The only dedicated Barley Starch producer in the world
Altia Barley Starch is produced from pure Finnish non-GMO cultivated barley. For guaranteed high quality and reliable product, customized barley varieties have been developed in co-operation with the plant research organizations. Sustainable barley grain sourcing with full traceability back to harvesting farms ensures utmost quality. Barley Starch contains no preservatives nor additives.
We are a member of Starch Europe association.
Barley Starch is produced in Finland at Altia Koskenkorva plant which is the only 100% dedicated barley alcohol & starch producer in the world since 1987. The unique, integrated starch-ethanol process provides high purity and extra ordinary uniform quality. Large particle size A-starch is used in barley starch manufacturing, while the small particle B-variety is fermented as ethanol. This ensures high quality starch utilizing barley cost efficiently taking environment into account.
Barley Starch as unique ingredient offers you great opportunities for product differentiation. Beverage & Food today are matter of differentiation from commodities with natural ingredients. Barley Starch provides four unique properties: Raw material is barley, 100% natural products, superior quality and the origin is Finnish. These will bring you a competing edge in differentiation at highly competed beverage & food market with prospects for new products & innovations.