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 to Singaporean market, where customers are demanding and look not only for quality but also unique culinary experiences.
In this first ministerial level Team Finland visit to Singapore Minister Leppä on 11 January met the Minister of National Development Lawrence Wong and the Minister for Trade and Industry S. Iswaran. Both ministers welcomed the import of Finnish high-quality products to the Singaporean markets and emphasized the importance of branding.
Both meetings were held in a positive atmosphere and the Finnish-Singaporean cooperation in this field looks prosperous, reports the Embassy of Finland, Singapore.
On the same day the over ten Finnish meat product companies, breweries and distilleries presented their high-quality products to potential Singaporean partners at a Food from Finland Networking Event.
And on 12 January a tasty lunch consisting of products of Finnish meat companies was served at Ambassador Paula Parviainen’s residence. Talented Pihlaja Ahlava was the chef behind the lunch.
Companies: Altia Oyj, Atria Finland Ltd, HKScan Oyj, HKScan Asia Ltd, Kyrö Distillery Company, Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas Oy, L’Uomu Nokka / Luomu Invest Oy, Northern Lights Spirits Oy, Shaman Spirits Oy, Tenu Ventures Ltd, The Helsinki Distilling Company, Ägras Distillery Oy.
Sources: Embassy of Finland in Singapore, Finland Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry