Information for suppliers

Kespro is Finland’s leading wholesaler in the HoReCa sector. Our task as a wholesaler is to purchase products on behalf of our customers. The diverse needs of our large customer base call for an extensive selection and partner network.

Our customers value delivery reliability, competitive prices and the consistent high quality of fresh foods. On the basis of customer needs, Kespro aims to streamline and improve cooperation between suppliers and its wholesale operations, in order to benefit joint customers.

Menu is Kespro’s private label for HoReCa professionals. The 580 quality products in the Menu range provide inexpensive ingredients for every professional kitchen. Kespro also offers more than 1,200 imported products. Examples include foods, home and speciality goods, and alcohol and wines from over 30 countries.

Delivery solutions for various material flows

We offer a range of logistic options to serve the various material flows of our suppliers. Kespro’s central warehouse is located in Hakkila, Vantaa. The warehouse provides optimal storage conditions for several temperature categories.

Our freezer storage facility is situated in Viinikankaari, Vantaa. Through terminals, we can ensure efficient delivery services for regional suppliers as well. Our delivery solutions are customised to meet the needs of customers in the HoReCa sector. In general, we deliver all goods at one go in vehicles that have multiple temperature zones.

Contact Kespro’s purchasing staff

Kespro’s purchasing professionals assist suppliers in developing their business in the HoReCa market. Our purchasing operations are in compliance with Kesko's ethical purchasing principles.

| | Telephone | |---|---| | Director Mika Halmesmäki | +358 1053 24146 | | Purchasing Director Harri Turunen | +358 1053 28930 |

Fruits and vegetables

Purchasing and sales director Nora Hortling +358 1053 24309
Category Manager Niklas Lindgren +358 1053 24043
Product Manager Sini Vertainen +358 1053 20732
Product Manager Ari Venäläinen +358 1053 24023
Product Specialist Inka Kasurinen +358 1053 24051

Fish, meat and processed meat, convenience food, bread, frozen food

Purchasing Manager Timo Kantola +358 1053 24140
Product Manager Laura Kivi +358 1053 24066
Product Manager Paula Leinonen +358 50 403 9372
Product Manager Olli Strack +358 1053 24170
Product Manager Päivi Yli-Hongisto +358 1053 24211
Product Manager Linda Österlund +358 1053 24056

Processed foods, alcohol- and brewery products

Purchasing Manager Minna Lantto +358 1053 27687
Category Manager Ruut Laakso +358 1053 20730
Product Manager Anni Honkanen +358 1053 24059
Product Manager Miikka Jyrkönen +358 1053 20525
Product Manager Vesa Kaukjärvi +358 40 720 2186
Product Manager Anna-Elina Niemi +358 1053 27465
Product Manager Milja Pipinen +358 1053 24012
Product Manager Minna Tuominen +358 1053 27279
Product Manager Julia Paulamäki (maternity leave) +358 1053 30020

Nonfood

Purchasing manager Marko Rönnblad +358 1053 22310
Chain Product Manager Marjut Marjakangas +358 1053 27376
Product Manager Henna Lehmus +358 1053 24019
Product Manager Liisa Puhakka +358 1053 24224

Product information, pricing, informing, dairy, local producers

Purchasing manager Tuula Leino +358 1053 24383
Planning Manager Sari Holi +358 1053 24145
Product Manager Niina Lindman +358 1053 22194
Product Manager Etta Tuokkola +358 1053 20515
Product information specialist Virva Haapala +358 1053 24047
Product information specialist Tanja Erkkilä +358 1053 24101
Product information specialist Hannele Lilja +358 1053 24222
Product information specialist Anna Nieminen +358 1053 20729

Calls made from mobile phones and landlines to numbers that begin with 1053 cost 8.21 cents/call + 11.90 cents/minute. The charges include VAT at 24%.

Kespro’s email addresses are in the format of firstname.lastname@kesko.fi.