Securing local food production is our shared mission. Smart practices ensure that you can always rely on the quality, responsibility and safety of the food produced in HKScan’s home markets. HKScan’s familiar brands and great-tasting food have been an important part of Northern Europeans’ food moments for over a hundred years. Now we all need to pull together so that we can continue to enjoy local food for the next hundred years.
We make life tastier - today and tomorrow
HKScan is chosen to the Nasdaq OMX Sustainability Finland index, which comprises the leading companies in terms of sustainability and are selected based on how well they meet the criteria for environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
HKScan has set the goal of carbon neutrality of its own industrial production by the end of 2025 and carbon neutrality of the entire food chain from farms to consumers by the end of 2040 at the latest. Climate work is carried out in all our home market areas in Finland, Sweden, the Baltics and Denmark.
All packaging will be recyclable by the end of 2025 at the latest. At the same time, the company will reduce the carbon footprint of packaging by 20 per cent and decrease the amount of packaging plastic by 20 per cent compared to 2019. In total, the use of plastic will be reduced by millions of kilos.
Arvo fertilisers made from the manure of Kariniemen chickens to increase security of supply in agriculture
Fully domestic Arvo fertilisers, produced by Biolan Group, are responsible nutrient solutions for professional farming. Raw materials for the fertilisers are local recycled nutrients from Kariniemen’s farms. In the coming growing season, research activities will focus on the climate impact of farming.
HKScan expanding into the growing market of value-added vegetable products together with Vihannes-Laitila
The new joint venture between HKScan and Vihannes-Laitila will increase the added value of vegetables and renew the supply of fresh vegetable products.
Since the sanctions imposed by Russia in 2014, HKScan has had no food exports to Russia. HKScan has had minor food exports to Belarus, but the company has suspended them as a result of the war in Ukraine.
We make responsible, delicious food with over hundred years of experience. For us, responsibility means genuine action throughout the value chain and continuous improvement. As a leading food company in the Nordics, we pave the way for more responsible food production.