59 news and releases

March 2023

Kesko’s comprehensive and renewed Annual Report describes the strategy’s targets and progress made

The annual reports that are published by companies in the spring make comparable information on the companies’ operations, financial results and strategic direction available to everyone. Kesko’s Annual Report 2022 presents the progress of its strategy, financial performance and sustainability work with comprehensive performance figures.

Responsibility, Company, Media

06.03.2023 12:39

Coffee grounds turned into Pirkka home gardening products

The new Pirkka Kaffe products that are now available at the gardening sections of K stores use coffee grounds that are generated at the Neste K service stations. Pirkka Kaffe gardening soil and Pirkka Kaffe growth nutrients are the products of K Group’s and Berner’s bold circular economy cooperation.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

02.03.2023 08:15

Kesko has completed the acquisition of Elektroskandia Norge AS

Kesko’s subsidiary Onninen has completed the acquisition of the Norwegian technical trade operator Elektroskandia Norge. The acquisition will strengthen Onninen’s position in technical trade in Norway, and further increases its growing role in the green transition. The acquisition also complements Onninen’s business in all current customer segments, and increases Onninen’s offering to the growing utility sector in Norway.

Investor, Media

02.03.2023 08:00

New convenience food made with discarded sweet peppers

The Hyvis product line, which is made with food that would otherwise go to waste, is complemented with the new vegan Hyvis sweet pepper and lentil soup. Adding products made with wasted food to the selection of K food stores is part of K Group’s actions to halve the amount of food waste.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

01.03.2023 08:15

February 2023

Kesko’s sales grew in January

Kesko Group's sales totalled €901.8 million in January 2023, an increase of 10.1% in comparable terms. The month had one delivery day more than the comparison period.

Investor, Media

14.02.2023 08:00

Logistics center in Hyvinkää to have its own solar power plant – solar power park will guarantee emission-free energy production

A solar power plant will be built for the new logistics center in Hyvinkää intended for Onninen and K-Auto. Emission-free energy will be produced by solar panels covering an area of 6,400 m2, supplied from Onninen’s wide range of products.

Responsibility, Company, Media

01.02.2023 00:00

January 2023

Kesko acquires the technical trade operator Elektroskandia Norge from Rexel in Norway

Kesko’s subsidiary Onninen has agreed to acquire Elektroskandia Norge AS, a subsidiary of Rexel Group. The acquisition will strengthen Onninen’s position in technical trade in Norway, and further increases its growing role in advancing the green transition.

Investor, Media

30.01.2023 09:03

Global 100 listed: Kesko ranked world’s second highest and Europe’s highest performer in grocery trade

Kesko ranked as the most sustainable grocery trade company in Europe on the 2023 ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ listing issued by the Canadian Corporate Knights. Kesko is the only company in the world to have made the list every year since its inception in 2005.

Responsibility, Investor, Media

24.01.2023 09:00

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