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Sector report: The bakery sector keeps in touch with times and invests in the future

FoodNews

While the turnover of the diverse bakery industry increased in 2020, competition continues to be…

CGI Waste Manager helps professional kitchens halve food waste volumes

FoodCase
Two male chefs working side by side at a restaurant kitchen.

Preventing food waste is a concrete way of promoting sustainability in restaurants and other professional…

Nordic food system solutions discussed at summer meeting hosted by Finland

FoodNews

On Thursday 25 June, Finland hosted a meeting of the Nordic ministers of agriculture. Finland…

Instructions for health-secure entry of seasonal workers in primary production are ready

FoodNews

Employer instructions for health-secure entry, quarantine and for the preparation of a health security plan…

How to cut the carbon footprint of milk down to zero?

FoodCase
A woman and a grazing cow.

Valio’s goal is to cut the carbon footprint of milk to zero by 2035. Carbon-neutral…

The EU Biodiversity Strategy sets ambitious targets – the measures must take into account overall sustainability and different circumstances in the Member States

BioeconomyNews

On 20 May 2020, the European Commission published a new Biodiversity Strategy aimed at halting…

Government roadmap to carbon neutral Finland – climate leadership means opportunities for the whole country

BioeconomyNews

At its climate meeting on Monday 3 February, the Finnish Government published a roadmap that…

Minister Lintilä travels to France to promote Finnish circular economy and battery industry expertise

BioeconomyNews

Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä will lead a Team Finland visit to France on…

New life for biowaste – resource-smart fabric made of straw

BioeconomyCase
Top and skirt made of wheat straw.

The globally growing concern about climate change and finite resources has turned the attention to…

New food chain Controls Regulation enters into force on 14 December 2019

FoodNews

The new EU Controls Regulation (2017/625) provides a framework for the control of the entire…

GrainSense, the hand-held device with cloud services for instant grain quality measurements

FoodCase
GrainSense in hand, in the background field.

The GrainSense analyser is designed for measuring the moisture, protein, oil and carbohydrates in cereals…

EU agriculture ministers: agriculture can help increase soil carbon sequestration

BioeconomyNews

Photo: Lauri Heikkinen/Prime Minister’s Office, Finland EU agriculture ministers convened for an informal meeting in…

EU environment and climate ministers: climate crisis and biodiversity loss caused by overconsumption require joint solutions

News

EU environment and climate ministers discussed stepping up global climate action in their informal meeting.…

European Bioeconomy Scene 2019 in Helsinki brings together bioeconomy experts from all over Europe

BioeconomyNews

More than 350 bioeconomy experts from all over Europe gather today in Helsinki, Finland, at…

Finland’s programme for its presidency of the Council of the EU is published: “Sustainable Europe – sustainable future”

Wood and forestNews

The priorities for Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union are to strengthen…

European Bioeconomy Scene 2019 conference will bring 350 bioeconomy experts to Helsinki

BioeconomyNews

Bioeconomy creates new growth and opportunities. The Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, in cooperation…