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DanBred’s supply chain connects the world

DanBred’s chain of genetic supply is put to the ultimate test in the African Swine Fewer (ASF) ridden Chinese market, where production output is forecasted to decline a further 25 % (10-15 million tonnes pork) in 2020. Despite a marked increase in extra EU exports of pork to China, this has so far only contributed to an increase of about 500,000 tonnes for Chinese consumption, and as it stands, EU has a quite limited surplus for exports from its own, slightly decreasing pork production. Local supply will be crucial Other Asian markets, such as the Philippines and Vietnam, are also …

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New “Head of Supply Chain Quality and Solutions Services”

DanBred and CEO Thomas Muurmann Henriksen are pleased to welcome Jens Fabricius as our new Head of Supply Chain Quality and Solutions Services. Jens is 53 years old and has previously headed commercial development of operations in Danish Crown, Pharmacosmos, Coloplast and LEO Pharma. – I am very excited about the challenges offered in this position, as DanBred is already well known as an open and high-quality resource of know-how and services. This is a great platform for the continuous work to differentiate DanBred by quality services and innovative customer solutions, Jens explains. Jens describes himself as a “Hands-on commercial …

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For more than 100 years, Danish pig producers have set the standard on the international market when it comes to quality and above all, financial efficiency in pig production. Thomas Muurmann Henriksen predicts a future where only the biggest and most adaptable genetic companies will survive. We are talking about one of Denmark’s biggest export successes – Danish pig production. Thomas Muurmann Henriksen is the CEO of DanBred P/S. The 45-year-old director has worked with pig production for many years, so he is comfortable with the task. Thomas has over 20 years in the industry and he has experienced just …

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Breeding goals have a positive impact on your profit

Updating DanBred’s breeding goals ensures greater overall genetic gain in the future via greater focus on finishers’ traits. With the new trait ’Maternal early gain’, the breeding goals of DanBred Landrace and DanBred Yorkshire now include a maternal trait with impact on the growth of piglets. PRESS RELEASE IN GERMAN. DanBred’s breeding goals are updated approximately every three years and earlier this year, we reported the new economical weighting of the traits and launched a new maternal trait. Based on the changed breeding goals, including the new updated economic weights, SEGES Danish Pig Research Centre, has calculated the expected genetic …

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DanBred invests in own fleet of vehicles

PRESSRELEASE: DanBred have acquired a fleet of seven Closed Filtered Trucks (CFT) and one van. The deal has been made with the Danish live animal haulage company SPF-Danmark A/S, and seven truckdrivers, who were affected by the deal, have accepted to relocate and become new employees in DanBred. Pig genetics company DanBred have just invested in a fleet of CFT-vehicles, which is to strengthen the export division and internal logistics within the company. It is  an ambition for the company to have its own fleet of CFT-trucks, and CEO in DanBred, Thomas Muurmann Henriksen, is pleased, that the negotiations with …

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DanBred establishes multiplier in Mexico with local investors.

By 2019 DanBred will have 5.000 purebred young females ready for the Mexican market. The deal is the result of DanBreds local breeding succes with 17.3 liveborn piglets on average and the high standards of food safety and animal welfare in Denmark. The contracts were signed during the recent Danish business delegation to Mexico, led by the Minister for Environment & Food Mr. Esben Lunde Larsen and the Danish Agriculture and Food Council. “The new trade agreement between EU and Mexico followed by the Danish business delegation and our recent succesfull breeding results under local conditions, could not have made …

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