52 news and releases

May 2022

Kesko’s sales grew in April

Kesko Group's sales totalled €998.7 million in April 2022, representing an increase of 3.1% on the previous year. In comparable terms, sales grew by 2.5%.

Investor, Media

13.05.2022 08:00

April 2022

K Group is committed to halving its food waste – and bringing to stores the first convenience food made from ingredients that would otherwise be lost or wasted

K Group’s goal is to halve its food waste by 2030. Achieving this ambitious goal requires continuous development, which includes ideas stemming from the circular economy concept, such as products made from otherwise wasted food. The Hyvis product line, which currently makes use of otherwise wasted food, is complemented with a new convenience food: the Hyvis tomato and cheese soup, which is made with tomatoes discarded at K Group’s central warehouse and Juustoportti’s surplus cheese.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

22.04.2022 08:27

Kesko’s sales grew in March

Kesko Group's sales totalled €1,085.8 million in March 2022, representing an increase of 6.1% on the previous year. In comparable terms, sales grew by 5.6%.

Investor, Media

19.04.2022 08:00

March 2022

A separate shelf for discounted food found in more and more K-food stores – The Sales of red-flagged expiring products grew by 12% last year

K Group reached its target of decreasing food waste by 13% from the 2016 level by 2021. In addition to systematic selection management, K-stores’ innovative solutions, such as loss-preventing discount shelves and the increasing amount of products that make use of food that would otherwise be wasted, as well as the popularity of red-flagged discounted products, played important roles in reaching the target.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

29.03.2022 09:37

Kesko accelerates the circular economy of construction plastics by being the first in its field of business to join the Green Deal of Construction Plastics

Kesko’s Building and Technical Trade division is the first operator in the trade sector to join the voluntary Green Deal of Construction Plastics. The division includes the technical wholesale company Onninen and the K-Rauta chain, which serves both consumers and business customers. The Green Deal strives to accelerate the circular economy of construction plastics by decreasing the use of plastic and by promoting the recycling of plastic in the construction industry.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

28.03.2022 00:00

Kesko updates sustainability strategy, and ties management remuneration to sustainability targets

The Board of Directors of Kesko Corporation has approved a new sustainability strategy for Kesko. The strategy sets clear sustainability targets for the operations of Kesko and its three divisions. The focus areas of the sustainability strategy are climate and nature, sustainable value chain, responsibility for people, and good governance.

Responsibility, Company, Media

21.03.2022 11:30

Kesko’s sales grew in February

Kesko Group's sales totalled €852.1 million in February 2022, representing an increase of 6.8% on the previous year. In comparable terms, sales grew by 6.9%.

Investor, Media

14.03.2022 08:00

Kesko’s Annual Report more extensive than ever – sections now also include a Data Balance Sheet report which Kesko publishes first among Finnish listed companies

With the publication of annual reports, companies offer comparable information on their operations, results, and strategic directions transparently to all stakeholders. Kesko’s 2021 Annual Report is more extensive than ever before, as it now also includes a Data Balance Sheet report, which details Kesko’s responsible data use.

Responsibility, Media

11.03.2022 12:00

February 2022

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