The Swedish Food Federation (Livsmedelsföretagen) has about 800 member companies representing all types of food companies – small and large, with Swedish and foreign owners, family-owned, agricultural cooperatives and others.Their common denominator is that they produce food and drink in Sweden.
The Swedish Food Federation safeguards and promotes the member companies’ common interests in terms of employer and industry-specific issues.
The Swedish Food Federation is a member of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv) and FoodDrinkEurope. The Board of the Federation consists of representatives of the member companies, under the chairmanship of Lars Appelqvist. The Director General is Björn Hellman.
The Swedish food industry (figures for 2018-2019):
- Third largest industry in Sweden (production value, number of employees)
- Industry turnover: 195 billion SEK
- Export: 60 billion SEK
- Number of companies: Approximately 4 600 companies, including SME and start-ups
- Number of employees: Approximately 49 000
The manifesto, launched in 2019, contains five undertakings in the field of sustainability that members of the Swedish Food Federation can sign up for. So far, almost 80 member companies which together constitute the greater part of the Swedish food industry, have committed to the manifesto.
HOW WE WORK TO IMPROVE PUBLIC HEALTH
In this brochure we present the Swedish Food Federation’s and our members’ approach to working with food and health. It summarises our points of view, highlights a number of key issues and presents some of the many initiatives and activities that the industry and companies are working with in the field of food and health.
Visting adress: Storgatan 19, Stockholm
Postal address: Li Service AB, Box 55680, SE-102 15 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 8 762 65 00
For further information about the federation, please contact our Head of Press:
Phone: +46 76 275 83 60