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Local food and delicacies


Ice Cream

Minetti brand of local ice cream has existed since 1925. It was founded by Giuseppe Minetti who first brought ice cream to Tampere. Minetti offers the widest and most versatile selection of Italian artisan ice cream.

The advantages of Tampereen jäätelötehdas are genuine and pure ingredients and making use of the different seasons.

Cheese and local food

Herkkujuustola is a combination of Swiss cheese making traditions and pure Finnish ingredients. Located in Sastamala, this cheese factory produces seven different special cheese.

From Ahlmanin tilapuoti you can buy food produced in Ahlman farm as well as homemade meals and handicrafts. All the products are hand-made in small quantities while enshrining traditions.


Teiskon Viini is a producer of wine and liqueur from Tampere. Their selection consists of eight different wines, three sparkling wines and three liqueurs.

Rönnvik winery is one of the biggest and most awarded wineries in Finland and located only one-hour drive away from Tampere. The ingredients for the wines come from their own and neighboring farms and their wine has been selected many times as the winner of Finnish winery competition.


Finnish chocolate is made with a passion, and Tampere is no exception. Chocolate factory Dammenberg is situated in Lempäälä, 17 km from Tampere. They produce more than 800 different articles of chocolate. The factory has its own shop where their sweet products can be bought at a sweet price.

Handmade chocolates by the family-run Suojärven Suklaatila are produced in a hundred-year-old farm in Ylöjärvi. You can also find chocolate, along with other delicacies and souvenir ideas, from the idyllic Tallipiha Stable Yards.


Finns are famous coffee drinkers and the Tampere-based roasting factories create amazing coffee to drink on site or to take home with you. Catch the local taste in coffee shops like Tampereen paahtimo, MokkamestaritPirkanmaan paahtimo and Kahwe Roastery.