One big family
Lantmännen is an agricultural cooperative founded on the deep knowledge our farmers have aquired over generations. We make farming thrive and work together to take responsibility from field to fork.
Lantmännen is an agricultural cooperative and Northern Europe’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food products. Owned by 25,000 Swedish farmers, we have 10,000 employees, operations in over 20 countries and an annual turnover of EUR 4 billion (SEK 40 billion). With grain at the heart of our operations, we refine arable land resources to make farming thrive.
Some of our best-known food brands are AXA, Bonjour, Kungsörnen, GoGreen, Gooh, FINN CRISP, Schulstad and Vaasan. Our company is founded on the knowledge and values acquired through generations of farmers. With research, development and operations throughout the value chain, together we take responsibility from field to fork.
Lantmännen’s result after net financial items for the first four-month period amounts to 293 MSEK, compared to last year’s result of 354 MSEK. The lower result is entirely due to a lower ethanol price.
The green sprout emblem on our packaging guarantees responsibly produced food. Food that we make an effort to provide in a sustainable manner, from field to fork.
Lantmännen is paying SEK 566 million in dividends to its owners, Swedish farmers. The record amount was resolved at the association annual meeting on 7 May in Stockholm and is thanks to Lantmännen’s positive growth in recent years and.
Lantmännen forecasts a total of 4.2 million tonnes for the Swedish harvest in 2018, the lowest figure since 1992. Harvest per hectare is over 30 percent below the five-year average. The reduced harvest is a big fall in income for Sweden's farmers.
Lantmännen is Sweden's most sustainable brand in the food category, according to Swedish consumers. Overall, Lantmännen is rated the third most sustainable brand in Sweden according to the Sustainable Brand Index survey.
Skylark plots have a positive effect! Watch a short film about skylark plots, one of the criterias in Lantmännen’s sustainable cultivation concept, Climate & Nature.
Lantmännen’s business concept is to process farmland resources in an innovative and responsible manner. Our knowledge of grain, presence along the entire value chain and long-term approach enables us to contribute to sustainable energy supply and food security.
Our work on responsibility and sustainable business covers a wide range of issues across the value chain – from the cultivation of our raw materials to the sale and consumption of the products and goods Lantmännen offers.