Viking Malt New Malting House Opening Ceremony

The Viking Malt new malting house in Lahti, Finland was officially opened on 23 May 2023. We had about 75 customers, suppliers and other co-operation partners participating at the festive Opening Ceremony. The capacity of the new malting plant is about 85 000 t/a and it replaces the old plant in Lahti. The new plant enables … Read more

WALKABOUT – new Viking Malt series of stories on sustainability

In February, we launched on Linkedin new series of stories called Viking Malt Walkabout. The series invites all our customers, partners and followers to join our sustainability journey, from farm to final product. Through these stories, we explore all that malt can be for a better tomorrow, together with our farmers, partners, and customers. Our … Read more

Sales Team on the road

Our Sales Team has been highly active in the first few months of this year. We have had numerous meetings with customers and have taken part in several events. In March, we attended the Malmö Beer & Whiskey Festival, where we had the opportunity to connect with our Swedish customers. We also visited our distributor … Read more

A-Rating in CDP Supplier Engagement Ranking 2022

Viking Malt has achieved an A-rating in the latest CDP Supplier Engagement Rating for 2022. This is our second A-score, as we also achieved an A- in the CDP for climate change. These ratings confirm our ongoing efforts to engage with our value chain partners to drive positive change, reducing also our Scope 3 emissions. … Read more

Final confirmation from SBTi about joining the initiative

We are happy to announce that Viking Malt has officially joined the Science Based Targets initiative. As of February 2023, we have received final confirmation from SBTi about our participation in this important initiative. By signing up for Science Based Targets in 2022, we have committed to reducing our emissions by 42% by 2030, using … Read more

First barley intake in our new plant in Lahti-Kujala

A historic moment for Viking Malt Oy as we welcomed the first barley intake at our new site in Lahti on Thursday, January 12, 2023. The barley, grown by our contract farmer Kalle Vuori on his farm in Mäntsälä, located just 50 km from Lahti, was transported to our facility by Matti Kalenius Transport. Seeing … Read more

New Senior Sourcing Managers in Viking Malt

Christian Tallskog and Karl Stokes have strengthened our Sourcing Team: Christian was appointed Senior Sourcing Manager at Viking Malt Oy at the beginning of March 2022 and Karl has joined Viking Malt A/S as Senior Sourcing Manager in April 2022.     Christian Tallskog joined us from Avena Nordic Grain Oy, where he has worked … Read more

Viking Malt and Senson at Food Ingredients Europe 2021

Viking Malt and sister company Senson will attend the Food ingredients 2021 event in Frankfurt on 30 November – 2 December. Viking Malt will be exhibiting under its new Sprau® brand. The Sprau® ingredients are germinated faba beans that can be used in many food applications, such as plant-based dairy and meat alternatives. As the … Read more

Jirapha Liangsiri appointed Managing Director and Site Manager of Viking Malt Sweden

Following previous MD Malin Andersson´s promotion to the VP Sales for Viking Malt Group, we are happy to announce the appointment of Jirapha Liangsiri as the MD of Sweden and Site Manager for the Halmstad plant starting January 2022. Jirapha Liangsiri has previously worked as Senior Supply Chain Director for Region North West Europe at … Read more

Viking Malt personnel in Lahti has started the training with Occupational Training Center Salpaus

Viking Malt offers all employees at Lahti Site a possibility to up-date their own professional competence in connection with the Finmalt project. Training package is tailored for Viking Malt’s needs together with the local co-operation partner, Occupational Training Center Salpaus. The participants will get an official partial degree of Process Industry. The  apprenticeship training for Viking Malt personnel has … Read more