Helsinki’s Food Year partners

Starting in May, the City of Helsinki is arranging the very first Feast Helsinki food festival together with several domestic partners. These partners will participate in the city-hosted 2024 MICHELIN Guide Ceremony Nordic Countries and join in the effort to fortify Helsinki's diverse food culture.

Restaurant Ateljé Finne.
The new MICHELIN Stars, MICHELIN Green Stars and Special Awards for Nordic restaurants will be announced in Helsinki on 27 May 2024. The City of Helsinki is hosting the 2024 MICHELIN Guide Ceremony Nordic Countries, one of the most important events in the restaurant industry, in concert with Visit Finland, as well as the Finnish food and drink industry firms of Fazer, The Helsinki Distilling Company, Kespro and Valio Aimo.


Visit Finland

Visit Finland is a national expert in the tourism industry and an active influence abroad, as it is responsible for promoting international tourism to Finland. Visit Finland supports companies and business groups in the development and marketing of tourism services intended for the international market.
Food is an essential part of every trip, and travellers have many unforgettable experiences when they enjoy local food. The MICHELIN Guide Ceremony Nordic Countries in Helsinki perfectly supports Visit Finland's efforts to strengthen Finland's reputation as an attractive tourist destination.

Visit Finland is part of Business Finland. 
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Fazer offers new tastes and experiences that make the best of every moment.

Our mission – to create food with a purpose – is built on our strong 130-year-old heritage, our consumer orientation, and our innovative development of responsible food solutions for the future. 
Northern Magic. Made Real.

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The Helsinki Distilling Company co.

The Helsinki Distilling Company is the city’s first distillery to hit the scene in over a hundred years. A producer of artisanal whiskey and gin, the company values Helsinki's long and temporarily dormant distilling tradition and are proud to continue in its footsteps. 

Since 2014, we’ve been home to award-winning gins, the first local aquavit, premium stills and, most importantly, rye and malt whiskeys.
We strive at all times to achieve uncompromised quality, while respecting the Finnish artisan tradition. Our distillery is located in the heart of Helsinki's food scene, the Teurastamo restaurant complex.

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the country. We offers our customers customised and diverse procurement solutions, along with delivery and pickup services. Kespro seeks to make eating out more enjoyable, sustainable and popular. 

Through our independent specialty wholesalers, Reinin Liha and Kalatukku E. Eriksson, Kespro is able to offer our customers first-class Finnish meat and fish products. Each of our activities aims to help our customers navigate every possible business challenge. We only succeed when our customers succeed and Finnish food culture thrives. Let's work together to make eating out even more popular!

We have a wide range of customers, and each one is important to us. 

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Valio Aimo

Valio Aimo® is a hotel, restaurant and catering industry wholesaler with its own manufacturing, a high-quality selection and the most comprehensive distribution network in Finland. Valio Aimo provides inspiring solutions, a wide variety of top goods and a comprehensive distribution network to all professionals who work with good food.

We seek to be an expert partner in the industry and worthy of our customers’ trust every day. Valio Aimo is part of the world’s most innovative dairy and food company, Valio, whose mission is to create taste experiences and sustainably promote people’s wellbeing. 

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