What is Flavoria®?

Flavoria® is the University of Turku’s multidisciplinary research platform for producing new scientific knowledge and consumer understanding

Restaurant & caféLiving LabResearch & development laboratory
Restaurant & café for ca. 1000 daily users.Using new technology.

Restaurant & café

Restaurant & café for ca. 1000 daily users.

Living Lab

Research & development laboratory

Using new technology.

What does Flavoria® offer for scientific research?

Flavoria® research restaurant includes three research environments. At the lunch restaurant and café, one can monitor costumers’ food choices, measure the amount of bio-waste produced and observe eating experiences of each customer. Alongside the restaurant there is a separate research lab, Aistikattila®, which is a systematic research, design, and test laboratory for multisensory experience. Read More.

Research environments of Flavoria:

Lunch restaurant

Café and Snack shelf

What does Flavoria® offer for customers?

Flavoria offers its customers an inspiring lunch restaurant and café. Flavoria’s customers can participate in the development of future’s food and contribute to creating new valuable knowledge in food choices and eating experiences for scientific and business development.

Flavoria’s customers can register as My Flavoria® users and participate in research activities through the mobile application. With the help of  My Flavoria® application users can monitor what they eat, how much waste they leave behind, view the nutritional value of the whole lunch and earn discount coupons. Currently, the app is available only in Finnish at Google Play store and App Store.

What does Flavoria® offer for companies?

In Flavoria®, we can study consumers’ behavior and choices in an everyday setting. The subject of research can be a new food or beverage product, a new food ingredient, packaging, concepts, different kinds of sensation elements or digital services. New monitoring and measuring technologies for studying human experiences, movements and behavior are being developed continuously. Flavoria® is an ideal place for companies to test and validate also these kinds of new tools and technologies. Read more