Why is Reindeer meat the best choice for the health-conscious consumer?
Low Fat & Healthy: 2-4% fat/ 100 g, lower than the rest of red meat and very rich in unsaturated fatty acids.
Reindeer meat has as many as 50-60% of unsaturated oleic acids, which have been found to reduce harmful cholesterol.
High vitamins contain: B12 vitamin 1.6-3.5 micrograms /100 g. An adult requires about 6 micrograms per day. A High content of vitamin A and C. Also a high content of B1 and B2 vitamins, Selenium, Zinc and Iron.
Omega-3: For Improving the heart, the health and for maintaining good cholesterol.
Antibiotics, hormones and steroids free
Very Tasty, mild, lean, moist and flavoursome: The taste is coming from reindeer diet. Reindeer eat more than 300 different plants and lichens from arctic forest. This diet is antioxidant-rich and also minerals-rich.
Plenty of Protein
20-24 g / 100 g.
An average sedentary man needs 56 g of protein per day and an average sedentary women needs about 46 g per day, according to DRI (Dietary Reference Intake).
Reindeer metabolism is adapted to make the most of unproductive ecosystems and it is capable of thriving with natural pastures, eliminating dependence on grain profiteering.
Reindeer is raised in Arctic Forest, the cleanest place on earth
It is not a coincidence that Finnish Lapland is called the cleanest place on earth; this is a proven fact. Lapland and Finland are proud to maintain our natural resources, from the old growth forests in Syöte National Park to the uninhabited rocky hills of Kilpisjärvi. Walk to the top of Pallas-Yllästunturi Falls and experience it for yourself, or take a boat trip on the wide Tornio River, the world’s northernmost natural habitat for Zander.
Reindeer meat from Lapland has Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) -status
The European Union has granted a protected designation of origin (PDO) to reindeer meat from Lapland (Lapin Poron liha), dried reindeer meat from Lapland (Lapin Poron kuivaliha) and cold-smoked reindeer meat from Lapland (Lapin Poron kylmäsavuliha).
Three EU schemes known as PDO (protected designation of origin), PGI (protected geographical indication) and TSG (traditional speciality guaranteed) promote and protect names of quality agricultural products and foodstuffs.
Protected Designation of Origin – PDO covers agricultural products and foodstuffs which are produced, processed and prepared in a given geographical area using recognised knowledge
Pokka Reindeer Meat facilities are located in the Finnish Arctic and have been built taking advantage of technology to reduce energy use, to save time and to eliminate livestock waste through utilisation of almost 100% of the reindeer.
Reindeer live in the wilderness of Artic regions and are owned by herders, most of them Sami indigenous. Arctic forests are a vast large territory where reindeer herding is a land-use form.
It is almost impossible to grow crops, therefore, reindeer is a source of food for the land that would otherwise be useless or inefficient to produce.
Traceable From Origin To The Fork
We have adopted robust traceability practices giving us the capability to rapidly identify and track every step from receipt through processing, packaging, and shipping, to the exact customer location. Our product labels make clear the way the meat is produced and the recorded information on the labels can be read so that all production and supply steps are traceable.
Cutting Edge Technology
We release the product with the latest and best technology for meat processing. Our INNOVA software allows us to have traceability and visibility in the global food supply chain, isolates any quality issues, identify and quarantine all suspect material, in real-time during production and in archives for future reference, making traceability information available quickly and easily.
Highest Hygiene Controls
We apply hygiene measures to every step in the meat process with greater emphasis on prevention and control of contamination during all aspects of production of meat and its further processing and consuming. We apply principles of food safety risk management by implementing meat hygiene programmes. carried out by personnel with the appropriate training, knowledge, skills and ability as and where defined by the competent authority.
Pokka Reindeer Meat delivers natural and healthy food to the most demanding appetites. Reindeer Meat is low fat, Antibiotic-Free, unique tasting and nutritious food from nature. The taste is due to the reindeer diet as they consume more than 300 plants from forest.
Finest Healthy Meat 100% Natural From The Arctic Circle
Traditional reindeer husbandry of the arctic people is closely connected to the ecology, economy and culture in the Arctic regions Reindeer lives in wilderness of Artic regions and are owned by herders, most of them Sami indigenous.
Arctic forests are a vast large territory where reindeer herding is a land-use form- It is almost impossible to grow crops, therefore, reindeer is a source of food for the land that would otherwise be unused or inefficient to produce.
Arctic forests are classified by areas and in each area only a certain amount are allow to live, this is to keep equilibrium of ecosystem, environmental diversity and to avoid devastating environmental impact.
Every year Nordic countries’ governments authorise reindeer surplus to be consumed. Reindeer herding promotes economic activity that creates wealth and human capital increasing community prosperity while simultaneously safeguarding the natural capital of the Arctic regions.
In the Spotlight
Pokka Reindeer Meat In numbers
We were born to be successful; our installed and processing capacity is something we are proud of
FIFTY THOUSAND KG DAILY REINDEER MEAR PROCESING CAPACITY
TWO THOUSAND UNITS DAILY REINDEER PROCESSING CAPACITY
TWO AND A HALF MILLION KG STORAGE CAPACITY
What People are Saying
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