Panda (Finnish company)

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Panda Oy
Osakeyhtiö
IndustryConfectionery processing
Founded1920 (1920)
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
ProductsConfectionery
Revenue51.345 million (2012)[1]
OwnerOrkla Group
Number of employees
272 (2012)[1]
ParentFelix Abba
Websitepandalicorice.com

Panda Oy is a Finnish confectionery company based in Vaajakoski, Jyväskylä. The company was founded in 1920 by SOK (Suomen Osuuskauppojen Keskuskunta).[2] Panda is known for its liquorice and chocolate products.

In 2005, the company was sold to Felix Abba, which is part of the Norwegian Orkla Group.[3]

Panda's factory site in Vaajakoski.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Panda Ab Oy". Taloussanomat (in Finnish). Sanoma News. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  2. ^ "Panda teki maailman pisimmän lakun". yle.fi (in Finnish). Yle. November 9, 2010. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  3. ^ Vehmanen, Jukka (May 27, 2005). "Felix Abba haukkasi nopeasti kasvaneen Pandan omistukseensa". ts.fi (in Finnish). TS-Yhtymä. Retrieved October 5, 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Panda's factory site at Wikimedia Commons