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.