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PRFoods Consolidated Audited Annual Report 2021/2022

PRFoods
PRFoods

PRFoods Consolidated Audited Annual Report 2021/2022

Management Commentary

The 2021/2022 financial year led to major changes in the corporate structure. The persistently loss-making Finnish unit, Heimon Kala Oy, was disposed of. In this regard, PRFoods incurred extraordinary losses of EUR 2.3 million (Heimon Kala Oy operational loss from last year until sale of business was  EUR -2.4 million. In addition Saare Kala Tootmine OÜ incurred EUR -1.1 million loss form sale to Finland of Heimon Kala products. Saaremere Kala OÜ additional losses mostly related to Finland were EUR -0.5 million).
Överumans Fisk AB was also disposed  after the end of the financial year. Following the disposal of these business units, the Group’s structure is as follows:  fully owned subsidiaries of 100% Saaremere Kala AS (100% Saare Kala Tootmine OÜ (formerly Heimon Kala Eesti OÜ), JRJ & PRF UK Ltd (holding company of John Ross Jr. and Coln Valley)), daughter company Redstorm OÜ.
In addition, Saaremere Kala AS has applied for fish farming licences in Saaremaa and Hiiumaa, and once these licences have been granted, a new company will be established for their use.
The disposal of Heimon Kala Oy also changed the Group’s sales structure, with sales in Finland continuing to be outsourced through Kalaneuvos Oy.
The company’s debt burden has decreased significantly since the sale of the business units. The remaining debt obligations are related to two loans from the Rural Development Foundation (Maaelu Edendamise Sihtasutus) and bonds. All other bank loans or major leasing arrangements  have been repaid.
The company’s sustainability is ensured by improved economic performance. In the current financial year, both the UK unit and the fish farming unit are already profitable. The results of the fish processing activities in Estonia have not changed compared to the same time last year, but owing to the significantly reduced cost base we also expect a return to profitability in Saare Kala Tootmine OÜ.
PRFoods may dispose of additional significant assets in order to ensure the fulfilment of its debt obligations in relation to the changed economic activities.
The development of fish farming activities in Estonia is expected to ensure the Group’s long-term profitability, which will also enable it to service debts under the existing structure.
The Group is also well protected against inflationary pressures. To a large extent, it has been able to pass cost increases on to the prices of the final products. In addition, the company uses to some extent renewable energy, which allows the Estonian unit to be partially independent of the prices of energy carriers. Moreover, fish farming is highly energy efficient, as there is no need for external energy carriers to be used in the handling of sea cages.
In terms of labour costs, there has been a significant reduction in overheads, in accordance with actual needs, and we will continue with cost savings into the future. Another high priority, however, is to restore the increase in the sales of products from the Estonian factory in particular as, due to the elevated prices, the demand for final products has decreased to a very significant extent in Estonia and Finland. At the same time, we can see better results in regard to exports. In 2022/2023, we will develop joint portfolios and consolidated sales offers for the UK and Estonian products, which had not materialised up until now, as Finland and Estonia focused on private label products in previous years.
PRFoods is the only offshore fish farming company in Estonia today. The establishment of marine fish farms in Estonia is essential for the country’s food security and environmental sustainability. This is also foreseen in Estonia’s national agriculture strategy. The blue economy contributes significantly to reducing the environmental burden of food production and consumption, and it ensures food security from the point of view of the country as a whole. It also has a sizable impact on the creation of high-paid and skilled jobs at regional level.

Enclosed is link to the audited annual report :

PRF annual report 2021_2022 FINAL audited

KEY RATIOS OF THE GROUP

INCOME STATEMENT
mln EUR (unless stated otherwise)

Formula / Comment

2021/ 2022

2020/ 2021

2019/ 2020

2018/ 2019

2017/2018

Sales

 

42,1

58,7

78,3

85,7

94,9

Gross profit

Net sales – Cost of goods sold

3,1

5,0

9,6

11,9

13,2

EBITDA from operations

Profit before one-offs and fair value adjustment on biological assets

-1,7

-1,2

2,8

4,0

6,0

EBITDA

Profit (Loss) before financial income and costs, tax, depreciation and amortisation

-2,1

-1,3

1,9

1,7

4,4

EBIT

Operating profit (loss)

-4,2

-3,9

-0,7

-0,5

2,3

EBT

Profit (loss) before tax

-7,7

-5,0

-1,8

-1,2

1,4

Net profit (-loss)

 

-7,7

-5,2

-1,9

-1,5

1,0

Gross margin

Gross profit / Net sales

7,4%

8,5%

12,2%

13,9%

13,9%

Operational EBITDA margin

EBITDA from operations/Net sales

-4,1%

-2,1%

3,5%

4,7%

6,3%

EBITDA margin

EBITDA /Net sales

-5,1%

-2,1%

2,4%

2,0%

4,7%

EBIT margin

EBIT / Net sales

-9,9%

-6,6%

-0,9%

-0,5%

2,5%

EBT margin

EBT / Net sales

-18,3%

-8,5%

-2,2%

-1,4%

1,5%

Net margin

Net profit (loss) / Net sales

-18,2%

-8,8%

-2,4%

-1,7%

1,1%

Operating expense ratio

Operating expenses / Net sales

17,1%

16,1%

13,4%

12,5%

10,5%

BALANCE SHEET
mln EUR (unless stated otherwise)

Formula / Comment

30.06.2022

30.06.2021

30.06.2020

30.06.2019

30.06.2018

Net debt

Short- and long-term loans and borrowings – Cash

24,7

22,4

20,7

20,5

18,1

Equity

 

8,6

15,8

19,8

21,9

23,3

Working capital

Current assets – Current liabilities

-2,7

-3,2

-4,0

-3,1

2,8

Assets

 

39,4

55,6

57,1

62,5

65,5

Liquidity ratio

Current assets / Current liabilities

0,8x

0,8x

0,8x

0,9x

1,1x

Equity ratio

Equity / Total assets

21,7%

28,4%

34,7%

35,0%

35,6%

Gearing ratio

Net debt / (Equity + Net debt)

74.3%

58,7%

51,1%

48,3%

43,7%

Debt to Asset

Total debt/Total assets

0,8x

0,7x

0,7x

0,7x

0,6x

Net debt-to-EBITDA from operations

Net debt / EBITDA from operations

-14,5x

-17,9x

7,5x

5,1x

3,0x

ROE

Net profit (loss) / Average equity

-63,0%

-29,0%

-9,1%

-6,5%

4,3%

ROA

Net profit (loss) / Average assets

-16.1%

-9,2%

-3,2%

-2,3%

2,0%

* consolidating unit is a holding company and forms insignificant part of operations of the Group, thus the consolidating unit’s ratios are not presented

** before one-offs and fair value adjustment of bioassets

Indrek Kasela
AS PRFoods
Member of the Management Board
Phone: +372 452 1470
investor@prfoods.ee
www.prfoods.ee


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