Orkla partners with PepsiCo

Orkla ASA has signed an agreement with PepsiCo to become the primary go-to-market partner for PepsiCo’s juice, cereals and snack products in the Nordics, including the brands Quaker and Lay’s. The move expands Orkla’s partnership with PepsiCo in the Nordics; the new agreement covers PepsiCo snacks in Norway, Sweden and Finland. “The distribution agreement with […]


Orkla expands in ice cream

Orkla Food Ingredients, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Idun Industri AS, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares in the German sales and distribution company Eisunion GmbH, a full-range supplier of ice cream ingredients and accessories. Eisunion is a leading market player in Germany. Orkla is one of Norway’s leading […]

Firm claims bulk bag success

Nidar AS, a Norwegian candy supplier, has updated its 1950s plant regularly with modern bulk handling equipment over the years. When gravity feeding of materials is not an option the plant transfers bulk materials using bulk bag dischargers, flexible screw conveyors, rigid augers and pneumatic conveyors. Currently Nidar is using the Bulk-Out BFH-C-X twin half-frame […]


Chocolat Frey reports turnover drop

Swiss confectionery company Chocolat Frey has reported an annual turnover drop of 3.4% at 368 million Swiss Francs (€251m) mainly due to foreign currency losses in international sales. This is despite retaining a turnover of 265 million Swiss Francs (€180m) in the Swiss market. The company has also re-launched its ‘Bugg’ chewing gum brand in […]

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