Finnish chef publishes new cookbook in London

July 4, 2014

After living in London for 12 years, the Finnish chef Sini Kiialainen has just published her first cookbook. Kuura – New Nordic Cuisine includes recipes ranging from fish pie to buttermilk panna cotta.

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Tribalearning to revolutionise digital learning

June 27, 2014

Deals in Saudi Arabia and Indonesia spur on Helsinki-based Tribalearning as it launches a new personal learning environment. The edtech startup enters this competitive sector with a unique proposition to measuring and evaluating learning.

Arctic Power Berries make Finland’s natural treats travel

June 26, 2014

For someone who has grown up in the Finnish Lapland, the big city berries don’t quite cut it. Two now-Londoners born and bred in Lapland, Anna Ojutkangas and Eve Suoyrjö, weren’t happy with the blueberries brought from Uruguay in tiny and costly packages; they wanted something else onto their breakfast tables.

Laitila goes global

June 19, 2014

The soon-to-be-20-year-old company Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas intends to set out for the global markets. This is the year’s hottest season.

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Finnish charger excites global mobile phone giants

June 17, 2014

Oulu just might be home to a future worldwide hit: engineer Asmo Saloranta has developed a mobile phone charger that only consumes electricity when a phone is plugged into it. No more worrying about forgetting to unplug the charger from the electrical socket after the phone has been charged, as it does not consume any energy once the phone has been disconnected.

Italian Celly Spa opens its Nordic HQ in Finland

June 13, 2014

Italian mobile accessory company Celly Spa aims to expand its market share in Northern Europe through new Nordic headquarters in Helsinki.

London loves Finnish cinnamon buns

June 12, 2014

More than seven years ago, the Finnish company Nordic Bakery brought a piece of Finland to London and introduced Londoners to cinnamon buns, Karelian pies, dark rye bread and coffee. Believing in simplicity, the brand has held its own and proven its appeal.

Improving your city starts in Helsinki

June 6, 2014

MyCity, the company which started life in Russia, offering a platform for sharing ideas on how to improve your city and how to implement them, is opening an office in Helsinki.

Global demand for rye products on the rise

June 5, 2014

Alongside the traditional Finnish rye bread, new products are hitting the market at an increasing rate. Linkosuo’s crispy rye products, for example, are garnering interest in a number of countries.

Boomlagoon announces new game following major funding

May 30, 2014

There is a new star in the Finnish mobile gaming sky. Helsinki-based Boomlagoon has announced its second game after a major new funding from European investors.

Reagena launches rapid test for tick-borne encephalitis

May 30, 2014

The Finnish company Reagena has brought to the market a record-fast rapid test for the diagnosis of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE).The test gives, within approximately 20 minutes, an almost 100 per cent accurate result. Intended for professional use, the test addresses a growing demand.