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Valio Opens New €40m Butter Plant in Finland

Valio Opens New €40m Butter Plant in Finland
June 14
09:51 2010

Finnish dairy group Valio has officially opened a new Eur40m butter facility at its plant at Seinajoki. According to Valio, the new 100,000 tons per annum production unit is the most modern of its type in the world.

Built in 1979, the Seinajoki plant produces all of Valio’s butter and spreads and also houses a powder plant. The recent investment programme in state-of-the-art production and packaging lines has raised capacity for butter and spreads as well as increasing the range and volume of other value-added dairy products. Meanwhile, Valio is constructing a new processed cheese plant in Russia.

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