In order to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and 1.5 ºC global climate target a dietary shift which includes more of minimally processed plant based foods is a must. Building a sustainable food system brings in remarkable business opportunities for Finnish plant-based ingredients and alternative protein sources. There are many successful consumer products and ingredients from Finland in the international market such as Pulled Oats®, Elovena® and Beanit® as meat alternatives, BlackGrain from Yellow FieldsTM and Aurora as alternative protein sources obtained from rapeseed and oats. More is to come, since globally acknowledged R&D and strong support systems for entrepreneurship creates excellent basis to plant-based food innovations in Finland, which is one of the success factors in boosting export and business potential.
|Number of pages
|Published - 2022
|MoE publication type
|D4 Published development or research report or study