"Panda’s mission is to bring the feeling of pleasure and joy to consumers and create added value to business partners by creating tasty delights with its original confectionery.
Panda wants to be considered as the highest quality licorice company in the world, an innovative forerunner on the domestic market and to have a strong position on chosen export markets. Panda’s leading products are innovative and drive the growth of the total licorice market. Panda has a wide and varied assortment of licorice products. As a company we wish to be a preferred choice to the consumer and a trustworthy and professional business partner to trade with. Panda is a growing and profitable company that has professional, motivated and business-oriented, entrepreneurial personnel and is one of the most attractive employers in the Finnish food industry.
Persistence, Passion and Precision are the three core values that create the basis for Panda’s operations. Panda seeks to achieve its vision with persistence, passion and precision in accordance with its mission."
Source: Oy Panda AB.
Natural and Ethical Products
"For Panda, corporate responsibility means safe products of the highest quality, minimizing the usage of raw materials and waste creation, transparency of operations in relation to our stakeholders and fair treatment of employees. We intend to create a more systematic approach to corporate responsibility for Panda. In developing our operations from the viewpoint of corporate responsibility, we will focus on natural and ethical products, environment and the well-being of the work community."
- Ami Wardi, CEO Oy Panda AB
Environmental responsibilities of Panda are mainly determined through regulation of effects of raw materials, energy, water, emissions and waste on the environment. These effects are measured, for instance, by comparing the proportion of recycled materials to the amount of all materials.
At Panda, social responsibility is expressed by consideration for the well-being of its personnel. Panda offers various benefits and awards to its employees. According to a survey (2006), almost 90% of employees agreed that Panda fulfills its social responsibilities as a company.
Economic responsibility means maintaining the competitiveness and profitability of the company. Panda? operations are profitable, which means that it covers its expenses, profit sharing and annuities. In addition, Panda has good financial performance and a healthy financial structure. Financial success is also monitored by the board of directors.