The recently acquired New York Pizza of Orkla, has announced the acquisition of pizza chain company Stückwerk. The Germany based Stückwerk has total of 32 retail outlets.
- Orkla is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the consumer, out-of-home and bakery markets in the Nordics, Baltics and selected markets in Central Europe and India.
- The Stückwerk acquisition gives New York Pizza 268 franchised outlets across the Netherlands (233), Germany (34) and Belgium (1).
- Orkla also owns the Kotipizza chain, which operates 289 locations across Finland.
The prominent deals and expansions by Orkla are mentioned below:
May 2021: In order to strengthen chocolate segment, Orkla ASA announced to purchase Nói-Siríus HF. The Reykjavik, Iceland based Nói-Siríus HF is the leading manufacturer of chocolate and confectionery.
Dec 2020: To expand ice cream business Orkla announced to purchase all the shares in the sales and distribution company Gortrush Trading Ltd. Gortrush operates from its facilities in Omagh, Northern Ireland.
June 2020: Orkla announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkla Foods Sverige AB signed an agreement to acquire the Havrefras brand from PepsiCo, Inc.. The transaction includes the purchase of Rug Fras and Mini Fras, which holds a strong position in Scandinavia in healthy breakfast cereals.
April 2020, Orkla announced the acquisition of Norgesplaster Orkla Wound Care. The acquisition of had strengthened its presence in the pharmacy channel. The product portfolio is mainly marketed under the Norgesplaster and Snøgg brands, and is primarily sold in the pharmacy channel, B2B, through distributors and as exports.
October 2019, Orkla House Care had completed an agreement to take over the remaining 50% of the shares in the joint venture company Anza Verimex Holding. Since 2018, Orkla House Care had owned 50% of the company which is market leader in the sale and distribution of painting tools in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Orkla, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, is a leading supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions to the consumer. The company has strong presence in bakery markets in the Nordics, Baltics and selected markets in Central Europe and India. The group has approximately 18,000 employees across the globe. Orklas business comprises the Orkla Foods, Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, Orkla Care and Orkla Food Ingredients business areas. In addition, the Orkla Consumer & Financial Investments business area consists of Consumer Investments and Industrial & Financial Investments.