Safety First – Heading for the World’s Front
Workplaces that have improved occupational safety were recognised when Zero Accidents Forum awarded its annual safety level classifications to its member workplaces in Finland. In April, this collaborative forum of 450 workplaces granted HKScan with its safety level classification III, which is a good start on our way to the top of the world in this regards as well. This time, 87 network members representing different industries received the safety level classification.
Positive feedback from young farmers on Next Generation programme
Our Next Generation training programme provides young farmers with a unique opportunity to learn from top experts in the field, be inspired at work and to network with colleagues. The first participants have received their final certificates of the programme in Finland. The training is ongoing in Sweden. In Finland, the next application round will start in the autumn.
HKScan to sell and distribute Mäkitalon Farmi’s crunchy portion salads
New sales and distribution partnership between HKScan and Mäkitalon Maistuvat in Finland will bring benefits for both parties. With the partnership, HKScan’s sales range will expand into a completely new product category, portion salads. The co-operation supports HKScan’s strategic target to grow into a versatile food company and for Mäkitalon Maistuvat, it provides a comprehensive commercial platform for fresh portion salads.
HKScan joined the UN Global Compact
HKScan has joined the UN Global Compact initiative on corporate responsibility. Advanced responsibility work is an integral part of our strategy. For us, responsibility means genuine action throughout the food chain. We are on a journey towards carbon-neutral food production by the end of 2040.
Winners from Baltics
In 2020 the Chicken Fillet Rings of Tallegg and Rigas Miesnieks, produced for Estonian and Latvian market by HKScan, were recognized as the best novelties in processed meat products’ category in Baltics. The global research company Nielsen recognizes every year the most successful novelties across the Baltics.
HKScan Denmark takes determined steps towards a more sustainable food chain
Promoting ethical and environmental responsibility of the food chain requires clear target setting and concrete actions. Our Danish team and the ROSE® brand are now taking the next important and tangible step on our journey towards using 100% responsible soy.
With climate training towards carbon neutrality
Climate training for our contract farmers is part of HKScan’s Zero Carbon climate plan. We aim for carbon-neutral food production.
New biogas truck
We are on the journey towards carbon-neutral food chain by the end of 2040. The new biogas truck in Sweden has 90% smaller CO2e emissions.
70% lower climate impact with Scan’s Falukorv packaging
A classic on Swedish dinner tables, the Falukorv 800g sausage is Scan’s best-selling product. The impact of its packaging on the climate has now been reduced by 70%, the equivalent of 207 tonnes CO2e per year. This improvement is therefore going to make a real difference. The new packaging comprises 100% renewable material and marks a step on HKScan’s journey toward its long-term climate target; achieve carbon neutrality throughout the farm-to-consumer value chain by the end of 2040 at the latest. The new packaging has been in store since the beginning of January.