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Enifer to Launch World’s First Sidestream Mycoprotein Plant
The researcher of Enifer – World’s First Sidestream Mycoprotein Plant, shown in the picture

Enifer to Launch World’s First Sidestream Mycoprotein Plant

Helsinki Ring of Industry's innovative food and beverage portfolio is set to expand with the Finnish biotech scaleup Enifer establishing a new factory in Kirkkonummi. The facility, slated for completion by the end of 2025 and projected to cost €33M, will convert food industry side streams into Enifer’s sustainable PEKILO® fungi-based protein ingredients. This will be the world's first commercial plant to produce such mycoprotein from side stream raw materials.

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Smart waste collectors
The main building of the parent company Europress Group Oy in Kerava, Finland. The operations aim to promote sustainable development, so 1054 solar panels have been installed on the roof of the plant.

Smart waste collectors

Kerava-based Europress is the leading manufacturer of waste compactors in Northern Europe. The history of the company goes back to the 1970s, but the operating methods are anything but old-fashioned.

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Green indeed
Roundpole fence

Green indeed

Hyria Education's natural resources campus Uumo offers vocational training for young people and adults in a pleasant rural landscape in Hyvinkää. The campus is a scenic environment where natural resources management is educated on a teaching farm. Who are Uumo's five hundred students, and how is sustainable thinking included in teaching?

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