It wakes you up in the morning. It refreshes you during the day. A glass of birch sap every now and then keeps you going and provides you with extra vitality. In birch sap you feel the energy of the spring and lightness of the life. It is certified organic and contains no additives or preservatives.
Arto and Susanna Maaranen
founded Oy Aurinkolehto Ltd
in 1996. They started their business from their estate in Tohmajärvi in North Karelia as a translation agency. Besides translation services they marketed artic bramble and cloudberry jellies packed in specially designed soapstone jars as business gifts. Since the beginning of their business they have developed a system for the collection and production of birch sap, with the help of Finnvera
´s finance facilities. Today their main article is certified organic Koivu (TM) birch sap.
Oy Aurinkolehto Ltd was awarded the INNOFINLAND
prize by the President of Finland Tarja Halonen in November 2002 for its innovative, unique, high technology process for industrial scale production of birch sap. In the same year the business couple Susanna and Arto Maaranen were given the Outstanding Young Farmers of Finland -prize. The prize was awarded by the Junior Chamber of Finland.