Valio’s high-quality industrial dairy food ingredients are made from fresh Finnish milk, pure and clean. The pristine Arctic environment, combined with strict quality control, means that our raw material – Finnish milk – statistically shown to be among the cleanest in the EU. The use of genetically modified (GMO*) feed is not permitted in Valio. Milk contains no antibiotic residue.
Our modern and market-proven technologies help you reduce sugar, manufacture protein-rich dairy products, improve nutritional values and start the production of lactose free dairy products of unparalleled high quality. Valio’s staff has extensive experience in dairy foods processing, and the company has over 300 patented solutions for dairy food processors. Our operations and products conform to or exceed international and regional food standards, regulations and nutritional recommendations.
*ref Reg. (EC) No 1829/2003 and No 1830/2003
Lactose free dairy foods are gut-friendly foods
You can help ease gastrointestinal discomfort by reducing the lactose content in your food products. Valio Eila® lactose free milk powders help you do just that because they contain less than 0.1% lactose. Make your products gut-friendly and easy to digest with Valio’s functional ingredients and patented food solutions:
Global demand for lactose free and gut-friendly products has increased significantly during the last few years
Valio has over 300 patented solutions for dairy food processors and years of experience in lactose free products, processes and marketing. Our experienced staff help you design the recipes and the processes to create lactose free products. With our help and expertise, you can:
Produce high-protein dairy products with excellent texture and taste!
We help you design the recipes and the processes to efficiently and accurately produce optimal composition for high-protein dairy goods. High-protein dairy goods are challenging to manufacture because of the undesirable taste of protein and graininess. We have solved this problem, and by using Valio Eila® lactose free milk powder you can produce:
With the right natural ingredients, you can reduce sugar levels without using artificial sweeteners.
Sugar makes flavoured dairy drinks and spoonable products taste sweet. The total sugar level in dairy products is the sum of added sugar and lactose. We help you design the recipes and the processes to reduce your products’ sugar content without compromising their taste or other properties. To do this, you can:
VALIO EILA® milk powders include a broad range of lactose reduced products. Great taste and properties for food industry applications.
Valio whey powders are produced from the highest quality – fresh whey from our own cheese plants. Powders are fully traceable to origin.
Valio has long experience in manufacturing milk powders, always using responsibly sourced milk from our own dairy farmers in Finland.
Valio base powders for baby foods are manufactured from Valio’s own fresh milk and whey in a new state-of-the-art facility.
Award winning Valio butter is produced to match the current trends - natural purity, craftsmanship, provenance and high quality ingredients.
Valio cheeses are made of the best natural ingredients and dedication to flavour and quality.
The manufacture of fruit and berry fillings, marmalades and jams takes place at Valio’s large, specialised facility at Suonenjoki, Finland.
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The great thing about high-quality lactose free food ingredients is that they not only make food products lactose free. They also provide other functionalities to create even tastier food products that are interesting for a variety of consumer segments. The business opportunities of lactose free are still fairly unknown. To dispel the mystery, I address some of the most common misconceptions about lactose free in this blog.Read more ›
Consumers are increasingly aware of E numbers and food additives. Also the health and wellness trend and sugar taxes challenge the food industry to reduce sugar, salt and fat. Valio’s natural ingredients enable all this while preserving the delicious taste of baked goods.
Consumer base for sport nutrition is expanding rapidly form athletes to all consumers with active lifestyles. There is a significant opportunity to develop sport nutrition products to the wide consumers base of every day sporty people.
Health-conscious consumers demand a combination of indulgence and healthiness from confectionery and chocolate products. Valio’s patented technology and GMO-free ingredients allow reduced sugar and increased protein products to be made with superior taste and texture.
Active older adults are foodies with huge potential for consumer segment specified products. Target for healthy ageing is clear, but there are very diversified needs and motives guiding the food choices and preferences. This gives significant potential to develop special nutrition products to meet the evolving needs of elderly.
Rising demand for products that suit consumers’ free from or health and wellness agendas are the market drivers also in dairy. Consumers prefer products with better nutritional values like higher protein or reduced sugar. At the same time lactose free trend is growing.
Baby foods must meet the existing regulations and the local nutritional recommendation for healthy development. We have solution for help you with balanced nutrition. Efficient and accurate recipe design and calculation to produce optimal composition for your needs.
Global demand for lactose free products has increased significantly during the last few years. We have solutions to help you in production of lactose free products.
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