Innovations

Raisio's top innovations and numerous inventions prove the company's ability to develop methods and products to solve global problems and improve profitability in the food and agro sectors.

Sustainable growth from innovations

Raisio's vision is to be a forerunner in ecological and healthy snacks with leading brands as well as an active developer of sustainable food chain.

Major global trends are, for instance, safeguarding food production for growing population, impacts of climate change, growing middle class in Asia, changes in consumer habits and needs as well as diminishing resources. We need solutions in order to increase agricultural efficiency and sustainable production. Raisio is involved in this work.

Raisio is known for its innovations, of which cholesterol-lowering Benecol is one good example and Benemilk, with its ability to increase milk yield and improve contents of milk, another. Moreover, Raisio was the first company in the world to use water and carbon footprint labels on consumer products.
 

News about innovations

CEO's review Q3/2016

The Group’s comparable EBIT of EUR 14 million was Raisio’s third best quarterly results ever.

CEO's review Q2/2016

Raisio continued to improve its operational result during the second quarter. Our comparable EBIT grew by 7 per cent totalling EUR 15 million. Our relative profitability increased from some 10 per cent to 12 per cent of net sales.

Raisio to invest in the fish feed production

Raisio will make a total investment of nearly four million euros to expand its fish feed factory located in Raisio's industrial area in Finland. The factory expansion is a significant investment in the ecologically sustainable Finnish fish farming industry.

CEO's review Q1/2016

Raisio continued to deliver strong results in the first quarter of 2016. The Group's EBIT of EUR 9.7 million was a good performance in the challenging and rapidly changing international markets.

Online Annual Report 2015 published

Raisio's Online Annual Report 2015 has been published.

CEO Matti Rihko's review Q3/2015

Raisio's strong performance continued in the third quarter of 2015. Raisio's EBIT of 16 million euros excluding one-off items is the company's best ever quarterly result.

New Benella rainbow trout help save the environment

Benella Rainbow trout is fish raised by Finnish farmers and fed with Raisioaqua's unique feed innovation. Global wild fish stocks are protected with the help of the feeding concept behind Benella.

Benemilk patents granted first in South Africa

Three initial Benemilk patents have been granted in South Africa. They are the world's first patents granted for Benemilk. In other countries, processes related to Benemilk patent applications are still pending.

Benecol launch in China

Raisio's new Benecol partner Neptunus is launching Benecol powdered drink in China. This expansion to the world's most populated country supports Raisio's aim to open up new markets for Benecol products together with its licensing partners.

Financial Statements, CGS and Remuneration Statement 2015 published

Raisio plc's Financial Statements and Board of Directors' Report for the financial year ended on 31 December 2015 as well as the Raisio Group's Corporate Governance Statement 2015 have been published.

Benecol products launched in South Korea

Raisio's Benecol partner in Korea, Lotte Foods Co. Ltd., has launched Benecol® yogurt drinks in the form of Health Functional Food in South Korea. The Benecol product launch in South Korea supports Raisio's aim to expand into new markets particularly in Asia and South America.

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