Behind the scenes, the Nordic Umami Company is led by a team of four plant-based food enthusiasts with a mission to change the world more sustainable, bite by bite.
The company was founded in January 2021 by Outi, Reetta and Tytti-Lotta, to explore the possibilities of building more sustainable food products. Today, the company is led by our CEO Eetu, and run by a team of seven. We're looking for new talents and partners to join the journey towards a fully sustainable food system.
Get to know some of us:
Reetta Kivelä, Chief Innovation Officer,
has achieved impressive success as a food innovator. She divides her time between Nordic Umami and the University of Helsinki to build a sustainable food system.
Outi Mäkinen, Chief Technology Officer,
is an accomplished food scientist in plant-based foods. She feeds her curiosity by finding new ingredients that make incredible tastes.
Tytti-Lotta Ojala, Chief Design Officer,
has created and launched numerous international food brands and future concepts. She loves good design and wants to make every day more delightful and planet-centric.
Eetu Viuhkonen, Chief Executive Officer,
is a digital wizard and hedonist with a deep practical interest in vegan food. Eetu has worked on the digital transformations of several food-branding and consulting export businesses.
If you're interested in working with us, please send a note! We're not currently hiring, but we're always interested in meeting new inspiring people.