Fazer Food Services plans new operative organisation in Finland

Fazer is planning the renewal of its operative organisation to make its operations more customer oriented and strengthen its competitiveness in a changing operational environment. Fazer will start collaboration negotiations in the Fazer Food Services business. They will include 74 people. If carried out, the planned changes may lead to the termination to 30 positions, at the most. Fazer will support those whom the termination of employment would affect.

Fazer is planning the renewal of the operative organisation its food service business to support the growth strategy of its food services. The goal is to work in an even more customer oriented way. The plan is to reorganise operational work according to the different account groups. The planned changes are aimed at strengthening Fazer Food Services’ competitiveness in a changing market.

”Our plan is to divide operative business into account groups: children and seniors (Public), students and event restaurants (Concession) and working people (Business). Our goal is to offer the different account groups more tailor-made service solutions and daily experiences at our restaurants,” says Managing Director of Fazer Food Services Jaana Korhola .

Fazer will start collaboration negotiations in the Fazer Food Services business concerning possible changes in the managerial tasks of the restaurant organisation. The collaboration negotiations about personnel reductions will include 74 people all over Finland. If carried out, the planned changes may lead to the termination to 30 positions, at the most.

It is important for Fazer to try to secure the future of those who have worked for the company. ”We invest in activities aimed at relocation and have individual discussions with everybody about the situation. We actively share information about open positions in the Fazer Group   and cooperate with the employment authorities,” says Korhola.

Fazer employs 6,700 people in Finland. Of them, 3,300 work in Fazer Food Services. Fazer Food Services offers meal services in over 600 restaurants all over Finland.

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Managing Director Jaana Korhola, Fazer Food Services tel.: +358 40 821 8641
Communications Director Satu Ikäheimo, Fazer Group / Fazer Food Services, tel.: +358 50 380 4996

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Fazer is an international family-owned company offering quality bakery, confectionery, biscuit and grain products as well as food and café services. Fazer operates in eight countries and exports to around 40 countries. Fazer’s mission is to create taste sensations. Fazer’s success, ever since its establishment in 1891, has been based on the best product and service quality, beloved brands, the passion of its skilful people and the Group’s responsible ways of working. This year marks Fazer’s 125th anniversary and 150 years from the birth of Karl Fazer, the founder of this successful Group. In 2015, Fazer Group had net sales of more than 1.5 billion euros and nearly 15,000 employees. Fazer’s operations comply with ethical principles that are based on the Group’s values and the UN Global Compact.

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Fazer is an international family-owned company offering quality bakery, confectionery, biscuit and grain products as well as food and café services. Fazer operates in eight countries and exports to around 40 countries. Fazer’s mission is to create taste sensations. Fazer’s success, ever since its establishment in 1891, has been based on the best product and service quality, beloved brands, the passion of its skilful people and the Group’s responsible ways of working. In 2016, Fazer Group had net sales of 1.6 billion euros and nearly 15,000 employees. Fazer’s operations comply with ethical principles that are based on the Group’s values and the UN Global Compact. Makes the world taste good

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