LRF conducts its own business operations through seven subsidiaries, which have a combined turnover of about SEK 2 billion and some 2,000 employees.
The objective of business operations is to offer advanced services required by members, and to contribute to the financing of LRF’s activities. Operations are conducted in corporate form with LEAB – Lantbrukarnas Ekonomi Aktiebolag – acting as the parent company.
LRF Konsult is the largest subsidiary in terms of turnover and workforce. The company offers services and advice to small and medium-size companies in such areas as accounting, tax and legal matters. LRF Konsult is Sweden’s largest business and accounting consultancy with 1,300 employees and representation in more than 125 locations nationwide.
Sigill Kvalitetssystem – Swedish Quality Seal – is an environmental and product quality certification programme designed to ensure that quality-assured Swedish primary produce meets increasingly stringent consumer requirements. An independent audit company monitors farm compliance with the Swedish Quality Seal criteria.
LRF Samköp co-ordinates purchases in order to offer value-for-money goods and services such as vehicles, travel, office equipment, information-processing, hygiene and protective equipment used by farmers and their co-operatives.
LRF Media publishes newspapers and magazines providing news, advice, know-how, inspiration and entertainment for LRF members and those interested in rural affairs and rural life. LRF membership includes a subscription to “Land”, a weekly newspaper for the rural community.
LRF Försäkring develops, sells and brokers insurance to farmers and the rural community at low cost. The company sells property, credit and liability insurance policies within the LRF Group, along with personal policies, primarily for LRF’s members. LRF membership includes basic insurance cover.
By Group is a totally new concept which was launched by LRF to promote products from the Swedish farmers. Coffe shops and restaurants based on Swedish food and traditions. There is also a hotel and conference centre, Sånga-Säby Hotell & Konferens, located 50 km from the Stockholm city centre with an environmentally friendly och climate neutral profile.