Technical tours

Technical tours are organised on Thursday, June 25. Please find a brief description of each tour below.
Registration for the tours is done via the registration form (available in January 2009.)

Farmimuna Farmegg
www.farmimuna.fi

Farmimuna is a family-own company producing high quality egg products for households, bakeries, institutional kitchens and food industry. They also have a feed mill producing feed for chickens.

The company is located about 65 km from Turku (1 h), duration 4-5 hours.
Departure at 9.00
Price EUR 20
Maximum number of participants: 40

Scanegg / Munakunta - cancelled
www.scanegg.fi / www.munakunta.fi

Scanegg Finland is the largest egg products producing company in Finland. It breaks about 6 million eggs per year for different kind of egg products. It is located next to an egg packaging company where it obtains its raw material.

Munakunta was founded 1922 by Finnish egg-producers. It owns two largest egg packing stations in Finland. Eggs are produced in over 400 farms and the number of eggs processed daily in the packing stations is over 2 million. The largest packing station and headquarters are located in city of Kaarina.
Munakunta's equipment department provides poultry and other farming industry with all kinds of equipment.

They both are located 6 km from Turku, duration 2 hours.
Departure at 9.00
Price EUR 30
Maximum number of participants: 15

Agrifood Research Finland
www.mtt.fi

Agrifood Research Finland, MTT, is an expert body operating under the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. It produces and disseminates scientific research information and develops and promotes the transfer of new technology for the agriculture and food sector as a whole.

The Institute is located 70 km from Turku, duration 4-5 hours.
Departure at 9.00
Price EUR 20
Maximum number of participants: 50

Raisio Group - cancelled
www.raisiogroup.com

Raisio is a forerunner in the food and feed industries and a specialist in plant-based nutrition. A raw material base consisting of cultivated products offers Raisio good opportunities to develop as a company with ecologically sustainable operations. Raisio's main products are foods and functional food ingredients, as well as feeds and malts. The company plays an important role in ensuring a safe quality chain from field to table.

The company is located 15 km from Turku, duration 3-4 hours.
Departure at 9.00
Price EUR 20
Maximum number of participants: 50

Wanha Sahko - fully booked
www.wanhasahko.fi

Hatchery of young brown roosters. Cockerels are grown free range and they achieve their 1 kg slaughter weight in 8 weeks.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rooster 


The hatchery is located about 1-hour drive from Turku, duration 4-5 hours.
Departure at 9.00
Price EUR 30
Maximum number of participants: 15