Frequently asked questions
Product development is one of our key areas of expertise and part of our service concept.
Most of the time Maustaja acquires the materials. In some cases the customer personally takes care of certain materials, e.g. ordering and delivering labels or tubes to Maustaja.
Customers are welcome to come and follow production, and visits can be agreed on separately.
At the moment, trends include vegetarian, pure flavours, responsible food and On-the-go packaging.
Maustaja has BRC and FSSC 22000 certificates.
Each recipe is specific to a customer or product, and the same recipe shall not be used for the products of other customers.
A non-disclosure agreement is a familiar practice, and upon agreement, an NDA can be concluded.
You can check the different packaging options under packaging, in addition to which we are happy to map case-specific options according to your needs.
The order-to-delivery time is product-specific and shall be determined by agreement at the beginning of cooperation. The most common delivery times are 3-4 weeks from ordering.
The plant is located in Pyhäntä, in the industrial area of Leiviskänkangas along road 88, there are signposts to guide you here from the main road. Further instructions can be provided by calling the host of your visit, and if necessary, we can meet you at the airport and take you back to the same location at the end of your visit.
Upon agreement, we can arrange to meet almost anywhere. Our sales office is located in Tampere, and our plants and other operations are located in Pyhäntä.
Cooperation is always started with mapping the situation and objectives with our sales contacts, after which we can progress to the product development stage and from there to the production of the product. Time-wise, each project is different.
The minimum batch is based on production and packaging lines. The normal minimum one-off batches for bottle and jar products are 3,000 kg and for small packaging 1,000-2,000 kg.
The product groups that Maustaja currently manufactures can be found in the Products section. We are also open to new product groups, if they are suitable for us to produce in terms of their properties.