Meat production

Animal health and welfare is continuously developed in cooperation with the company’s contract producers and other partners.

Pork meat production

The majority of HKScan’s pork is produced by contract farmers in Finland and Sweden, and a part is produced at HKScan’s own production facilities in Estonia. Our producer services aim to optimize the productivity of the pork chain by providing area guidance (management, feed, genetics, building, veterinary services) and trainings for our farmers.

In Finland, our pork meat product brand is HK®, in Sweden Scan® and in Estonia Rakvere®.

Read more about HKScan's pork meat production and our operating principles related to animal health and welfare.

Broiler meat production

HKScan’s poultry production farms are located in Finland, Denmark and Estonia. All poultry production at HKScan is carried out as contract farming in close cooperation between HKScan and farmers, or as own production in Estonia.

We offer guidance and training to our contract producers, and, in Finland and Estonia, also animal healthcare services. In Finland, our chicken product brand is Kariniemen®, in Denmark Rose® and in Estonia Tallegg®.

Read more about HKScan's broiler meat specific practices and our operating principles related to animal health and welfare.

Beef production

At HKScan, beef production is carried out as contract farming, in close cooperation between HKScan and farmers. Our beef cattle rearing farms are located in Finland and Sweden. We provide guidance, training and feeding concepts to our farming community, and, in some countries, also animal healthcare services.

In Finland, our beef product brand is HK® and in Sweden, Scan®. In Estonia, all cattle slaughtered by HKScan is purchased from well-known suppliers and products are sold under the brand of Rakvere®.

Read more about HKScan's beef production and our operating principles related to animal health and welfare.

Lamb meat production

The majority of HKScan’s lamb production is based on contract farming, as well as close cooperation between HKScan and the family farmers. We provide guidance and training to our contract farms.

HKScan has sheep and lamb production only in Sweden, where lamb meat is sold under the Scan brand.

Read more about HKScan's  lamb meat production and our operating principles related to animal health and welfare.