Polttimo and Viking Malt Groups appoint Teemu Pohjola as Group CFO

Teemu Pohjola is appointed Group CFO of Polttimo and Viking Malt Groups effective 3rd of November 2020. Previously Teemu Pohjola held the position of the CFO of Huhtamäki Fiber and Foodservice segment leading an international team of Finance professionals driving the business, growth and segments financial strategy and performance since 2017. Prior to that he … Read more

New project on regenerative farming

Viking Malt and The Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG; www.bsag.fi/en) have initiated a project to study regenerative farming in Poland, Lithuania and Finland. Regenerative farming is a set of practices that protect biodiversity and keep our soils fertile also for generations to come. The project is put into action by Ulrika Wikström, a newly graduated … Read more

Viking Malt launches germinated faba bean ingredients

Viking Malt has been an expert in germination since 1897. Now we have reimagined germination for food and launched new faba bean ingredients: germinated split beans and germinated bean flour. The ingredients are launched through a brand called Sprau, which is an entrepreneurial innovation platform within Viking Malt. We have just opened the Sprau website … Read more


This year, for the first time in a couple of years, Viking Malt will not be present at BrauBeviale, one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the beverage industry. It was a difficult decision to make, as for us the visit to Nuremberg was always a major event and a great pleasure at the … Read more

Viking Malt Sourcing Newsletter 2-2020

After a very cold and rainy spring, weather continued being cold and rainy most of June and 1st half July in our Baltic region. This was a situation which at least from my chair was of some concern, would it be a late harvest, would we see fusarium problems, could we have germination issues etc. … Read more

Viking Malt’s Corporate Social Responsibility report 2019 is published

During 2019, we have set a solid ground for our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work, focusing on food safety & product quality, sustainability in the supply chain, site security, work safety, and a culture of high ethical standards. Our CSR journey with its’ targets, activities and KPIs is presented in our newly published CSR report, … Read more


Dear Customers! Coronavirus situation continues to escalate and is impacting the businesses across the world. As far as Viking Malt, we are taking all measures we can to protect our people and our ability to serve our customers;  for the time being  the operations are running smoothly  and we are producing with full capacity. There … Read more

Viking Malt with the award for excellence in sustainability

We are proud to announce that Viking Malt received an award for excellence in sustainability as Best Performer Food&Beverage in fourth edition of the EcoVadis Sustainability Leadership Awards. The award is given to distinguish companies that are leaders in sustainable development and innovation worldwide. EcoVadis selects the best rated companies for the Sustainability Leadership Awards … Read more

Viking Malt wishes a nice Womens’ Day to Everybody!

Happy Women’s day to all incredible women! We wish you a lot of happiness, good health, luck and joy.

Summer Workers for Viking Malt Oy, Lahti Finland

                  Apply for the summer worker’s job through this link before 22.3.2020: https://www.sympahr.net/public/pq.aspx?8264ae89