We enrich life for generations

We make an important contribution to society: We enable farmers securing the world's food supply. Our products keep numerous industries running. We enrich consumers' daily lives and ensure safety in winter. With around 11,000 employees, production sites on two continents, and a global distribution network, we are a reliable partner for our customers.

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2022 Annual Report

Best annual result in the Company’s history

The 2022 financial year was an outstanding year for K+S. With an EBITDA of €2.4 billion, K+S achieved its best annual result in the history of the Company and exceeded the previous record by nearly €1 billion. K+S generated adjusted free cash flow before special effects of around €1.2 billion in 2022 and was, consequently, financial-debt-free at the end of 2022.

2022 Financial Year

K+S achieves best result in the Company's history

The operating profit EBITDA more than doubled to €2.4 billion. The Board of Executive Directors and the Supervisory Board propose a capital return to the shareholders of up to a total of €391.4 million or about €2 per share, respectively, by dividend distribution and share buyback in equal parts.

Video interview with CEO Dr. Burkhard Lohr

In this interview, K+S Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors Dr. Burkhard Lohr talks about the results of the successful 2022 financial year and the outlook for 2023.

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Strategy & Goals

Optimize existing business, develop core business, establish new business areas ► The K+S Strategy

Focus on four business segments

K+S's business is focused on four segments: Agriculture, Industry, Consumers, and Communities. In all areas, the same principle applies: The customer is at the center of our actions.

About K+S sites

K+S - With it's roots in the region, at home all over the world

With roots in the region, at home all over the world. K+S has production sites in Europe and North America, as well as further distribution sites in Africa and Asia.

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One Group - many career paths: discover the wide range of job opportunities at K+S

About 11,000 employees work for us at 50 sites around the world. Find out more about national and international career opportunities here.

We care

We strive for sustainability, because we acknowledge our responsibility to the people, the environment, the communities, and the economy in the regions in which we operate.

K+S Sustainability


As a provider of mineral products for the areas of Agriculture, Industry, Consumers and Communities, we think and act with foresight.