LAHTI, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After getting clearance by all relevant competition authorities Viking
Malt were able to finalized its purchase of Danish Malting Group from
Carlsberg on 11th of May. The malting companies in Poland and
Denmark will continue under the name Viking Malt from this date onwards.
“We are happy to finally get this transaction closed and to start
preparing future joint operations, which will further strengthen our
capability to better serve our customers worldwide”, says Antti Orkola,
Managing Director of Viking Malt Group. The company will now have two
malting plants in Poland and one malting plant in Denmark, Finland,
Sweden and Lithuania each. The total malting capacity of Viking Malt
will be 600.000 t/a. It is also noteworthy that Viking Malt is now a
leading producer of roasted malts globally.
“Our renewed company will have full portfolio of solutions for brewers
and distillers – from craft brewers and distillers to big industrial
beverage companies. Our offering will be supported by strong competence
of malting and brewing we have among our people – now in five
countries”, says Orkola.
Antti Orkola, Managing Director, Viking Malt
+358 400 412413