Press Releases June 2021
HKScan and contract farmers harnessing forests for climate action
Together with its contract farmers, HKScan promotes local carbon sequestration in its food chain. The new pilot project will fertilise 500 hectares of forest. The pilot aims to bind 5 million kilos of carbon (CO2) in 8 years.
More than half of the employees in Rakvere meat production unit have been vaccinated by today
Today, on 9[th] of June, the re-vaccination of the employees against COVID-19 virus is taking place in the vaccination centre set up on the territory of Rakvere meat production unit and in addition the new persons added within a month will receive the first dose of vaccine - the number of people requiring coronavirus vaccine increased by 25% within a month. As of today, more than half of the company's employees are known to have been vaccinated.
Export success story: HKScan Latvia conquers the Central European vegan market
Continuing to develop and promote new products in foreign markets, the food company HKScan Latvia is strengthening its position in Central Europe – a vegan novelty, Dim Sum, made according to the traditions of Asian cuisine, has quickly become an export success story. The launch of new products into a major export market of Central Europe supports HKScan's goal to increase the export of value-added products.
HKScan is expanding with partnerships in growing product categories
HKScan will expand its operations in Finland within growing product categories as a result of initiating co-operation with the Turku-based Bakery Rosten and purchasing the business and brand of Jokisen Eväät Ltd. These will contribute HKScan’s growth into a versatile food company. HKScan and the Turku-based Bakery Rosten will begin commercial co-operation in snack products. Furthermore, HKScan has purchased the fish-related business and brand of Jokisen Eväät Ltd.