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Life in Estonia, Einter 2013/2014Winter issue of Life in Estonia focuses on Biotech and Functional Food. Readers can find out how Estonia contributes to life-changing genetics and how our food industry combines nature with science.
The cover story is with Katre Kõvask, the dynamic leader of Premia Foods telling about the past, present and the future of the corporation. Premia is a publicly traded company active mainly in three business segments: ice creams, frozen fishery products and frozen food.
Tartu, the second largest city of Estonia is called a Town of Good Bacteria. Turn to page 16 to find out why. Estonian Biocentre is also located in Tartu and with the help of genes its scientist have established the origins of Native Americans and Aboriginal Australians.
It is a known truth that Japanese market is hard to enter. Nevertheless, an Estonian company JOIK, specialized in natural cosmetics, caught the eye of a Japanese Plaza chain. Now Japan has become its largest export country followed by Finland, Norway, Latvia and Sweden.
There is also an article about Metamed, a company that rescues wealthy patients from the randomness of the medical system. The founders of Metamed believe that the current medical system ignores scientific breakthroughs and discoveries, offering patients one-size-fits-all and often unsuitable treatment.
Hairy and noisy members of a punk band usually do not perform together with chic high fashion models for the Vogue magazine, do they? Well, it did happen with Estonian shock band called Winny Puhh. Read their story on pages 61-63.
Moreover, the winter issue gives its readers an exclusive selection of Estonian top restaurants; recommendations of different events to participate this season and an art portfolio of an intriguing Estonian photographer, Peeter Laurits.
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