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Valio to replace BRC certificates with ISO 22000

Industry news, News  •  14 April 2011  •  Valio

Valio’s four BRC certified production plants will switch to the ISO 22000 standard and its applicable technical specifications once the BRC certificates expire…

Valio Group Executive Board member Veijo Meriläinen to retire in June

Industry news, News  •  24 January 2011  •  Valio

Long-time Valio executive Veijo Meriläinen, M.Sc. (Agriculture and Forestry), eMBA, will take retirement on 30th June 2011 after 33 years of service…

Insights from Finland’s top dairy

Issue 3 2006, Past issues  •  11 August 2006  •  Tanja Virtanen-Leppä, Packaging Development Manager at Valio Ltd

With the multitude of products on today’s supermarket shelves, there is increasing pressure among manufacturers to set themselves apart in the eyes of the consumer. Packaging has the crucial task of making that all-important first impression, which can mean the difference between a sale or not. It must be attractive and succinctly convey the product’s message; as well as provide the necessary hygiene and safety functions whilst being easy to operate. But how does a food producer achieve the ideal packaging for its products? New Food spoke with Tanja Virtanen-Leppä, Packaging Development Manager at Valio Ltd to find out their packaging requirements and how they manage the task.

Inspiring dairy technology

Issue 2 2006, Past issues  •  23 May 2006  •  Mr Ollie Tossavainen, Research Manager, Valio Ltd, Finland

In April 2006 Valio won a Gold European FoodTec Award at Anuga Foodtec for their lactose-free milk technology, used to process such products as Valio Lactose free milk drink, Emmi Lactose free milk drink and Kaiku Lactose free milk drink.The technology completely eliminates lactose from milk without affecting the taste – with the added bonus of fewer calories – thus benefiting consumers with lactose-intolerance. New Food spoke with Mr Olli Tossavainen, Research Manager at Valio, to find out more.


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