of the Environment together with the Finnish Food and Drink Industries’ Federation, the Finnish Grocery Trade Association and the Finnish Packaging Association.

The objectives of the commitment will be achieved through practical materials efficiency measures carried out by businesses.

For more information on the commitment, please visit the Motiva website (in Finnish).

For more information, please contact:

Sanna Väisänen, Director, Corporate Communications and Sustainability, tel, +358 10 402 4041

Apetit is number one in vegetables. It is a food industry company firmly rooted in Finnish primary production. We create well-being with vegetables by offering healthy and 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 seeks to lead the way in vegetable-based food solutions. Apetit Plc's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. In 2018, the company's net sales were EUR 283 million. Read more at apetit.fi.


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