Finnish products with TSG, PDO and PGI classifications

The European Union’s schemes of geographical indications and traditional specialties highlight the products’ geographical origins and traditions.

Saimaa Gastronomy Weekends awarded the best Finnish food travel product in 2019

The Hungry for Finland panel also awarded three other food travel products and gave two honorary mentions. The awards were presented by Jaana Husu-Kallio, Permanent […]

Food keeps us going

At its best, food is an experience that is connected to the story of its origin and manner of cooking: where the ingredients are from, […]

Hungry for Finland – Finalists for Food Tourism Contest chosen!

Working together: Making food an important part of the experience of travelling in Finland! The Food Tourism Contest’s judge panel was delighted by the variety […]

Invitation to a conference on rural research

The 25th Conference on Rural Research will be held in Leppävirta, Eastern Finland, at Hotel Vesileppis on 31 August 2017. This year’s theme will be […]


Knowing the producer is important to consumers buying local food

The popularity of local food is extending from a fad into something much more permanent. [rss-cut]Consumers want to know where their food comes from and […]


Finland´s national food is rye bread

Close contenders for the top spot included Karelian hot pot, Karelian pasties, and fried fish with mashed potatoes. [rss-cut] In autumn 2016, close to 50 […]

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The local food co-ordination project

The local food co-ordination project is a national initiative to increase and intensify collaboration amongst operators in the local food sector and to improve this […]


IndieFood brings together Finnish local food services in one location

The IndieFood local food guide introduces some 800 local food services from all over Finland. [rss-cut] Produced by publishing company Myllylahti, ‘IndieFood – Lähiruokaopas Suomeen’ […]


Introducing twelve protected Finnish products

Kitkan viisas, Sahti, Kalakukko, Lapin Puikula, Lapin Poron kylmäsavuliha, Puruveden muikku, Lapin Poron liha, Karjalanpiirakka, Lapin Poron kuivaliha and Kainuun rönttönen [rss-cut] Kitkan viisas (Vendace […]