Finland Special: Kyrö and Sees
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13 September 2023
Photo: Sanna Lehto
Meet Miika Lipiäinen, co-founder of Kyrö, an award-winning all-rye distillery that he launched with his friends after hatching the idea in that most Finnish of locations, the sauna. Plus: how the Fukushima disaster inspired Sees founder and CEO, Elisa Koivumaa, to start the household cleaning-products and cosmetics brand that uses all-natural ingredients.
13 September 2023
Co-founder Miika Lipiäinen tells us how he and four friends hatched the idea for their award-winning all-rye distillery in that most Finnish of locations, the sauna. Lipiäinen explains how Kyrö has tapped new markets, become the first rye whisky to win a three-star Great Taste Award and why its staple ingredient is the essence of Finland.
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Photo: Sanna Lehto
Elisa Koivumaa is the founder and CEO of the Finnish household-cleaning-product and natural-cosmetics company. She tells us how experiencing the Fukushima nuclear disaster while living with her family in Japan prompted her to develop products free from artificial ingredients and synthetic fragrances.
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