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Finnish minister, liquor and meat delegation, minister in Singapore

During 10 – 12 January Finland’s Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Jari Leppä and a Team Finland business delegation promoted Finnish meat and liquor production companies in Singapore. Pure ingredients and production of quality goods are the key concepts of Finnish food and drink industry. The Finnish companies have excellent chances to expand their businesses…

Wine Bonanza Is Where The Wine Is

Wine Bonanza is passionate about their wines and culinary expertise to ensure customers have the most memorable dining experience. The new wine and gourmet food restaurant, located right in the Singapore’s bustling heart, is an excellent location for after-work and weekend hangouts. Set in the nostalgic, pre-war colonial heritage building at Albert Court, every piece…

Finnish Christmas Wonders market Hong Kong

Before the Christmas Stanley Plaza hosted the ‘Finnish Christmas Wonders’ during two weekends. At the launch the Finnish Consul-General and his wife enjoyed the market on a VIP tour. Over 80 booths brough lots of delights, handcrafts and many other festive goodies. Finnish delights included Finnish meatballs, reindeer sausage, herring and salmon, plus an array…

Finnish spirit Gustav celebrated in Hong Kong

Gustav is the name of Finnish premium range of spirits, produced by Finland’s oldest alcohol producer still in production, Lignell & Piispanen. Gustav reflects both Gustav III (the late Swedish King) and Gustav Ranin. So, today the Finnish distillery represents and arctic legacy that dates back 160 years. On 2 November, this Finnish distillery had…

Rasmus Kristensen: Back in Asia – as Denmark’s Ambassador to Indonesia

Rasmus A. Kristensen arrived in Jakarta in September 2017 appointed as the new Danish Ambassador to Indonesia replacing Casper Klynge (who prematurely left in the summer to become Denmark’s first ever Tech Ambassador). While Ambassador Kristensen has worked many years for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in Denmark this is his first posting as…

Finnish Embassy dinner showcased Finnish food and drinks

In the for Finland pivotal 2017 which is a time for celebration of 100 years as an independent nation, it has been all about promoting Finnish culture, education, know-how, ‘Finnish cool’, Stopover Finland and its business solutions. As the most recent activity in Thailand Ambassador Satu Suikkari-Kleven on 15 November hosted a Finnish Dinner at…

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…

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…