Polttimo Group – food and beverage industry specialists

Polttimo Group is an international group of companies, specializing in manufacturing raw materials and ingredients for the food and beverage industry around the world. Our main products are malt for brewing and cereal based ingredients.

Distinctive cerealS
come from THE North

Polttimo was founded 1883 in Lahti, Finland. Since then, our raw materials have come from the pure fields of Northern Europe, where unique cultivation circumstances make grains truly distinctive.

Creating innovative grain-based solutions

Our group consists of Viking Malt Oy, the leading malting company in Northern Europe, and Senson Oy, manufacturing grain extracts and enzymes and other innovative ingredients.

135 years of success and continuity

Our success is based on the desire to be a trendsetter, a will to innovate, and an ability to create lasting and profitable customer relationships. Even today, the group underlines the founders’ key to success:

“Our production methods and units must always represent state-of-the-art technology. Only this way we gain the trust of our clients, and maintain our competitive position.”

– Ferdinand and Anders Enok Frigren, strategy in 1921 –

TASTE OUR QUALITY, SENSE OUR KNOW-HOW

Modern technology

State-of-the-art production technology keeps us at the top of the competition.

Expertize

The best maltsters in the world know their craft, with or without the help of technology.

Reliability

We take pride in our on-time deliveries.

GROUP COMPANIES

VIKING MALT – DISCOVERING
THE WORLD OF MALT

Viking Malt is the world’s leading malting company of special malts. The company aims to help devoted brewers around the globe to make beers that people tell stories about.

pilsner malt  |  special malts  |  pot still malt  |  enzyme malt

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SENSON – INSPIRING INGREDIENTS

Senson offers a wide range of quality ingredients and innovative solutions to improve the sensory quality, nutritional profile and production efficiency of the customer’s end products.

malt extracts and flours  |  active malt extracts  |  gluten free and organic extracts  |  beverage bases  |  malt extracts for colouring  |  flavours  |  lactase  |  beta-amylase

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Group provides solutions

BREWERIES

Our malts are shipped to over 65 countries to brewers both big and small. All the big brewing groups in the world are our customers, our annual production capacity is 600 000 tons.

DISTILLERIES

Our selection offers malts for whiskey distilling. The leading distilleries in the world rely on our malt quality, while we constantly develop our products at our in-house R&D Center.

BAKERIES

Our wide range of cereal- and other ingredients add value to our clients. For example, our high-quality bakery enzymes and emulsifiers optimize the structure and storage stability of bread.

FOOD INDUSTRY

Our solutions and products can also be used to add appeal and taste of numerous products in the beverage, dairy, confectionery, convenience food and snack industries.

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