Fazer employs approximately 60 alumni from the Viikki Campus, for example, in product development and marketing. Many students on the Viikki Campus write their thesis commissioned by Fazer, and there is close cooperation between the company and the Campus. Studies in food science or applied economics on the Viikki Campus provide an excellent foundation for a career at Fazer.
Fazer has long traditions and a strong brand in Finland. Year after year, the company can be found near the top of the list of the most sought after employers. A highly skilled, committed workforce is a key factor in Fazer’s success. At the same time, the University of Helsinki trains the experts that future employers need.
Fazer Group includes Fazer Food Services, Fazer Bakeries, Fazer Confectionery, Fazer Cafés, Fazer Mills and the Fazer Visitor Centre, and employs a broad range of experts, from export and marketing specialists to researchers and development directors.
The University of Helsinki and Fazer have shared interests in both education and research. Fazer invests heavily in research and product development. Cooperation with the University of Helsinki ranges from cereal technology, food science and consumer economics to health and neurological research.