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Orkla Food Ingredients

Orkla Food Ingredients is the leading supplier of bakery ingredients in the Nordic region, in addition to holding growing market positions in a number of countries in Europe. The business area accounts for 23% of Orkla’s total sales revenues. Its biggest product categories are margarine and butter blends, yeast, bread and cake improvers and mixes, marzipan and ice cream ingredients. Orkla Food Ingredients has sales and distribution companies in 22 countries, thereby ensuring proximity to bakeries and other industrial customers.

Orkla Food Ingredients is strongly positioned in the Norwegian and UK market for ice cream ingredients and accessories. With the acquisition of the German company Eisunion and the purchase of 55% of the shares in the two Dutch companies Frusco and Briceland in 2015, Orkla’s business area for ice cream products expanded its operations to Germany and the Netherlands.

  • Odense, KåKå, Idun, Credin and Dragsbæk are some of the companies in the business area.
  • Number of employees in Orkla Food Ingredients: 2,604.


  • Organic growth: 3.4%
  • Operating revenues: 7,598 NOK million
  • EBIT (adj.) growth: 20%
  • EBIT (adj.): 414 NOK million

Source: Orkla ASA Annual Report 2015