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Alumna of the Year 2018 Reetta Kivelä has developed possibly the most hyped food product in the history of Finland. Her path from chemistry student to developer has been long and varied involving laboratory work, being challenged by a friend and a backpack full of oatmeal and oat bran.
Pulled oats developer Reetta Kivelä: “You can’t innovate if you’re not worried about anything” | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

The popular pulled oats innovation is based on long-term research work, an award-winning dissertation and countless trips to China with suitcases full of oat flour. The University of Helsinki’s Alumna of the Year 2018 wants to speak up for equality.