Background
Sustainability report 2016/17

Sustainability report 2016/17

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How can we feed 9.8 billion world citizens in 2050? And provide them with nutrient-rich food that is produced quickly, with little fresh water and the least possible footprint? This question concerns us daily within HZPC.

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Our three pillars of sustainability

Essential data 2016/2017

Financial (HZPC Holding B.V.)
Results in mln. € 2014/15 2016/17
Consolidated net turnover 241.6 318.2
Gross profit 41.3 59.0
Net income for financial year 4.5 8.5
Depreciation tangible fixed assets 2.7 3.1
Investments in tangible fixed assets 3.4 8.0
Balance
Balance in mln. € 2014/15 2016/17
Equity 44.0 49.3
Cash flow from operating activities 5.8 21.6
Cash and cash equivalents 27.6 28.5
Growers' deposits 20.9 21.0
Total assets 94.1 119.8
Company (HZPC Holding B.V.)
  2014/15 2016/17
Employees (FTE) 270 340
Affiliated breeders 40 35
Affiliated growers 700 800
Ha seed potato fields 18.000 20.450
Sale of seed potatoes (trade and licence) (tonne) 642.000 797.000
Own varieties 75 147
Export countries 90 92


The financial results and company data relate to HZPC Holding B.V.

Energy
  2014/15 2016/17
Energy consumption GJ* 18,069 17,523
Green electricity purchase, the Netherlands % 100 100
Generated solar power MWh** - 406***
     

* HZPC-locations in NL. Data from 2015 and 2016
** Head office in Joure en ZOS
*** Data from 2017