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11 July 2018
View news from Finland Finland to Probe Potential of Cattle Manure for Energy Production
FINLAND - Large-scale animal husbandry in Finland generates some 20 million tonnes of waste annually, the nutrient content of which is currently under-utilised....
01 December 2017
View news from Finland Educational Event Continues Momentum for US Beef in Finland
FINLAND - As a part of the ongoing effort to promote US beef in European markets with great potential, USMEF teamed with Swedish distributor Bergfalk AB for an educational presentation and tasting in Turku, Finland. Funding support was provided by the...
29 December 2016
View news from Finland Milk War Ends as Court Upholds €70m Fine on Valio
FINLAND - Finland’s Supreme Administrative Court has upheld a decision by the Market Court to fine the Finnish dairy company Valio €70 million for abusing its dominant market position in the local fresh milk market. The decision marks the end of a...
18 November 2016
View news from Finland Animal Waste Converted into Protein Feed Source in Finland
FINLAND - The Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) has developed a solution for converting even small sources of methane-rich biogas into raw materials for animal feed or bioplastic on farms, landfills and wastewater treatment plants....
31 August 2016
View news from Finland Cows in Glass Boxes Help Scientists Reduce Methane Emissions
FINLAND - A recent study using cows in glass boxes to measure their emissions found that methane emissions can be linked to genotypes, which may allow scientists to speed up the breeding of more climate-friendly cows....
20 April 2015
View news from Finland Food Safety Body Recommends Heating Raw Milk
FINLAND - Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira has called for raw milk only to be used in cooked products, because of the risks from Yersinia bacteria....
02 April 2015
View news from Finland Cattle Growth Hormone Found to Effect Fish Sexual Behaviour
FINLAND - A common growth-promoting hormone used worldwide in the cattle industry has been found to affect the sexual behaviours of fish at a very low concentration in waterways – with potentially serious ecological and evolutionary consequences....
23 December 2014
View news from Finland Finland Secures €10.7 million Package for Milk Producers
FINLAND - The European Commission has adopted a €10.7 million support package for milk producers in Finland, as indicated last week. This new package is the latest in a series adopted by the European Commission in response to the Russian ban on the...
03 April 2014
View news from Finland HKScan Commits to Use of Responsibly Produced Soy
FINLAND - HKScan has become a member of the Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS) and thereby committed itself to continuously promoting greater ethical responsibility in the supply chain of soy used in animal feed. HKScan will ensure that...
05 March 2014
View news from Finland Livestock Production Undergoing Rapid Structural Change
FINLAND - A structural change in livestock production in Finland is affecting production costs and competitiveness....
04 March 2014
View news from Finland New Method to Determine Vitamin D3 in Milk
FINLAND - The Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira has developed a new method for the determination of vitamin D3 in milk....
14 February 2014
View news from Finland Valio Investing Around 40M Euros in Oulu Dairy
FINLAND - Valio Ltd’s Board of Directors decided on 3 February 2014 to expand the production and materials warehousing premises at the Oulu dairy by some 5,500 square metres, and add new equipment for the production and packing units. Together with...
10 February 2014
View news from Finland Improving a Process the Soft Way
FINLAND - One of the largest whey powder production plants in Finland recently increased its production by more than 10 per cent without having to invest in any hardware or use more energy in the process. ...
20 January 2014
View news from Finland Bluetongue Antibodies Identified in Finnish Beef
FINLAND – Bluetongue virus antibodies have been identified in one Finnish cow for the first time, thought to be from a vaccine....
08 November 2013
View news from Finland HKScan Reports Modest Recovery in Sales
FINLAND - Finnish meat company HKScan Group reports that net sales were EUR 1 838.0 (1 840.7) million in January–September, and EUR 623.5 (612.2) million in the third quarter....
27 September 2013
View news from Finland Russian Rabies Threat To Be Beaten From The Air
FINLAND – State authorities have begun the aerial distribution of rabies vaccines across a 10,000 kilometre square area of land to combat the spread of the virus from Russia....
26 September 2013
View news from Finland New Development Programme Launched by HK Scan
FINLAND - Finland's economic crisis has forced a major meat processor, HKScan to lower its outlook for the coming year due to lower demand for meat. ...
04 September 2013
View news from Finland Finnish Dairy Industry Lay Out Wishes for Post-Quota Supports
FINLAND – An industry plea has been sent to the government calling for the rapid adoption a new farm support system after quota removal in 2015....
19 July 2013
View news from Finland Atria Buys Saarioinen's Slaughter Operations
FINLAND – Finnish meat processor Atria has signed a preliminary agreement to buy of Saarioinen's slaughtering, meat cutting and meat procurement operations. ...
12 July 2013
View news from Finland Atria Buys Saarioinen's Meat Processing Operation
FINLAND - Finnish meat processor Atria has signed a preliminary agreement to buy Saarioinen's slaughtering, meat cutting and meat procurement operations....
08 July 2013
View news from Finland HKScan Sharpens Brand Strategy
FINLAND - Finnish based meat processor, HKScan Group, which renewed its strategy and operating model last year, is now sharpening its brand strategy, starting with the introduction of harmonised company names and the reaffirmation of its country-of-origin...
08 April 2013
View news from Finland 'Increase in the Price of Milk Does not Affect Consumption'
FINLAND – Strong demand has seen milk heralded as the ‘national drink’ at the dairy future seminar in Kuusamo....
27 February 2013
View news from Finland Atria Shows Substantial Profit Rise
FINLAND - Finnish based meat processor Atria Group's net sales for the year in 2012 reached to €1,343.6 million compared to €1,301.9 million in the previous year - a rise of €41.7 million from 2011. ...
15 January 2013
View news from Finland Schmallenberg Identified For First Time
FINLAND – Schmallenberg has been identified in Finland for the first time in lambs by the Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira. ...
27 December 2012
View news from Finland New Rules for Killing and Slaughter of Animals
FINLAND - A new regulation, applied from 1 January 2013, will require more detailed planning and in-house control of killing of production animals, according to the Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira....
11 December 2012
View news from Finland Increasing Finnish Demand for Beef
FINLAND - The drop in Finnish milk production over the past decade has effected cow meat supplies and consequently overall beef production according to Nicolas Ranninger reporting on the Nordic Market for Bord Bia – Irish Food Board. ...
01 November 2012
View news from Finland Schmallenberg Virus Antibodies Detected in Mainland Finland
FINLAND - Based on the results of analyses completed on 29 October 2012 antibodies of the Schmallenberg virus have been detected in several cattle herds in South-West and South Finland. ...
31 October 2012
View news from Finland Atria Increases Transparency in Meat Production
FINLAND - Atria is increasing the traceability of its meat products all the way back to the farm which has produced the animals in a bid to meet condumer demands for domestically produced whose origin can be fully traced. ...
 
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