Certified systems and accredited laboratories

Valio’s way of operating is crystallised in internal procedures and instructions that take into account legislation, standards and customer requirements. We are continuously developing control systems both at the Group and factory level. Certification provides independent third-party confirmation of operational compliance.

System Standard/Requirement Sites/Product categories
ENVIRONMENT ISO 14001:2015 Finnish and Estonian sites
OPERTAIONAL QUALITY ISO 9001:2015 Finnish and Estonian sites
FOOD SAFETY FSSC 22000 Haapavesi, Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Lapinlahti, Oulu, Riihimäki R1, Riihimäki R2, Seinäjoki, Suonenjoki, Tikkurila, Turenki, Vantaa, Äänekoski
BRC Võru (Estonia)
FEED SAFETY GMP+B2 Haapavesi, Lapinlahti, Seinäjoki
GMP+B3 Head office (Helsinki) and warehouses: Haapavesi, Varpaisjärvi, Lapinlahti, Seinäjoki
ACCREDITED LABORATORIES SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17025. Valio Ltd, R&D chemistry and microbiology and the Lapinlahti and Seinäjoki regional laboratories are accredited by FINAS Finnish Accreditation Service, accreditation requirement SFS-EN ISO/IEC 17025. The activities and sites within the scope of the accreditation are provided upon request/are available on the website www.finas.fi
HALAL HAS Certificate for cheeses, powders, butter and baby foods is available upon request
HQAS Võru (Estonia), certificate available upon request
KOSHER Earth Kosher Certificate for powders is available upon request
Triangle K Certificate for powders and butter is available upon request
ORGANIC Finnish Food Authority’s organic production instructions Certificate of Organic Production issued by the Finnish Food Authority is available:
Valio Ltd Helsinki, Juice factory, Joensuu, Jyväskylä, Oulu, Riihimäki, Seinäjoki, Suonenjoki, Turenki, Vantaa

You can find organic certificates issued after 1st January 2022 in the search service of the Traces system. The search service works best using Chrome and Firefox browsers.  The link to search service of the Tracessystem is here.


Planned and carefully controlled production and the strong competence of our personnel enable the safe and high-quality production of our products. Our food safety and quality control systems are verified by a third party.

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