The Finnish Grocery Trade Association (Päivittäistavarakauppa ry PTY)

The Association protects the interests of the grocery trade and foodservice wholesale trade in industrial and social policy-making processes. The members’ of the Association share of the Finnish retail market for groceries is approximately 96 per cent.

Through business policy initiatives, supply chain development, co-operation projects and services, the Association wants to improve and develop the overall operating conditions of the grocery trade in general and those of its members in particular. The Finnish Grocery Trade Association also develops sector-wide, non-competitive operational models promoting efficiency and the realisation of social responsibility as well as co-operation throughout the value chain.

The objective is that the grocery trade acts in an environment of free competition and is known as a responsible sector and an operator that takes the consumers’ interest into account.

The Finnish Grocery Trade Association is a member association of the Finnish Commerce Federation.