In Finland, Valio is known for its high quality consumer products as well as dairy technology innovations such as blockbusting lactose-free product line Valio Eila®. Now Valio brings these goods to consumer markets abroad.
In 2015, Valio’s share of Finland’s dairy product exports was around 97 %, and 29 % of Finland’s food exports. As the country’s largest food exporter, we sell products to more than 60 countries.
- We believe in global demand for our innovations. Thanks to our 110 years of solid footing in dairy business and vast innovative product portfolio, we are a great partner for retail operators looking to grow their dairy category, says Paavo Salminen, Export Director of Valio.
Our capacity to listen to the consumer needs and address emerging health&wellness trends across the markets sets us apart. Valio is currently looking to establish further winning partnerships in new markets.
- We can create value to the retail partners by finding the products most relevant to their markets. We are constantly looking for operators who see the value in high-quality products.
- The awareness of benefit platforms such as lactose free, probiotics, sugar reduction and salt reduction has been steadily increasing. Valio has pioneering innovations on all these fields and as always without compromise on taste, Salminen explains.
Valio’s 110 years of export experience, strong research and innovation portfolio presents a solid competitive advantage for the company. Our efficient supply chain and competent export staff are instrumental to our success in the global marketplace.
- In addition to our recent launch of the sodium reduced Valio ValSa® cheese and spread line, we also have some amazing innovations in the pipeline. Watch this space, as we are sure to amaze you with more groundbreaking dairy in the near future, Salminen concludes.