Bulletin for suppliers: Specified instructions for delivering tasting samples from 1 February 2021

Suppliers can send products for tasting to Product category team if agreed in advance.

Instructions specified. Due to the coronavirus situation it has not been possible to hold supplier meetings and taste products in fairs, producer meetings, and tasting events. Therefore, tasting samples of the products can be sent to Alko's product group team with the following instructions, if necessary:

  • This instruction is valid from 1 February 2021 for now.
  • For suppliers / offerors it is possible to send a maximum of 6 tasting samples / Alko's Product Manager or Category Manager per quarter.
  • The delivery of products must always be agreed on a case-by-case basis with Alko's respective Product Manager or Category Manage. In the same context the added value for customers in relation to the existing selection must be explained.
  • Tasting samples are delivered as one shipment with the name of the receiving Product Manager or Category Manager to the address Arkadiankatu 2, 00100 HELSINKI, FINLAND (6th floor).
  • Products are tasted and disposed in Alko’s headquarter in Arkadia, Helsinki.

Alko Product category team’s contact information and divisions of responsibilities are available on the contact information page.