Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods to the grocery, out-of home, specialised retail, pharmacy and bakery sectors. The Nordic and Baltic regions and selected countries in Central Europe are Orkla’s main markets. The Orkla Group also holds strong positions in selected product categories in India.
Orkla’s Branded Consumer Goods business comprises the Orkla Foods, Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, Orkla Care and Orkla Food Ingredients business areas. Orkla also has operations organised under the Orkla Investments business area, consisting of its investment in Jotun (42.5% interest), in addition to Hydro Power and financial assets.
Orkla ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and its head office is in Oslo, Norway. As of 31 December 2016, Orkla had 18,154 employees. The Group’s turnover in 2016 totalled NOK 37.8 billion.
Orkla Foods is the largest business area, with 42% of Orkla’s total operating revenues from…
Orkla Confectionery & Snacks’ turnover accounts for 17% of Orkla’s total operating revenues from its Branded…
Orkla Care accounts for 19% of the Branded Consumer Goods business’s operating revenues and is…
|Operating revenues (NOK million)||37.758||33.198||29.599||33.045||30.001|
|Operating revenues Branded Consumer Goods (NOK million)||36.422||32.002||28.584||27.731||24.105|
|EBIT (adj.)1 (NOK million)||4.298||3.609||3.214||3.142||3.279|
|EBIT (adj.)1 Branded Consumer Goods (NOK million)||4.300||3.839||3.378||2.961||2.803|
|EBIT (adj.)1 margin (%)||11,4||10,9||10,9||9,5||10,9|
|EBIT (adj.)1 margin Branded Consumer Goods (%)||11,8||12,0||11,8||10,7||11,6|
|Ordinary profit/loss before taxes (NOK million)||5.182||4.090||2.872||2.664||3.873|
|Earnings per share, diluted (NOK)||4,22||3,24||1,63||0,68||1,56|
|Total dividend per share (NOK)||2,60||2,50||2,50||2,50||2,50|
|Equity ratio (%)||60,9||62,2||62,5||59,1||53,9|
1Operating profit before other income and expenses.
Source: Orkla’s Annual Report 2016.
Orkla’s vision is “Your friend in everyday life”, a vision that is underpinned by the values “brave”, “trustworthy” and “inspiring”. Orkla’s mission is “Improving everyday life with healthier and more enjoyable local brands”.
Innovation is Orkla’s primary tool for creating growth, and is therefore pivotal to Orkla’s day-to-day operations. Orkla’s innovation activities are based on an inter-professional focus that spans from idea to launch. Consumer, customer and market insight is combined with technological expertise and investments to develop products and solutions that delight consumers and meet their needs in an even better way.