Video: Danish Mink Breeders - a global success
19 April 2016Fur farming
When the world's largest fashion houses present their most beautiful fur designs, the skins are probably from Denmark. This is where we...
Italian farmers visited Kopenhagen Fur
18 February 2016Fur farming
A group of around 15 Italian farmers visited Kopenhagen Fur during the auction to learn about the auction house and skin quality. For most of...
Wide political support for the Danish mink production
13 November 2015Fur farming
Eva Kjer Hansen (V) Danish Minister of Environment and Food is spear heading the political support of the Danish mink production after a federal discussion in Holland ignited the other day.
Video: Sharing knowledge in Namibia
23 February 2015Fur farming
Kjetil Aas and Tilde Bay Kristoffersen, two designers from Scandinavia, have just recently completed their fur styles made with Swakara skins. These designs will be used to promote this unique skin type from Namibia, and this week these designs will be promoted in Hong Kong during the international fur fair.
Fur for beginners
27 October 2014Fur farming
What do a Polish sushi chef and a Greek marketing manager have in common? The answer is fur. While the reasons for attending a skin sorting course at Kopenhagen Fur can be completely different, all the participants have one thing in common – they want to learn more about mink skin.
Video: Open Farm was an eye-opener
24 September 2014Fur farming
During the annual event Open Farm, six mink farmers opened theirs farms for anyone interested. One of the farmers was René Lagoni. His farm had more than 600 visitors that saw mink farming with their own eyes – and they were very positive about what they saw.
Video: Visiting a Swakara farm
9 September 2014Fur farming
Two scandinavian designers travelled to Namibia to learn about Swakara skins. The two designers have been selected by KiCK to create the new Swakara styles, which will be ready later this year. But before they begin their work with these special African skins, they were invited to witness the intricate agricultural work that takes place in Namibia.
The first step into a new trade
4 June 2014Fur farming
Kopenhagen Fur's young team of students visited a mink farm to learn about animal welfare, feed and mink breeders daily routines
Truth About Fur - We're live
3 January 2014Fur farming
The North American Fur Industry Council has launched a comprehensive new interactive web portal with all the real truths and insights about the fur industry.
The farmer who started collecting skins
19 September 2013Fur farming
For 28 years Peter Smit had a mink farm in Canada. He began to sell his skins at Kopenhagen Fur's auctions in 2008. Today he lives on the Spanish island Ibiza and works as a skin collector for Kopenhagen Fur in North America.