Story Kitchen

The best stories are told in the kitchen! Step in and find out what’s cooking, meet interesting people and get inspired!

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Less is more - greetings from the packaging front

We are becoming more and more conscious as consumers. We think where we shop, what is the origin of the products, in what kind of conditions they are produced and how much...

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The journey of the Omega-3 Pork in China

To celebrate the Year of the Pig, HKScan opened the year 2019 with great news from China. The Omega-3 Pork products from Finnish family farms got into Alibaba’s grocery retail...

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Nordic Butcher: International cooperation created top products and brought colleagues together

What happens when HKScan professionals from five countries work together as a team? They introduce us Nordic Butcher, a concept celebrating high quality and craftmanship. Produc...

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Ten tips: How to make sustainable New Year’s resolutions?

When we make our New Year’s resolutions, we usually promise ourselves that we’ll exercise more and eat more healthily. But how to make these resolutions last and what other...

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Soile’s Plate: How to digest ham after Christmas

According to an old saying it is more important what you eat between New Year and Christmas than what you eat between Christmas and New Year. I think this so true.

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Tips for a relaxing Christmas

Would you like to spend Christmas in a laid-back way? If your days are not filled with programme yet, here are a few tips to help you have the most relaxing Christmas ever.

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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.

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Uncompromising artisan expertise results a winning sausage

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

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Collagen-body’s own superfood

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

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Don’t let your food go to waste

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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: