When ranked by net sales Valio is the largest food product and dairy company in Finland. Valio manages some 80 per cent of the country's entire dairy milk volume. The Valio Group comprises the parent company Valio Oy and its subsidiaries in Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Belgium and the United States. Valio Group employed 4,028 people at the end of 2004. 3,497 of them worked for the parent company. Valio Group net sales for the same year amounted to more than 1.6 billion euros, of which international operations (export from Finland and foreign subsidiaries) account for one third.
Date: 30 elokuuta, 2005