Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Finland 2015
Chili, Tomatoes and Herbs

ISSUE DATE: 6 November 2015
 STAMP DESIGN: Ossi Hiekkala

Vegetables of the Year featured on a roll of stamps
Release of the final instalment of illustrator Ossi Hiekkala’s series of rolls of stamps entitled Products of the Garden. The stamps feature chili peppers, tomatoes and herbs, which were selected as Vegetable of the Year between 2012 and 2014.
The chili peppers depicted on the stamps include the orange Habanero, Heatwave, Joe’s Long, Jamaican Bell, Jalastar and Summer Heat. The tomatoes on the stamps include beefsteak tomato, cherry tomato and organic tomato. Herbs are represented by basil, salvia and cilantro.

Stamp images and description thanks to Posti