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92 news and releases

June 2019

Kesko’s sales grew in May

The sales of Kesko Group’s continuing operations in May 2019 totalled €974.2 million, representing an increase of 0.4% in comparable terms. Reported sales from continuing operations grew by 2.3%.

Investor, Media

14.06.2019 09:00

May 2019

K Group’s own brand Pirkka chocolates and cocoa to contain certified cocoa only

Going forward, K Group will only accept cocoa and chocolates made from 100% sustainable origin cocoa for its Pirkka, K-Menu and Menu ranges.

Responsibility, Customer, Investor, Media

23.05.2019 09:13

Kesko has completed the acquisition of Fresks Group in Sweden

Kesko Group company K-rauta AB has completed the acquisition of Fresks Group from Litorina, Oscarson Invest and the group’s management. Fresks Group is a significant operator in the Swedish builders’ merchant business and the biggest member of the XL Bygg chain. The acquisition will significantly strengthen Kesko’s market position in Sweden, especially in the growing professional builders customer segment.

Investor, Media

17.05.2019 12:15

K Group’s solar power is flowing fast again

The production of K Group’s solar power plants is growing rapidly as the amount of daylight increases, and they will reach maximum production for the first time around mid-May. K Group’s experiences of solar power are so positive that more new solar power plants are being planned.

10.05.2019 10:31

The trading sector plays a central role in mitigating climate change

The next decade will be decisive in our global search for the best solutions to mitigate climate change. The targets to create a carbon neutral society also direct the operations of all companies and have a major impact on each and every one of us. K Group is highly committed to creating solutions for mitigating climate change together with others.

10.05.2019 10:19

K-Supermarket Ratina first store in Tampere to offer reusable shared shopping bags

Shoppers in Tampere now have a new sustainable alternative for carrying their groceries.

Media

10.05.2019 08:59

Determined actions to increase the responsibility of mywear clothes

When buying clothes that have been made on the other side of the world, do you find yourself wondering if you can trust that they have been manufactured responsibly? Ensuring responsible supply chains is important for K Group and we work hard towards it. With global clothes manufacturing mostly concentrated in Asia, we pay special attention to improving working conditions in Asian factories.

Responsibility, Customer, Media

06.05.2019 15:46

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