The Swedish Food Federation

The Swedish Food Federation (Livsmedelsföretagen) has approximately 900 member companies, representing all kinds of companies in the food industry, from small, local companies to large, international concerns.

Livsmedelsföretagen 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 Mr Lars Appelqvist (elected April 2016). The Acting Director General is Mr Anders Canemyr.


The Swedish Food Industry 2014

  • 4th largest industry in Sweden (production value, number of employees)
  • Production value: 170 billion SEK
  • Export, incl. Agricultural products: 74 billion SEK
  • Number of companies: Approx 4 000 companies including small and start up companies
  • Number of employees: 50 000


Head office
Visting adress: Storgatan 19, Stockholm
Postal address: Li Service AB, Box 55680, SE-102 15 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 8 762 65 00
Fax: +46 8 762 65 12

Region office
Visiting address: Jörgen Kocksgatan 1B, Malmö
Postal address: Box 186, SE-201 21 Malmö, Sweden
Phone: +46 40 35 25 00
Fax: +46 40 35 25 56

Press contact
For further information about us please contact our Acting Director General.

Mr Anders Canemyr
Phone: +46 70 640 72 27


Collective agreements for Blue Collar Workers in the Swedish Food and Drink Industry with supplementary agreements 2012-2013