Following the completion of the sale of HKScan’s Swedish business, Lars Appelqvist, EVP of HKScan’s Business Unit Sweden and member of the Group Executive Team, has left HKScan on 27 March 2024. He has held this position since November 2020 and will continue working for the new owner of the company.

“I would like to thank Lars for his valuable contribution to HKScan and wish him success in the future," says Juha Ruohola, CEO at HKScan. 
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Juha Ruohola
tel. +358 400 647 160 

Further information:

  • Juha Ruohola, CEO, HKScan Corporation, tel. +358 400 647 160
  • HKScan Media Service Desk, tel. +358 10 570 5700 or  

With 110 years of experience, we at HKScan make life tastier – today and tomorrow. Our strategic target is to grow into a versatile food company. Our home markets are Finland and Denmark, where around 3,600 of our professionals make responsible and locally produced food for consumers’ varied food moments. Our well-known brands include HK®, Kariniemen®, Via® and Rose®. We are developing a more climate-friendly way of producing food. HKScan is a publicly listed company, and in 2023, our net sales from continuing operations totalled nearly EUR 1.2 billion.


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