News about Raisio

President of the Republic of Finland visiting Raisio

President Niinistö visited Raisio’s new bioenergy plant and got acquainted with the development of healthy, responsible foods.

CEO's review Q2/2017

Raisio’s EUR 13.1 million comparable EBIT for April-June was a satisfactory performance as the profitability of the UK confectionery business decreased substantially with the continued operational and commercial challenges at the Leicester confectionery plant and with the declining pound.

Raisio Group’s industrial area in Raisio is now carbon neutral

Raisio Group built a bioenergy plant in its industrial area in Raisio and the plant was inaugurated on Wednesday 21 June 2017. With the new plant, industrial steam and district heat used in the industrial area will be generated with wood chips. The value of the investment is approximately EUR 8.5 million.

Pekka Kuusniemi appointed as CEO of Raisio Plc

Raisio plc’s Board of Directors has appointed Pekka Kuusniemi, M.Sc.(Econ.), as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Kuusniemi will begin as Raisio plc’s President and CEO at the beginning of November 2017. He transfers to Raisio from the position of President and CEO of the Oras Group.

CEO's review Q1/2017

Raisio’s comparable EBIT amounted to EUR 10.6 million which means an improvement of EUR 0.9 million from the comparison period. Despite the decline in net sales, Raisio’s relative profitability increased to 11.4 per cent compared to 8.5 per cent of Q1/2016.

CEO’s review for 2016

I would like to thank Raisio’s employees for their dedication and work well done. The first few weeks as Raisio’s CEO have clearly shown me the key resources that affect Raisio's success: professional and determined personnel, active partnerships with the customers, consumer- and customer-oriented approach and healthy products supporting sustainable development.