Apetit is a responsible Finnish food company with its roots firmly in primary food production. We produce food solutions based on vegetables and oilseeds mainly for the Finnish market, and we are an active player in the Finnish and international grain, oilseed and feedstuff markets.
Increasingly many people are eating more vegetables and other plant products. The increase in vegetable consumption is common across all consumer groups, but the growth in the popularity of vegetarian options and lifestyles is particularly strong among young people. Apetit’s strategic goal is to become a leader in vegetable-based food solutions.
The company’s shares have been listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd since 1989.
WELLBEING FROM VEGETABLES
Apetit is known for its vegetable expertise and great-tasting products. We are now investing in developing new food solutions more than ever before. We lead the way in promoting diets with a high vegetable content. We want to be number one in vegetables.
Apetit’s capacity to create shareholder value is based on renewal and product development, the continuous development of strong and attractive brands, managing the field-to-table value chain and continuosly improving the profitability and efficiency of operations.
Our strengths include our expertise and people, our unique integration with primary production, our strong consumer and professional brands as well as our solid financial position.
APETIT AS AN INVESTMENT
- Products with strong market positions and overall demand that stretches over economic cycles
- Strategic investments in product development, renewal and efficiency give rise to new competencies and competitive advantage
- The growing popularity of high-vegetable diets and lifestyles presents opportunities for growth
- Strong financial position provides stability and enables investments in strategic projects
- Integration with Finnish primary production is a source of differentiation and competitive advantage
- The different business models between business segments help balance the risk profile
- A stable history of dividend distribution
TRENDS THAT SUPPORT THE STRATEGY
The way people eat is changing rapidly, driven by a number of global trends. Digitisation is revolutionising the traditional operating methods and reshaping value chains. While price remains a significant factor in buying decisions, a growing number of consumers and customers prioritise quality in addition to affordable prices.
Food is one of the most significant factors affecting an individual’s wellbeing. Apetit provides healthy vegetable-based food products and raw material solutions for a variety of scenarios.
Pleasure from food
Food must taste good in order to provide pleasure and wellbeing. Our delicious products make cooking and eating fun.
Busy lives, smaller household sizes and changing eating scenarios are emerging trends that lead to increased demand for convenient food solutions. Our food and service solutions make daily life easier for consumers and professionals alike.
Responsibility and traceability
Raw material traceability, sustainable production methods and production safety are very significant issues for consumers. Apetit produces high-quality food responsibly and traceably, from field to table.