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Valio Ltd

Valio – Valio Ltd

Valio Ltd is a Finnish dairy and food company owned by dairy farmers through co-operatives. Valio has been globally a forerunner e.g. in lactose-free dairy. Oddlygood® dairy alternatives were launched in 2018 and since 2022, also Gold&Green® meat analogue brand is owned by Valio. We work in B-to-C and B-to-B and export our products to ~60 countries.

R&D: Valio R&D has >100 experts on technology, product development, nutrition, analytics, IP and legislation. We develop yearly over 100 products for launch. We also develop processes for both future dairy and alternative products as well as towards improved resource efficiency and nutrition.

Role in Healthferm

Valio participates in process development of high fibre and high protein gurt and its non-fermented counterpart and to scale those up to pilot scale to produce samples for the intervention trial. Furthermore, we are the leader of the scale-up task.

Team members

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Dr Riitta Partanen
Research manager
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Mika Immonen
Research scientist
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Dr Tuula Tuure
Senior research scientist
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Dr Sari Puputti
Senior research scientist