sumption of milk and fermented milk (199 L/year/per capita) was highest, followed by fruits and vegetables (85 kg per capita), beer (84 L per capita), and vegetables (70 kg per capita). A total of 66 kg of meat (one-half of pork, one-third of beef, and one-sixth of poultry), and 60 kg of potatoes were consumed per capita. Consumption of coffee was among the highest in the world (9 kg per capita).

During the past few years the consumption of ready-to-eat and frozen foods has increased, whereas consumption of canned foods has slightly decreased. Organically farmed products have gained their own segment of consumption. Nearly 3% of cultivated area is under organic farming in Finland, while the European mean is 1%.

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