1. In 2016 a 25-year-old Danish poultry producer invested EUR 1.6 million in new production facilities, increasing the farm’s annual production capacity from 250 000 chickens to one million.
2. HKScan engages in collaboration in areas such as feed transports. Transportation costs account for a significant portion of feed costs. Working together, HKScan and its partners have been able to optimize delivery routes, eliminate overlapping functions, decrease transportation fleets, and increase fleet operating hours, which has significantly lowered costs. Measures to boost efficiency improve the sector’s competitiveness and also benefit meat producers. A new operating model was adopted during the first quarter of 2016 in Finland.
3. HKScan offers various services to producers to support their profitability and competitiveness; examples include advisory services related to animal feeding and health. Additionally, HKScan offers producers advice in the design and construction of new facilities (Read more: HKScan Agri magazine, only in Swedish), and in production start-ups, as well as financial advice and financial services.