Helsinki Mills has calculated and compensated the carbon footprint of production in two years. Next, the company focus on product-specific carbon footprint calculation and monitoring, which covers the food’s carbon footprint from field to shelf!
Myllärin products are made in a carbon-neutral way from domestic, nearby-grown grain
The environment and responsibility have been important issues for Helsinki Mills for a long time. The company has done long-term work to reduce its carbon footprint, and Helsinki Mills established the first carbon neutral mill in Finland. They have decided to be carbon neutral in its whole supply chain by 2034.
Helsinki Mills’ own biopower plant, which was commissioned in Vaasa in 2013 is a great example of long-term climate work. In addition, all of the company’s production facilities have been using hydropower generated electricity since 2010.
Sustainable and resilient agriculture at the core
Domesticity and transparency are important issues for Helsinki Mills. Sustainability and sustainable agriculture that benefits both people and nature are at the heart of the company’s vision. Helsinki Mills wants to secure the future of food production and reduce the environmental impact of its own operations. Extreme weather events, such as soil depletion and species depletion, affect agriculture and thus the company’s access to the most important raw material.
Helsinki Mills commits to sustainable development and continuously develop its processes to ensure they produce the best possible food. The company produces exclusively plant-based food since 1934 and does its best to provide easy and healthy options for the modern consumer as well.
To delights their consumers, Helsinki Mills launched the Oat Food Generator on their website, which will give consumers tips on how to make more climate friendly oat-based versions of traditional rice and pasta based home dishes.
Appreciating the environment while doing business
Helsinki Mills has reduced and offset its carbon footprint for two years now. Next, the company will focus on the product carbon footprint and life cycle calculations. It has been clear to the company from the very beginning that the way to succession is to produce safe and high-quality products that value nature. Helsinki Mills does business on the terms of environmental responsibility.
It is important to minimise and compensate our environmental impact and to measure and manage it more accurately. We strive to be a net positive player from the perspective of sustainability.Niklas Kumlin, CEO of Helsinki Mills
To be successful, companies need to continuously work on developing their products and consider their impact on the climate. Helsinki Mills is a good example of this. They are using Biocode to help them understand and reduce the environmental impact of their products. By doing so, Helsinki Mills is ensuring that their products will remain successful in the future.
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