Huhtamaki is improving the competitiveness of its foodservice business in China and New Zealand. Operations in both countries have had an adverse effect on the segment's earnings in 2015 and in the first quarter of 2016.
The foodservice packaging manufacturing operations in South China will be consolidated into one more efficient and modernised unit. Actions are expected to have an impact on approx 350 employees across functions.
Manufacturing operations in New Zealand, are reorganized to improve efficiency of the unit, which will impact approx 15 employees.