The entire food chain employs approximately 300,000 people, i.e. a significant proportion of the Finnish workforce. Purchasing decisions have a great impact on employment in Finland. If every Finn uses one additional euro each month on food products manufactured in Finland, about 1,500 new jobs will be created for one year in the country.
Pulled Oats, produced from oats, broad beans, and peas, has been chosen as the Finnish Food of the Year 2017 in a customer poll in April. Developed by Gold&Green Foods Ltd, the Pulled Oats is based on a technological innovation where a vision of new, easy-to-use protein sources is combined with good taste. Finnish Food and Drink Industries' Federation organises the competition Finnish Food of the Year annually, rewarding the most brilliant novelty products of the Finnish food industry.
Finnish foodstuff is produced with proficiency and high-quality technology. Selections include highly valued brands, seasonal treats and trendy new flavours for both everyday and celebratory occasions. Food and drink industry is Finland’s biggest manufacturer of consumer goods and fourth biggest industry. It employs 38,000 people in 2,000 businesses. Read more
Finnish Food and Drink Industries' Federation has approximately 260 member companies and cooperation agreement with the Finnish Bakery Federation and the Finnish Meat trade Association. The activities of companies within the spheres of the ETL cover the majority of food and drink industry production in Finland.
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