Orkla Latvija unites two companies – “Orkla Foods Latvija” and “Orkla Confectionary & Snacks Latvija”.
Orkla Foods Latvija is one of the most modern and largest manufacturers of food and food supplements in the Baltic States. Orkla Foods Latvija has been operating since December 2015, when the companies belonging to the Orkla group SIA Spilva and AS Gutta were united.
Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Latvija is one of the leading confectionery and snack companies in the Baltic States. The company unites several formerly individual companies – SIA NP Foods, AS Laima, AS Staburadze and AS Latfood, while retaining all brands, product portfolios and production processes. Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Latvija represents well-known and beloved by generations brands: Laima, Selga, Staburadze, Ādažu īstie Čipsi and Taffel The Original Snacks. The company also develops and manages brands such as Old Town Bakery, Pedro and the Laima Chocolate Museum.
Orkla Latvija is part of the Norwegian concern Orkla, a leading consumer brand in the Nordic and Baltic region. Beginnnings of it lead us back to 350 years old past. The Orkla Group has strong market positions in various product categories also in India, the Czech Republic and Austria, while the European market is the main supplier in the bread market segment. Orkla is a company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange based in Oslo, Norway. Orkla’s turnover in 2017 was NOK 39.6 billion, or EUR 4 billion. The Orkla Group employs more than 18,000 people.
By joining the Orkla Group, Orkla Latvija has gained wider growth opportunities by increasing the competitiveness of companies and promoting the continued development of strong local brands. Joining the Orkla Group provides access to new technologies, knowledge and innovations that allow us to modernize our manufacturing processes and improve working conditions within the Orkla Latvija administration and manufacturing facilities.