Good to the grain

The skills, the soil, the conditions... As a farmer, you know that a good harvest is the result of many factors. For us, the grain is the heart of everything we do. That's why we want to get our grain from you. We want to be your partner. We want to promote responsible Finnish grain farming with you.

Smarter farming: Oats 2.0

Smarter farming: Oats 2.0

Here at Helsinki Mills, we decided to make the world a better place and create better farming methods. So, we developed our own and resource-wise approach that is tailored to growing oats. Read more

Follow a farmer’s year from spring to autumn

Follow a farmer’s year from spring to autumn

Did you think about the origin of oats when you ate your porridge this morning? A lot of planning and work goes into every porridge dish and oat bun. Visit the farm of the Hölsö family in Ylistaro: follow the growth of oats and the daily life of a farmer. Read more

Sustainable Farming Programme: more oats of better

Sustainable Farming Programme: more oats of better

In 2022, we launched a sustainable farming programme together with our 11 contract farmers growing gluten free oats. Each farmer participating in the pilot programme aims to increase yields and reduce the environmental impact of farming through four measures. Read more

Contract farming

Contract farming

We know that gluten free oats and organic farming in particular require commitment and expertise from the farmer. That's why we pay our contract farmers a quality premium and a contract bonus for a long-term partnership. And we stick to the agreed prices. Read more

Oats 2.0 programme takes farming to the next level while caring for nature
Farming 29.12.2023

Oats 2.0 programme takes farming to the next level while caring for nature

At Helsinki Mills, we have long considered the environmental impact of farming, and we want to become even better at … Read more

Farmers visit the mill: quality oats, diplomas and plans for 2023
Farming 13.12.2022

Farmers visit the mill: quality oats, diplomas and plans for 2023

The first oat harvest under the sustainability farming programme has been harvested. Despite the rains in late summer 2022, the … Read more

The environmental programme for contract farmers begins
Sustainability 01.04.2022

The environmental programme for contract farmers begins

- We want to take real action to promote environmentally friendly food production. At the same time, we are developing … Read more