Altia is a leading Nordic alcoholic beverage brand company operating in the wines and spirits markets in the Nordic countries, Estonia and Latvia. We produce, import, market, sell and distribute both own and partner brand beverages. We also have production in Cognac, France. Further, Altia exports alcoholic beverages to approximately 30 countries, most of which are in Europe, Asia and North America. We want to enhance a modern, responsible Nordic drinking culture. Our Net Sales in 2017 were EUR 359.0 million and we employ about 700 professionals.
Our business model is based on offering a strong portfolio of our own brands and a versatile range of international partner brands as well as providing customers with services, which utilize our production, packaging and logistics capacity.
In addition to the production, export and import of alcoholic beverages, our business operations include industrial products and services.
Our head office is located in Helsinki, Finland. We have a distillery in Koskenkorva village in Western Finland, an aquavit distillery in Sundsvall, Sweden, bottling plants in Rajamäki village in South Finland and Tabasalu municipality in Estonia, as well as warehouse facilities and offices in our home markets. We are also a notable cognac house with production and aging cellars in Cognac, France.
Our most significant clients are the Nordic alcohol retail monopolies, international alcoholic beverage companies, alcoholic beverage wholesalers, travel retailers, grocery stores, importers operating in export markets as well as domestic industrial clients.
We export alcoholic beverages to approximately 30 countries, most of which are in Europe, Asia and North America.