Brenntag signs agreement with Fazer Mills for the Nordic region

Published: 19-Feb-2021

Recently, the company invested in Nordic oats to double its oat milling capacity by the end of 2021

Brenntag Food & Nutrition has signed an agreement for the distribution of Fazer Mills Finland’s oat products and added-value solutions in the Nordic region. The company is part of the Fazer Group, The Food Experience Company, which focuses on consumer goods and aims to grow in Northern Europe and beyond.

Fazer aims to offer sustainable solutions to support the well-being of consumers, focusing on developing and manufacturing milling ingredients and solutions made of wheat, rye and oats. The agreement between Brenntag and Fazer Mills covers the oat products including special ingredients such as oat beta glucan, oat protein as well as bread improvers and classic oat products.

“We are very much looking forward to working together with Fazer Mills Finland in bringing their innovative solutions to the markets in the Nordic region. Oats are a natural superfood with several positive health effects and have a great future in the market. Fazer Mills is offering a wide range of ingredients and solutions that we like to make available to our current and potential new customers,” said Mia Mahkonen, Business Manager Nordic, Brenntag Food & Nutrition.

“With its experience, expertise and network Brenntag Food & Nutrition is our ideal distribution partner to bring our innovative products to the markets across the Nordics. We are looking forward to sharing our know-how in product development and solutions of our oat portfolio with the team of Brenntag Food & Nutrition,” said Jarkko Arrajoki, MD of Fazer Mills Finland.

Fazer Mills Finland has operated its oat mill in Lahti since 2013. The company processes Finnish oats to produce products and solutions such as its Aurora line including oat beta glucan, oat protein and oat oil.

Recently, the company invested in Nordic oats by doubling its oat milling capacity by the end of 2021. This is planned to secure the availability of healthy and sustainable oat ingredients to customers of Brenntag in the Nordic region.

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