Story Kitchen

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Busting #meatmyths: Is beef production really a major threat to the environment?

Busting #meatmyths: Is beef production really a major threat to the environment?

We know that meat production has an environmental impact. And not just meat production but everything we do. We can make more environmentally sustainable choices when buying...

Five good reasons to eat domestic food

Five good reasons to eat domestic food

Here in the Nordics we have clean nature and pure, quality food. We gathered a few great reasons to favor local food instead of imported food.

Looking for tasty Christmas calendars? Check these out!

Looking for tasty Christmas calendars? Check these out!

December is around the corner and we are waiting eagerly to open the first door from the Christmas calendar. If you are still looking for your Christmas calendar, here are a few...

Did you know this about eating chicken

Did you know this about eating chicken

How is chicken good for us? Chicken ticks a lot of boxes: it contains a lot of good quality protein, is low in fat and calories and is full of important nutrients. We gathered a...

Students to solve future challenges in innovation hackathon

Students to solve future challenges in innovation hackathon

Innovate or die -innovation competition takes place in Himos, Finland 14-15 November. The event gathers students from seven universities to solve client companies’ future...

Five tips how to motivate yourself to exercise and eat healthy

Five tips how to motivate yourself to exercise and eat healthy

Do you still remember your New Year’s resolutions? Most of us probably promised to get to better shape and eat healthier.

Uncompromising artisan expertise results a winning sausage

Uncompromising artisan expertise results a winning sausage

Recently HKScan's artisan sausage, HK Maakarit® Livornon Luigi, was chosen as the tastiest sausage in Finland.

Collagen-body’s own superfood

Collagen-body’s own superfood

Today, collagen seems to be on everybody’s lips.

Don’t let your food go to waste

Don’t let your food go to waste

Almost half of the households’ waste food - even though people want to improve their habits.

It is totally okay to be a chicken and stay indoors

It is totally okay to be a chicken and stay indoors

In the olden days the chickens roamed around in the garden, digging, cooing and pecking around. There were external hazards of course, like stray dogs, hawks and foxes. The...

More talk about the good work done on the farms

More talk about the good work done on the farms

”It is important that the whole industry together highlights the benefits of domestic production. Food and its origin interest consumers a lot these days. Perhaps we are being t...

Inspiring summer topped expectations

Inspiring summer topped expectations

"The feeling of trust and independence describe well my trainee period here. My manager and mentor have been very supportive - they have provided me with time, contacts and...

How to train your taste

How to train your taste

The beginning of Autumn usually inspires people to start training, so why not try training something a bit different this time. In addition to ordinary muscle exercise try these...

Congratulations to the Finnish nature

Congratulations to the Finnish nature

Everyone is welcome to join in the celebration of Finnish nature on Saturday, August 25th. This is a good day to commemorate the fact that the purest food comes from the pure...

Five facts about drought

Five facts about drought

This historically hot and dry summer has had a wide impact on agriculture and meat production. We gathered a few points to summarize the situation:

Hot and dry summer requires extra caution when grilling

Hot and dry summer requires extra caution when grilling

This summer has been exceptionally hot and dry in the Nordics - forest fire indexes reaching historically high values. As a result, open fires in the forests have been forbidden...

Naked pork and healthy fat

Naked pork and healthy fat

The Chinese have been number one fans of the pork for thousands of years. A pig under the roof is the written character for home and family. Believe or not, songs and poems have...

What's cooking?

What's cooking?

See what's cooking in our chefs' kitchen in Sweden and get inspired!

6 tips how to grill healthy

6 tips how to grill healthy

We are in the middle of the hottest barbeque season! Grilling is considered as a light cooking method; you don’t have to add a lot of fat when cooking the food. If grilling...

Food going wild

Food going wild

Some days at work are particularly nice, like the sunny day in early June when we headed in the guidance of Jouni Toivanen, the wild food expert, into the nature. Our worries ov...