Facts

  • Every year Danish fur farmers raise 17 million mink.

    1,500 Danish fur farmers own the cooperative company Kopenhagen Fur.

    Kopenhagen Fur is the world's largest auction house for furs and the global centre of the fur trade.

    Kopenhagen Fur had a turnover of 6.3 billion Danish kroner in the fiscal year 2015/16.

    Fur skins are Denmark's largest export commodity to the booming economy in Hong Kong/China.

    The Ministry of Commerce in Denmark has selected the fur trade as one of 29 special competence clusters in Danish economic life.

  • Fur farming is a sustainable production that relieves the food industry of large quantities of waste cuts and by-products.

  • Please read our folder about animal welfare on danish mink farms.