Valio manufactures several dairy products, including cheese, produced in the Võru Cheese Plant. Valio’s product range includes everyday, but also functional dairy products based on scientific research and new production methods of the Valio international group. Valio manages different brands operating in the same field.
Alma local products made from pure milk are produced with a lot of love. Cows that give milk to Alma enjoy care and Alma workers who turn milk into delicious products work with great dedication, wishing to offer you taste experiences that make your day special.
Pure milk, pure thoughts for a fulfilling life!
Valio Gefilus dairy products contain the most studied lactic acid bacteria Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, which promotes intestinal microflora, and the sunshine vitamin D essential for northerners that together with the LGG lactic acid bacteria contributes to the normal function of the immune system. All lactose intolerant people will be happy to know that Valio Gefilus yoghurts are also lactose-free.
Valio PROfeel is a brand for conscious eaters (incl. athletes) who are looking for healthy ingredients that are rich in protein but contain few carbohydrates for their table. The protein content in Valio PROfeel products falls in the range 18.4–21.6 g per product, which is ideally suited for a physically active person. Physical activity includes all kinds of activity that is more active than normal – jogging, aerobics, dancing, strength training, speed walking, cycling, etc. Valio PROfeel products nourish your muscles, helping you keep your muscles functional and reducing fatigue and risk of injuries. Valio PROfeel protein quark creams and yoghurts have been developed in cooperation with the 18-time Estonian Bodybuilding and Fitness Champion Ott Kiivikas, ensuring that the nutritional value of products complies with the needs of physically active people.
Atleet is one of the most beloved cheese brands in Estonia, the recipe of which has remained unchanged ever since it was first created. The author of the recipe dating back more than 30 years is Valve Kelp, technologist at the Võru cheese plant, who was awarded the bronze medal at the Moscow exhibition of people’s economic achievements in 1984 for developing Atleet cheese and technology. The structure of Atleet cheese is airy and lacy and the quality is premium and reliable as is characteristic of Võru cheesemakers. Atleet cheese range includes cheeses Atleet Originaal, Atleet Light and Atleet Kuldne, plus also Atleet cheese snacks and a range of grated cheeses.
Valio Forte cheeses made from the best Estonian milk are the most popular and the only hard Italian-style cheeses made in Estonia that are produced by Võru cheesemakers and age for 10, 16 or 20 months in the Võru cheese warehouse that has all the necessary conditions and technology for aging hard cheeses in conditions comparable to Italian cheese cellars. And so the cheeses that are a true treat – Valio Forte Classico, Superiore and Speciale – reach the consumers.
Valio Forte Speciale cheese has been awarded the title Best Dairy Product in Estonia 2013 at the competition the Best Foodstuff in Estonia, and it was also named the favourite product of a jury comprising the members of the Estonian Chefs Association.
Valio Royal Gouda
Although Gouda cheese originates in the Netherlands, Valio Gouda is an Estonian product through and through, made from high quality Estonian milk in the Valio Võru Cheese Plant. Valio Royal Gouda cheese range is unique on the Estonian market, as it consists of cheeses with different levels of maturity, starting from the young mild one and ending with the rich, strong-tasting cheese. Valio Royal Gouda is a masterpiece of the art of cheese that turns every meal into something special.
Eesti cheese has always been the most beloved cheese among Estonian consumers. Dense consistency, evenly distributed round holes, delicious aroma, smooth flavour – these are the properties that are the sign of a good quality of a semi-hard cheese.
Lacey Swiss cheese originating in America tastes similar to the Swiss Emmental and has a beautiful lacy structure. The symbiosis of these two properties produces the Lacey Swiss cheese with a wholesome flavour that combines both slight sweetness and light bitterness. The cheese is suitable everywhere: as a snack, on a party table, on a sandwich, in pastries, etc.
Valio Eila dairy products are guaranteed to be 100% lactose-free, aiding digestion and eliminating the problems associated with lactose intolerance. Valio Eila products are suitable for everyone, but are mainly aimed at people who cannot consume lactose found in ordinary dairy products.
Valio Viola spreadable cheese as nice soft and silky texture which makes it an indispensable when making sandwiches or cooking some cream soup. In taste, Viola spreadable processed cheese is mild and fresh, almost melts in mouth. Next to the natural spreadable Viola cheese, there are beloved flavours: smoked chicken, smoked sausage and chanterelle taste with classical herbs.