History of Valio Eesti

1905 – Valio OY founded in Finland
1968 – Võru Piimatoodete Kombinaat founded
1992 – dairy industry Tapila AS, which is the predecessor of Valio Eesti, founded in Laeva
1993 – Valio entered the Lithuanian market
1996 – launch of the most loved Estonian dairy brand Alma
1999 – Valio Gefilus kefir, the first dairy product enriched with LGG® lactic acid bacteria reaches Estonian consumers
2002 – Valio entered the Latvian market
2002 – the first batch of Valio Forte cheese sent from Võru to mature in Italy
2006 – joint company Valio Baltic AS founded on the basis of AS Valio Eesti and AS Võru Juust
2007 – Valio brought lactose-free milk to the Estonian market
2008 – Valio Forte cheese was on the official menu of the Beijing Olympic Games
2008 – Valio launched the first Kuninga Gouda cheeses, which are made in Estonia
2009 – Valio brand updated alongside the Valio Alma brand
2009 – 10% less plastic used to make the new Valio Eesti tubs, allowing the company to save approximately 13 tons of plastic packaging a year.