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Food

Feel-good food for people and the planet

Finland is home to naturally clean and delicious food. As consumers increasingly demand healthy, organic, and traceable foods, new markets for Finnish products are opening up fast. Momentum is building for culinary innovations that are responsible and sustainable – and Finland is already at the forefront.

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Largest producer of oats in the world

A rich climate

Finland’s Arctic landscapes offer excellent conditions for growing berries, crops, and livestock. Freezing winters and long summer days reduce the need for pesticides too. As a result, our naturally clean and pure soil produces some of the world’s highest quality oats.

A rich climate

Finland’s Arctic landscapes offer excellent conditions for growing berries, crops, and livestock. Freezing winters and long summer days reduce the need for pesticides too. As a result, our naturally clean and pure soil produces some of the world’s highest quality oats.

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Largest producer of oats in the world

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Purest water in the world

Source: Unesco

Pure water in abundance

Some of the world’s purest water flows out of Finland’s taps. There are some 188,000 lakes here too, so it’s no surprise that Finland is home to some of the world’s most popular premium products and beverages.

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Purest water in the world

Source: Unesco

Pure water in abundance

Some of the world’s purest water flows out of Finland’s taps. There are some 188,000 lakes here too, so it’s no surprise that Finland is home to some of the world’s most popular premium products and beverages.

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Antibiotic-free poultry farms since 2009

Safe and traceable ingredients

Food hygiene, traceability, and accountability in Finland are amongst the strongest in the world. We take environmental issues and animal welfare seriously too. We don’t use antibiotics in meat production to boost growth and we have an efficient safety control system in place.

Safe and traceable ingredients

Food hygiene, traceability, and accountability in Finland are amongst the strongest in the world. We take environmental issues and animal welfare seriously too. We don’t use antibiotics in meat production to boost growth and we have an efficient safety control system in place.

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Antibiotic-free poultry farms since 2009

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Finnish food industry aims for 75% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2035

Culture of innovation

When it comes to food, Finns are creative. Thousands of years as the world’s northernmost agriculture has fostered a culture of experimentation. Finland is a forerunner in developing sustainable foods, with countless companies re-thinking the way food is produced, packaged, and consumed.

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Finnish food industry aims for 75% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2035

Culture of innovation

When it comes to food, Finns are creative. Thousands of years as the world’s northernmost agriculture has fostered a culture of experimentation. Finland is a forerunner in developing sustainable foods, with countless companies re-thinking the way food is produced, packaged, and consumed.

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12.8% increase in food and drinks exports in 2019

Fast-growing export market

Value-added products are playing an important role in Finnish food and drinks exports. The EU remains our largest export market, but China, South Korea, and Japan have also experienced significant growth. The visibility of Finnish products internationally is steadily improving too.

Fast-growing export market

Value-added products are playing an important role in Finnish food and drinks exports. The EU remains our largest export market, but China, South Korea, and Japan have also experienced significant growth. The visibility of Finnish products internationally is steadily improving too.

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12.8% increase in food and drinks exports in 2019

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Esa Wrang

Head of Food program

Esa Wrang

+358 400 243 076

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