HKScan Finland has acquired the Forssa-based business of the freezing and refrigeration services company Pakastamo Oy. HKScan will assume ownership of the Forssa operation on 1 May 2016. All of Pakastamo-Forssa’s employees will join HKScan Finland’s personnel.

HKScan Finland owns a 50 per cent stake in Pakastamo Oy. The company’s co-owner is the dairy company Valio, which also owns a 50 per cent stake. Pakastamo Oy additionally owns facilities in Helsinki, Vantaa and Tuusula.

For further information:

Samuli Eskola, Executive Vice President, Consumer Business, Finland and Baltics, HKScan Group.

Please submit a callback request via Marja Siltala, VP Communications, tel. 010 570 2290, marja.siltala(at)


HKScan is the leading Nordic meat expert. We sell, market and produce high-quality, responsibly-produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names.
Our customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors, and our home markets comprise Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries.
In 2015, HKScan had net sales of approximately EUR 1.9 billion and some 7 400 employees. HKScanin brands in Finland include HK and Kariniemen.