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When we developed the Certified Organic Baking powder last year we used Monocalcium phosphate as the fast-acting acid component in the Baking Powder. Monocalcium phosphate is the commonly used acid in conventional baking powders, it functions well and it is not too …

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The other week I visited Latvia in order to see organic starch potato harvest and the starch production process at Aloja Starkelsen. You can find my earlier posts last year about the harvest in Finland and the production process at …

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In early July on the way to the 7th Ifoam Conference in Vilnius we took the opportunity to visit a few organic farms. First in Estonia close to Rapla we visited the farmer Tõnu Kriisa who produces mainly organic beef on …

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In the end of May we visited Satakunta jail’s organic farm in order to photograph the planting of the potatoes. Now I visited the same place with Kai Kreuzer from organic-market.info. Unfortunately it had been recently raining so there was …

How is the organic starch potato growing at Satakunta jail? Read More »

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Hermanni Huhtala has over 100 hectares of organic starch potatoes cultivated on his farm in Kauhava, Western Finland. In total he has an organic farm with over 500 hectares making his farm one of the biggest organic farms in Finland. …

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