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Dr Phil Voysey - Section Manager, Microbiology Department, Campden BRI

Cleaning equipment and its importance in the control of Listeria in food production

Get valuable insights from Dr. Phil Voysey to where to look for listeria in a food production and how to prevent cleaning tools from cross contaminating. Learn more about listeria and read Dr. Phil Voysey’s blog post here.

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Lotte Jensen - Group Marketing Director

Vikan - the story behind the name

Ever wondered what the Vikan name means, and where it comes from? Here’s the answer

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Lotte Jensen - Group Marketing Director

What’s in a brush?

What’s in a brush? Well, it’s a question we take very seriously – and quite literally. As a matter of fact, you can trace the entire 120-year history of our company by examining the materials that comprise the products we make.

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Lotte Jensen - Group Marketing Director

The origins of Vikan’s approach to innovation

In his memoir, Life and Works, Vikan founder A.P. Pedersen recounts a number of experiences from the company’s earliest days and reflects upon these as an older man looking back on his life. Some of the stories he tells seem to have a special resonance for us at Vikan. They ha...

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Lotte Jensen - Group Marketing Director

Vikan, technology and people

There is no doubt that Vikan’s 120 years of growth – and the company’s current position as global market leader – are closely linked to technology.

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Mads Lodahl - Regional Export Manager

Why does Vikan have an export office in Copenhagen?

The Vikan export office in Copenhagen may at times resemble an airport with many people of different nationalities and activities coming and going. But is it really necessary for a Danish company firmly rooted in the town of Skive in western Denmark to have an office in Copenh...

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Derk Brumma - Sales Manager Germany

The best Anuga FoodTec ever

Derk Brumma, Vikan’s head of sales in Germany, offers his thoughts on this year’s Anuga FoodTec. What was different about 2018? What was top of mind for visitors to our stand. And how did people respond to our latest products and service offerings? Read all about it in Derk’s...

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Stine Lønnerup Bislev - Hygiene and Compliance Manager

Listeria, its most common hideouts, and where to clean

If you produce chilled, ready-to-eat foods, you’ll need to know where you have to clean to avoid food contamination. This post details the most common Listeria hideouts – and how to clean for this dangerous bacteria.

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Debra Smith - Global Hygiene Specialist

Maximise Global Food Safety Scheme compliance

Find out what Global Food Safety Schemes, including BRC, FSSC 22000, and SQF, say about cleaning tool selection, use and maintenance requirements, and how you can optimise your cleaning tool audit compliance

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Cedric Reynier - Marketing Manager, France

Benefit from the full Vikan experience with a Vikan site survey

Today, the best way to make your investment in Vikan profitable is to have a customised site survey carried out. In sectors with high hygiene requirements, such as food preparation environments, the inspection of cleaning equipment is essential in any effective hygiene man...

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Debra Smith - Global Hygiene Specialist

What can our expert Hygiene Team do for you?

At the centre of our work with food safety and hygiene is our dedicated Hygiene Department. Find out what they can do for you!

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Andy Freer - National Sales Manager, UK

What makes Vikan different?

During our travels and many site visits, we are often asked: “What makes Vikan different from our competitors?” Well, the short answer is our company’s purpose.

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Cedric Reynier - Marketing Manager, France

Buckets, buckets everywhere

Don’t rush. Take a breath and start paying careful attention to the buckets used in the food and beverage sector.

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Alasdair Scott - Area Sales Manager – Scotland, Ireland and Northern England

Efficient and Effective Wall cleaning in your factory

When it comes to cleaning walls in your factory, forget hiring a cherry picker and scrubbing with hand cloths, Vikan have a solution which will remove dirt easily and effectively in a short space of time.

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Lotte Jensen - Group Marketing Director

Do your brushes clog?

Read Vikan’s recommendations on how to avoid this frustrating problem.

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Debra Smith - Global Hygiene Specialist

Understanding bristle fixation in food industry brushware

Vikans UST brushware reduces bristle loss and helps protect your business from foreign body complaints – read more.

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Alasdair Scott - Area Sales Manager – Scotland, Ireland and Northern England

Hygiene Tool Storage – what’s right for you?

Storage of cleaning equipment is a hot topic within the food industry and quite rightly so! What are the best options available for you?

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Jette Søndergaard Bovbjerg - Executive Assistant

Did you know that the majority owner of Vikan supports scientific research in diabetes and cancer?

Are you also wondering how a Danish rooted manufacturing company of cleaning tools and solutions and scientific research in diabetes and cancer are correlated?

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Jette Søndergaard Bovbjerg - Executive Assistant

What do caviar, sushi and burgers have in common?

What do you think when you see the words caviar, sushi and burgers in one sentence? Did you know they’ve one thing in common?

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Lotte Jensen - Group Marketing Director

Which squeegee do I choose?

Finding the right Vikan squeegee for the right job helps you raise hygiene standards as well as boosting your employees’ job satisfaction.

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Stine Lønnerup Bislev - Hygiene and Compliance Manager

What should you look for in a Declaration of Compliance?

What information is mandatory in a Declaration of Compliance (DoC)? The nine items you need in a DoC.

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Emma Spurr - Customer Service Consultant

Is your Vikan bucket half full, or half empty?

Here at Vikan providing the best customer service and customer experience is at the heart of everything that we do. We don’t want our distributors or end users feeling like their Vikan bucket is half empty due to a disappointing experience with us. We strive for that bucket to...