Finnair is selling its airplane food in grocery stores

Sat, 6 Mar 2021 05:25:47 +1100

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dsu_2wMXfJw

"In a new business venture, the Finnish airline has started selling ready-made
meals inspired by its Business Class offerings in a grocery store in the city
of Vantaa, Finland.

Head to K-Citymarket in Vantaa's Tammisto neighborhood over the coming weeks
and you can purchase pre-packaged reindeer meatballs, smoked char and
chanterelle risotto and other Finnair meals.

Marika Nieminen, VP of Finnair Kitchen, tells CNN Travel the initiative aims to
satiate the appetite of Finns who're missing air travel -- and allow the
airline to bring back some of the Finnair Kitchen staff who were laid off when
the pandemic hit. Nieminen says they've been able to rehire roughly 10
employees for the project."

Via mudhooks@pluspora.com, who wrote "Not only is it selling, it is selling out
within a day. They introduce a new meal every two weeks. It keeps their meal
production facility running and they have actually had to take on more
employees. Win-win…"

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               *** Xanni ***
--
mailto:xanni@xanadu.net               Andrew Pam
http://xanadu.com.au/                 Chief Scientist, Xanadu
https://glasswings.com.au/            Partner, Glass Wings
https://sericyb.com.au/               Manager, Serious Cybernetics

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