Why choose Valio?

Valio as a trusted partner to support your business

Standard or customized solutions created according to your market needs.

Valio is a leading Finnish food company offering pure natural dairy ingredients for the food and nutrition industry. We serve customers globally with solutions to all age groups from babies to elderly people. With net sales of EUR 2.2 billion and 4,230 employees globally, we are the nation’s largest food exporter with a notable presence in the international dairy ingredients market, where our products are found in 50 countries across the globe. Finland’s renowned nature is an integral part of our values, and our dairy products are sourced from some of the purest milk in the world.

We champion science -based research with our product development following in the footsteps of our foremost scientist, Nobel Prize laureate A. I. Virtanen. We have acquired over 300 patents in 50 countries, and aim to continue as the most innovative dairy and food company in the world.

  • Sustainable milk production and animal welfare

    Our own family farmers are all committed to animal welfare by caring the happiest and healthiest cows and respecting the nature—our home. The purest milk in the EU is possible by committing to sustainable and traceable production with transparent sourcing all the way to the farms. The clean Arctic environment combined with strict quality control—and Finnish Sisu—means that our milk is one of the cleanest milk in the world.

    Animal welfare
  • Innovation backed by science-based R&D

    With over 100 years of innovation, Valio is a recognized pioneer in nutrient-based products and ingredients internationally. Our research has led to exclusive concepts such as Valio Eila® lactose free, Valio PROfeel® protein enriched, and oat-based Valio Oddlygood® products. We help the modern food industry to meet the market demand of natural, healthy and tasty food, as well the business, profitability, and sustainability objectives.

    Innovations and R&D
  • Food safety and quality management

    The quality, traceability and safety of our products is based on quality management system covering the whole supply and manufacturing chain from raw materials to end products. All our ingredients are derived from the antibiotic-free milk of healthy cows raised on non-GMO and soy-free feed. Our products can be traced back to an individual farm to ensure the high quality and safety of our dairy ingredients.

    Quality and safety
  • Sustainable and transparent supply chain

    The most important areas of responsible sourcing at Valio include food safety, supply chain transparency, as well as social and environmental responsibility. We verify the quality, safety, and origin of the raw materials, the compliance of packaging, and require our suppliers and subcontractors to commit to our responsible way of operating.

    Traceable milk
  • Valio Food Solutions – Capabilities as a supplier

    As a trusted supplier of dairy ingredients for the food and beverage industry, Valio offers ready or tailored solutions, recipe and application design and sustainable supply chain. Whether your objective is to provide high protein, reduce sugar or sodium levels, be Kosher or Halal certified, or meet the latest food trends of gut-friendly food, we have the products, solutions, and expertise to achieve these. We deliver what we promise.

    Business opportunities
  • Frontrunner in sustainability

    Valio has been chosen the most sustainable brand in Finland eighth years in the row. At Valio, we believe sustainability requires concrete action that starts at the dairy farm and ends at the dinner table. As a part of our commitment to the environment, we aim to reduce the climate impact of milk by 2035 by changing how we function. From healthy nutritious innovations to the way we produce milk, each aspect will be executed in line with our goal-oriented sustainability program.

    Sustainability promise

The Valio 2022 Sustainability Report has been published

Responsibility for the environment, the economy, people and society are embedded in everything we do. At Valio, responsibility plays a key role in our work at different stages of food production.

Sustainable Valio

Customer cases

Explore our inspiring customer success stories and real-life business cases, ranging from developing a new concept for seniors with Maeil Dairies in South Korea to creating a lactose free chocolate bar with Brunberg Oy, Finland’s oldest confectionary. At Valio, it is our pleasure to share our expertise from 115 years of dairy innovation with our customers and help their food business thrive.


Carbon-neutral dairy by 2035

We aim to go beyond reducing milk’s carbon footprint. Our goal is to help mitigate climate change and offer food manufacturers sustainably produced ingredients by reaching carbon neutrality by 2035.

Towards net zero
  • Video: Fresh Finnish thinking

    We create sustainable wellbeing and help food and beverage manufacturers with our innovative business solutions and ingredients.

we are here to help

Sales team

Our international sales team provides more information on our ingredients and solutions.

sales team

Contact us?

Questions or other inquiries? Send a message to our team of professionals.

contact us

Follow us in LinkedIn

Follow us on LinkedIn for the latest updates and topics.


Subscribe newsletter

Receive current news, trends, and articles on the food industry directly to your inbox.