Our StoryBread Since 1983

Porokylä Bakery is a family-owned business with roots deeply embedded in North Karelia in Eastern Finland. Our main products include rye bread and gluten-free bakery products. Our bakeries are in North Karelia, in the cities of Nurmes and Lieksa. Gluten-free products are produced at our gluten-free site Kevätniemi in Lieksa. We employ 180 people, and our turnover in 2023 was 25 million euros. 

Our gluten-free products bring good energy to the daily table and an active lifestyle without the discomfort caused by gluten and wheat. 

Made responsibly – together. Our international FSSC 22000 food safety certificate is a management system with a focus on food industry. We are also holding a gluten free certification (AOESC) at our gluten-free site.


Our Mission 

We bake experiences. 

Finnish bread is more than food for us. It’s a national treasure shaped by the timeless gifts of nature and the generations that came before us. From there we extract flavours that suits our time. By maintaining traditions and creating new, we surround Finnish bread with novel, captivating, and inspiring experiences. 

Our Vision 

The most esteemed bread in Finland. 

To us, the value of bread arises from the uncompromising way it’s made, with craftsmanship, respect for natural ingredients, and flavourful experiences. This value is something we want to convey to our customers. Our goal is to be the most esteemed and renowned producer of rye bread in Finland, chosen from the shelf when only the best will suffice.  

We cherish old traditions but also create new ones. In gluten-free bakery products, we strive to be the innovator for the entire product category and well-being mindset, baking bread that suits many. 

Our Products 

Discover a delightful array of bread and pastries crafted with care at Porokylä Bakery. From our signature sourdough bread to decadent cinnamon rolls, each item is made with precision and love. We take pride in sourcing our ingredients from local farmers and producers, ensuring freshness, and supporting our community. 

Check: Our product catalog

Visit Us 

Located in the picturesque town of Nurmes, our bakery welcomes visitors to experience the warmth and aroma of freshly baked goods. Whether you’re stopping by for a loaf of bread or to indulge in a sweet treat, our friendly staff is here to make your visit memorable.