Mettä Nettle Leaf
Nettle leaf crush is delicious, nutrient rich, versatile addition to cooking that can be used much like spinach. Nettle growing in the Nordics is particularly rich in nutrients as it grows from the cleanest soil in the world gathering its strength from the midnight sun. Our nettle leaf soaked, is perfect in pies, pestos, stews and soups and as as such it can be used in smoothies, as a seasoning or herbal tea.
Nettle contains vitamins, minerals, flavonoids and chlorophyll. The taste of nettle is rich with flavour and it brings exciting tones to cooking and seasoning, similar to many other Finnish native herbs and vegetables.
We use packages that are as environmentally friendly as possible. Our pouches are 100 % compostable.
Wild herbs from the pure Finnish nature
Finnish nature is the home to some of the world’s most purest and tasties wild herbs. Wild herbs are foraged in the spring or early summer when the herbs are still fresh and their nutrient content is at their highest. Some of the most popular, exciting and unique wild herbs found in the Finnish nature include birch leaves, nettle, roseroot, dandelion, yarrow and spruce sprout. Wild herbs are full of taste and healthy nutrients which is why they are perfect for seasoning all kinds of dishes. They can also be used to brew delicious herbal tea.
Treasures of the Finnish forests
Finland is one of the world’s most forest-rich countries with over 80 % of our land area covered in forests. Anyone can also enjoy the wonderful benefits that these forests offer: our everyman’s rights guarantee that anyone can roam freely in nature and enjoy nature’s givings regardless of who owns the land. The Finnish forests are the home of some of the purest and the most nutritious natural foods in the world. Our forests are full of berries, mushrooms and wild herbs that grow from the cleanest soil and are fed by the purest water and air. The harsh winters yet light summers make the plants grow particularly rich in nutrients.