AAK has opened a sales office in Düsseldorf, Germany

AAK - the world's leading producer of high value-added speciality vegetable fats - has opened a new sales office in Germany.

The opening of our Germany office is a natural step in realizing our growth strategy “AAK Acceleration”. We want to be a global partner with a strong local presence to service our customers in order to grow and strengthen our strong innovation platform in collaboration with our customers.

"We are glad to strengthen AAK's presence in Germany with a dedicated sales office, as we want to be able to supply existing and potential new customers with our speciality oils and fats solutions by developing the good contacts already established in the German market. Our customers in the chocolate and confectionery industry value AAK as a strong and long-term business partner and we want to grow our business based on this foundation", says Torben Friis Lange, President Business Area Chocolate and Confectionery Fats.

For further information, please contact

Torben Friis Lange
President Business Area
Chocolate and Confectionery Fats
Phone: +45 87 30 62 20
Mobile: +45 21 99 85 78

Fredrik Nilsson
Group Financial Manager and
Head of Investor Relations
Phone: + 46 40 627 83 34
Mobile: + 46 708 95 22 21



The information is that which AarhusKarlshamn AB (publ) is obliged to publish under the provisions of the Stock Exchange and Clearing Operations Act and/or the Trading in Financial Instruments Act. The information was released to the media for publication on 2 February 2011 at 08.30 CET.

AarhusKarlshamn is the world’s leading producer of high value-added speciality vegetable fats. These fats are characterized by a high technological content and are used as substitute for butter-fat and cocoa butter, transfree solutions for fillings in chocolate and confectionery products, and in the cosmetics industry. AarhusKarlshamn has production facilities in Denmark, Mexico, the Netherlands, Sweden, Great Britain, Uruguay and the US. The company is organised in three Business Areas; Chocolate and Confectionery Fats, Food Ingredients and Technical Products & Feed. Further information on AarhusKarlshamn can be found on the company’s website www.aak.com.



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