Our Brands

SSP has more than 550 brands in its portfolio, which means we can respond to the specific needs of passengers as they travel around the world. We make sure that each brand is ideally suited to each location. The food is local, the design is tailored.

SSP Finland operates well-known international brands such as Starbucks and Ajisen Ramen SSP’s own international brands such as Upper Crust and the company’s own customized concepts such as Oak Barrel, Asian Kitchen and Moomin Coffee.


Founded in 1968 in Kumamoto, Japan, Ajisen Ramen specialises in offering delicious home-style Japanese noodle dishes and quick and friendly service. Its extensive range of signature dishes includes its famous tonkotsu soup (pork broth), which is carefully slow cooked to draw out the authentic flavour.

Through its partnership with SSP, the brand has increased its international presence at some of the world’s busiest travel sites. Ajisen Ramen at Helsinki Airport is the chain’s second restaurant in Europe and the first in Northern Europe.


Upper Crust has been serving freshly-baked baguettes to customers since 1986 with the opening of its first site at Waterloo Station. Since then, the brand has grown to more than 100 stores operating in more than 15 countries, demonstrating its universal appeal among customers around the world.

The premium product range, from the famous hand-filled baguettes, flatbreads and sandwiches to delicious pastries and muffins, is specifically tailored to travellers looking to eat and drink on the go. The brand also offers handcrafted coffee made by expert baristas. Upper Crust is SSP’s own brand. Finland’s first Upper Crust can be found from Helsinki Airport.


Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality Arabica coffee. Today, with 30,000 retail stores in 80 countries, Starbucks is the premier roaster and retailer of speciality coffee in the world.

SSP and Starbucks joined forces in 2008 and the partnership has continued to go from strength-to-strength, with SSP now operating Starbucks outlets at key travel locations across Europe. These outlets offer passengers the same high standards of service, choice and quality of product they would expect to find at a high street Starbucks store. SSP Finland operates three Starbucks stores in Finland.


SSP Finland’s own brand, Oak Barrel Irish Pub is legendary among Helsinki aiport’s passengers – many holidays start there. The Oak Barrel is one of the keystones of Helsinki Airport’s restaurant selection and it has a wide and active fan-base on social media. The Oak Barrel Irish Pub has an eclectic and varied selection of beers including seasonal beer from Finnish craft breweries. In addition to the extensive beer offering, the Oak Barrel Irish Pub offers a wide range of fine and mature whiskeys and other carefully selected drinks. Oak’s traditional pub food is made from first-class ingredients.


Moomin Coffee is the world’s first Moomin branded café at an airport. The café is inspired by the Finnish fictional character Moomin, which is popular around the world. The cafe with its amazing colours and Moomin decorations is like a slice of Moominvalley right at the airport.

The diverse and delicious offering of Moomin Coffee will take customers’ imagination on an indulgent journey. The café offers special Moomin sandwiches especially for kids, Moominmamma’s lovely pancakes and the sweetest ice cream portions. Moomin Coffee is SSP Finland’s own brand.