HKScan’s fire insurance case settled and closed in Denmark

HKScan Corporation                                     Stock exchange release          22.11.2013     at 3 p.m.

HKScan’s fire insurance case settled and closed in Denmark

Negotiations have been completed with the insurance company regarding compensation of damage due to the fire at the Vinderup plant in Denmark in June 2012. The insurance covered damage to property, loss of profit and additional costs caused by business interruption.

The property insurance compensation part of the total compensation amounts to EUR 7.2 million in 2013. It will be reported as non-recurring income in the fourth quarter of 2013. Total capital expenditure related to the fire amounts to EUR 26.5 million.

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Hannu Kottonen

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HKScan is one of the leading food companies in northern Europe, with home markets in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, the Baltic countries and Poland. HKScan manufactures, sells and markets pork and beef, poultry products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names. Its customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors. In 2012, it had net sales of EUR 2.5 billion and some 11 000 employees.

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HKScan is a Nordic meat and meals company. We employ over 7 300 professionals in striving to serve the world ìs most demanding consumers, maintaining quality throughout the full chain of operations, From Farm to Fork. HKScan produces, markets and sells high-quality, sustainably produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, as well as charcuterie and meals, with strong consumer brands, including HK®, Scan®, Rakvere®, Kariniemen®, Rose®, Pärsons® and Tallegg®. Our customers are the retail, food service,industrial and export sectors, and our home market comprises of Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries. In 2017, HKScan had net sales of EUR 1.8 billion, making us one of Europe’s leading meat and meals