Over 90 years of best flavors from around the world

Lejos is a family owned company in Finland that imports and markets best international food brands

Lejos Oy was founded at the year 1921. The original name of the company was Oy Flinkenberg & Leonhard Ab after its founders. First office was in Helsinki city center. After the Winter War a long time partner Erik Juuranto made an agreement with Paul Leonhard that the company would be moved to the Juuranto family ownership and its name changed to Lejos Oy.

Erik Juuranto improved company with remarkable work ethic, with his never ending energy and with great people skills. Erik was the head of the company for almost 40 years. His guideline in business was the saying: ”Labor Omnia Vincit Improbus” which means that only hard work leads to success.

Lejos wants to continue to develop its actions all the time. Company is always looking for new partners and opportunities to find new ways of keeping customers and consumers happy.

Lejos Oy is a part of Juuranto-Companies.

  • 2016

    Year 2016 is a year of well-being

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  • 2015

    Lejos brought super foods to gourmandism!

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  • Tasty newcomer to canned foods: Canned chicken

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  • 1960

    President Urho Kalevi Kekkonen tasting coffee, imported by Lejos, in December 1960.

  • Ahti Karjalainen, Aline Juuranto, president Urho Kekkonen, Erik Juuranto, Markus Berg and CEO Kai Juuranto.

  • 1952

    Lejos personnel in 1952.

  • 1950

    Ordinary life in Lejos offices in 1950s.

  • 1949

    Lejos imported first oranges sold in Finland from South-Africa. Oranges leaving from South-Africa to Finland.

  • 1936

    Lejos imported 26 million kilos on coffee. After the war, raw coffee was one of the biggest article Lejos sold.

  • Orange production in South-Africa

  • CEO Erik Juuranto in South-Africa