V. Hukkanen Oy Recognized with National Entrepreneurial Award by the Federation of Finnish Enterprises

V. Hukkanen Oy has been awarded the National Entrepreneurial Award by Yrittäjät, the Federation of Finnish Enterprises.

Yrittäjät, the largest business federation in Finland, is comprised of over 115,000 member firms from across Finland.

These members represent interests across the business spectrum, as they work together to raise political and public awareness of issues facing small and medium-sized enterprises in Finland.

Yrittäjät works to highlight the instrumental role that entrepreneurship plays in building a healthy, robust economy and making vital contributions to society as a whole.

Award decisions are determined by an 8-member panel comprised of representatives from the Federation of Finnish Enterprises, Fennia Group and selected business leaders.

The award has been presented annually since 1968.

Selection criteria include recent growth rates and areas, product ideas, originality, and continuous self-development. Special consideration is given to international competitiveness and market significance.

V. Hukkanen Oy Founder/CEO Veijo Hukkanen commented:
“We are very proud to receive this significant, acknowledgement and we would also like to thank you all our employees for the good work.”

About The Hukkanen group
The Hukkanen Group is specialised in fish farming, fish processing, wholesale, import and export.
Family business has operated in the fish industry since 1975 and is nowadays the biggest operator in the Finnish market.

Year 2016
People: over 230 employees
The total revenue: EUR 101 million.
The total combined annual volume of fish products processed by the Group: over 20 000 tons per year.

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