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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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DanBred triumphs at award show in Spain

DanBred’s Spanish customers have good reasons to be exited these days. At the recent Porc d’Or awards ceremony, which is an award that celebrates Spanish pig and livestock producers, 33 out of 49 awards were given to Spanish pig producers using DanBred genetics and breeding animals. Since 1994, the Spanish research center Institute of Food Research and Technology (IRTA) has celebrated the best results and progress in pig production with the Porc d’Or award. The award has different sub categories and ranks the pig producers by their sizes, and this year turned out to be a huge triumph for many …

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DanBred establishes subsidiary in Spain

Press release, Copenhagen, Denmark, 18th December 2018 Since the new DanBred was established at the end of 2017, the company has rolled out a strong subsidiary- and agent structure throughout Europe. Now the structure for Spain is revealed with the establishment of a subsidiary company. The new set-up will ensure the continuous supply of DanBred breeding animals and genetics to the Spanish market, as well as a clear DanBred identity and profile in the country. Thomas Muurmann Henriksen, CEO of DanBred, says: – Spain is a key market for us. DanBred currently supplies approximately 25 % of the Spanish market, and …

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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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DanBred delivers record-breaking genetic improvement

PRESS RELEASE: DanBred have documented a genetic improvement that shows an enhancement of €2,17 on average per slaughter pig per year during 2017. The largest genetic gain ever realised. According to DanBred, the significant increase has been achieved through genomic selection of all breeding candidates combined with professional technical expertise. – By DNA testing all breeding candidates, we obtain a better picture of which candidates that have the biggest potential in regard to our breeding goal. We have increased the probability of finding the best breeding candidates, and we achieve genetic information on each breeding animal earlier in the animal’s …

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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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