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Successful collaboration through the barley-to-beer value chain

PBL Brewing Laboratory (Oy Panimolaboratorio - Bryggerilaboratorium Ab) is a company devoted to pre-competitive research and development in malting and brewing sectors.

Today, PBL is owned by one malt-producing company, Polttimo Oy, and four breweries, Oy Hartwall Ab, Oy Sinebrychoff Ab, Olvi Oyj and Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas Oy. If you would be interested in joining PBL´s activities, please contact chair of the board Pia Hortling (pia.hortling@olvi.fi).

PBL is performing research in collaboration with national and international institutes and organizations. For example, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd has been our long-term strategic research partner. If you are interested in research collaboration, please contact Research Coordinator Anneli Ritala (anneli.ritala@vtt.fi).

For further information, please contact Coordinator Tuija Sarlin (tuija.sarlin@vtt.fi).



The activity of PBL Brewing Laboratory continues under the coordination of the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). Panimolaboratorio Powered by Luke is a research, development and innovation activity led by Luke. All companies in the brewing, beverage, food packaging, etc. industries and operators of the related value chains, as well as research institutes and universities, are welcome to be as a member of Panimolaboratorio Powered by Luke.

More information: Lotta Heikkilä (lotta.heikkila@luke.fi)




PBL Brewing Laboratory
P.O. Box 16
FI-02151 Espoo, Finland

Additional information:

Tuija Sarlin
Tel. +358 20 722 7141

Anneli Ritala
Research Co-ordinator
Tel. +358 20 722 4463