ANNUAL REPORT AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT 2009 OF HKSCAN CORPORATION
HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED 

HKScan Corporation's 2009 annual report has been published in Finnish, English
and Swedish. English translation may be downloaded in PDF format from the
company's website at www.hkscan.com > Investor information > Annual and interim
reports. 

Along the annual report the company's Board of Directors has prepared a
Corporate governance statement for 2009. The statement is also available on the
company's website. 

Printed versions of the annual report will be posted from week 14 on to all
registered shareholders with at least 750 HKScan shares. The report may also be
ordered from HKScan Corporation, Corporate communications, PO Box 50, FI-20521
Turku, Finland, or with the form on the website under Feedback or by email to
hk.viestinta@hkscan.com 

A summary of HKScan Corporation's stock exchange releases in 2009 appears in
the annual report and on the company's website www.hkscan.com > Investor
information > Annual and interim reports. 


HKScan Corporation


Matti Perkonoja
CEO


Enclosures:
HKScan Corporation Annual Report 2009
Corporate governance statement 2009


Please direct any enquiries to communications manager Marja Siltala, HKScan
Corporation, tel. 010 570 2290 (Finland) or +358 10 570 2290 (international). 


HKScan is one of the leading food companies in northern Europe with home
markets in Finland, Sweden, the Baltics and Poland. HKScan manufactures, sells
and markets pork and beef, poultry products, processed meats and convenience
foods under several well-known local brand names. Its customers are retail, the
HoReCa sector, industry and export customers. HKScan is active in nine
countries and has some 10,000 employees. It had net sales of 2.1 billion euro
in 2009. 



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