Fair northern fish
Nordic market leader in premium fish products
Hätälä sustainably produces fair northern fish close to the Arctic Circle in Finland. With 80 years of experience, we combine traditional handicraft with modern technology to create premium fish products.
Hätälä’s premium fish products are wrapped in beautiful high-quality packages. Our wide product range includes whole fish, fillets, and fish delicacies from farmed Norwegian salmon, wild Finnish fish, and farmed Scandinavian rainbow trout.
Award-winning family business
“The story of our business began in 1938 when my grandfather, Juho Isohätälä, started selling fish on the market square in the port city of Oulu, Finland. Hätälä is still a true family business and we are proud to uphold traditional family business values. We aim to serve our customers at least as well as when the fish was sold one at a time and face to face at the market. I am extremely proud that we received the coveted EY Family Business Award of Excellence. It is an award for all our employees, because we all work together as a team.”
Riku Isohätälä, CEO
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Carefully controlled quality
Hätälä Oy has been awarded the highest rating from the BRC. Hätälä is part of a select group of only 140 European food companies that have achieved the coveted AA rating.
The international BRC certification informs the customer about the high quality and safety of the seafood.
This seafood has met the MSC’s global standard for sustainability. www.msc.org
The freshest fish for European consumers
Hätälä’s fish comes from the world’s purest arctic waters. The salmon’s journey from Norway to our factory takes only 8-12 hours. This is why the salmon we use is always very fresh.
Watch the salmon’s journey from the cold artic waters to Hätälä in Oulu, Finland.
Working with local fishermen
We buy our Finnish fish from professional Finnish fishermen. They are our valued partners and we have worked with a number of them for three generations. Hätälä supports local fishermen, for instance by offering long-term contracts and assisting with transportation.
Take a look at a day in the life of a Hätälä fisherman.
All our e-mail addresses take the form: firstname.lastname(at)hatala.fi
FI-90410 Oulu, Finland
Tel. +358 5626 000,
Fax +358 5626 060
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