Finnish food and drink 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 1,700 businesses.
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Materials efficiency commitment

A commitment made by the Finnish food industry, trade and packaging sector as well as three ministeries will reduce the environmental impacts of food production, distribution and consumption in 2019 - 2021. 
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Reseach strategy for the food industry 2018 - 2025

The strategy is crystallised to the following vision: "Innovative and responsible Nordic food production enables a competitive food industry and consumer well-being, both in Finland and globally". 
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Reseach strategy for the food industry 2018 - 2025


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.

Interested in company contacts? Check our member list here.


The Finnish Food and Drink Industries' Federation (ETL) represents the interests of the food and drink industry in Finland. Read more