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Finnish startup company bets on Finnish blueberries

Although they are only 18 years old, Patrik Pyöriä and his three class mates already founded a successful company. “I’m Blue” is the name of the startup firm that produces blueberry soda. The whole thing started back when Patrik was 16 in Finland. They had an entrepreneur class in school and Patrik and his three…

Finnish distillery’s Hong Kong Pop-up bar with Gustav cocktails

F&B company D’Evenitif in Kong Kong had invited to the ‘Gustav Nordic Pop-Up Bar’ on 2 November at VEA Restaurant & Lounge. Master mixologist Antonio Lai had created three Gustav Nordic cocktails that was served during the whole evening together with canapés prepared by Michelin Chef Vicky Cheng. Legendary Finnish distillery Lignell & Piispanen was…

Gustav Nordic Pop-Up Bar 2017 in Hong Kong

The F&B company D’Evenitif in Kong Kong invites to the ‘Gustav Nordic Pop-Up Bar’, taking place on Thursday 2 November, at VEA Restaurant & Lounge. Master mixologist Antonio Lai will be creating three Gustav Nordic cocktails during the whole evening together with canapés prepared by Michelin Chef Vicky Cheng. Mr Jari Sinkari, Consul-General of Finland…

Awarded Finnish Napue gin at Hong Kong festival

During 18-20 October, Finnish Kyrö Distillery Company & Runway Bar in Central, Hong Kong are teaming up to celebrate Gin Jubilee 2017. Over the course of three days the bar will be serving Kyrö’s award-winning Napue rye gin. Guests will also have early access to Runway bartender Tomi Ho’s signature Napue & Tonic beverage. Admission…

Danish Crown expands presence in Southeast Asia

As the economic growth continues in Southeast Asia, the Danish Crown group has announced that it will establish a new head office in the region. The new head office will be in Vietnam and from here the sales will spread out through the rest of the region and be supported by two new sales offices…

Vinamilk expands cooperation with Danish firm Chr. Hansen

Vinamilk’s chief marketing officer, Phan Minh Tiên (R), and Chr. Hansen’s vice president, Lasse Nagell, on Thursday 21 September signed a strategic co-operation agreement in Copenhagen, Denmark. The deal is an agreement for strategic co-operation with Denmark’s Chr.Hansen Company in Copenhagen to help Vinamilk study and utilize European-standard probiotics for its formula milk, yogurt, drinking…

DHL doubles airfreight capacities to support fast growing Norwegian seafood exports to Asia

New solution cuts lead-time between Norway and South Korea/China by over 50 percent As Norwegian seafood exports to Asia keeps growing, DHL Global Forwarding has doubled its flight frequency by deploying a dedicated Boeing 747-400 cargo plane that ships seafood from Oslo to Seoul and Shanghai twice a week. “Demand for high-quality imported seafood continues…

Finland food safety speech held in Hong Kong

Dr Jaana Husu-Kallio, Deputy Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Finland gave a keynote speech at international conference on food safety in Hong Kong in early September 2017. She presented practices on how Finland has managed to create a sustainable antibiotics-free food production chain from farm to fork. Finland is a global forerunner in applying the…

Norway’s annual Kuala Lumpur Seafood Gala Dinner 2017

The announcement it out that on Friday 13 October the annual Seafood Gala Dinner will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy. This highly anticipated yearly event will feature a spectacular seafood buffet, provided by renowned chef Frank Naesheim and his team. Composed entirely of seafood flown in from…