Raisio Group is an international expert in plant-based nutrition. Our strategic target is to grow organically and through acquisitions.
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.
Raisio's top innovations and numerous inventions are proof of the company's ability to develop methods and products to solve global problems and profitability issues concerning the agri-food sector. Moreover, Raisio was the first company in the world to use water and carbon footprint labels on consumer products.
Raisio's main products include breakfast, snack and baking products, the ingredient of plant stanol ester in Benecol products as well as Benecol range, confectionery and feeds for livestock and fish. The Group's key market areas are Finland, the UK, Russia, Ukraine, Poland and the Czech Republic. Markets for the Benecol products are global.
Raisio's operations are divided into two divisions: Brands and Raisioagro. Raisio's most recognised food brands are Benecol, Elovena, Sunnuntai, Nordic, Fox's, Poppets and Juicee Gummee. Raisioagro's most recognised feed brands are Benemilk, Hercules and Maituri.
Raisio plc is a Finnish company established in 1939, whose shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. The company has some 38,000 shareholders. It employs some 1,400 people and operates in 12 countries. Group's net sales in 2015 were EUR 521 million and EBIT excluding one-off items was EUR 52 million.