ARLA FOODS POVL KROGSGAARD ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AND WILL BE REPLACED BY SAMI NAFFAKH FROM THE ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES
Press Releases • Sep 11, 2017 11:02 CEST
Vice CEO, Executive Board Member and Head of Supply Chain, Povl Krogsgaard is retiring after 30 years with Arla. Krogsgaard will retire on 31 December 2017 and be replaced by Sami Naffakh, who has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Supply Chain. Naffakh joins from The Estée Lauder Companies, where he is Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain – Europe, Middle East and Africa
Press Releases • Aug 30, 2017 09:00 CEST
Arla is adding another market to its Sub-Saharan Africa business region by establishing a new sales and packaging facility in Ghana. The new subsidiary will begin selling Arla’s branded dairy products in Ghana from September 2017 in response to growing demand for nutritious dairy products.
Press Releases • Aug 25, 2017 09:00 CEST
Arla’s revenue is up by three per cent and the performance price is up by 19 per cent in the first half of 2017 due to increased sales prices and continually growing branded sales. Arla expects to achieve its full-year targets for profits and strategic branded growth – along with further improvements in the performance price and a full-year Group revenue increase of nearly EUR 1 billion.
Press Releases • Jun 30, 2017 11:00 CEST
After thorough analysis, Arla has decided to move production of white mould cheese to Troldhede Dairy in Denmark to increase efficiencies and to make the site more environmentally sustainable. This means that Lillebælt Dairy, also in Denmark, will close – though not before the beginning of 2019.
Press Releases • Jun 20, 2017 15:38 CEST
On June 15th a U.S. District Court in Green Bay, Wis. granted pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s request to halt the continuation of dairy co-operative Arla Foods’ advertising related to the use of the synthetic growth hormone rBST.
Press Releases • May 23, 2017 15:00 CEST
The election to Arla Foods amba’s Board of Directors 2017-2019 has today been confirmed. This took place at the Board of Representatives’ meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Press Releases • May 15, 2017 09:00 CEST
The trends, technologies and products that will shape the worldwide dairy category in the future will be created hand-in-hand with chefs, scientists, consumers and customers at Arla Foods’ new state-of-the-art global innovation center, built in the heart of one of the world’s fastest growing food clusters in Aarhus, Denmark.
Press Releases • Apr 07, 2017 10:00 CEST
Arla aims to be among the world’s leading dairy companies within the child nutrition category. In order to strengthen its infant milk formula production and continually set new quality standards in the category, Arla is now investing 12 million euro in an upgrade of its AKAFA site in Northern Denmark.
Press Releases • Mar 01, 2017 18:30 CET
Arla’s Board of Representatives has decided to distribute a total of EUR 124 million to the farmer-owners as the annual supplementary payment, also known as the 13th payment. On average, that amounts to one eurocent per kilo of milk supplied by each farmer.
Press Releases • Feb 22, 2017 09:00 CET
Arla delivered a solid business performance throughout 2016 and made a strong start to the delivery of its strategy, Good Growth 2020, despite highly volatile milk markets. While revenue declined due to the global price environment, Arla continued to improve the quality of its sales by moving more milk from bulk to brands, and Arla’s net profit grew 20.7 per cent to EUR 356 million.
Press Releases • Jan 31, 2017 09:00 CET
In 2017 Arla expects to invest 335 million euro in its production sites around the world to support its Strategy 2020 by moving more milk from bulk into branded retail sales and foodservice. The investment is nearly a 50 per cent increase compared to last year's plan and one of the highest ever single-year supply chain investment forecasts in company history.
Press Releases • Jan 19, 2017 08:15 CET
Arla is teaming up with a number of partners to launch the ‘Food Reform for Sustainability and Health’ (FReSH) programme. It aims to define guidelines on sustainable diets, redefine food production, reshape food consumption and evaluate a sustainable footprint for food transport.
Press Releases • Sep 15, 2016 10:00 CEST
Head of Arla’s South East Asian business, Patrik Hansson, is to return to Sweden as the new head of Arla’s Swedish business from 1 November. He will take over from Henri de Sauvage who announced he is leaving Arla to pursue external opportunities.
Press Releases • Aug 30, 2016 10:51 CEST
A sparkling milk & fruit drink, a milk & tea drink and an energy drink rich in protein are all part of Arla’s new ambition to triple its business outside standard white milk in the global beverage market. Arla wants to challenge soft drinks with healthier milk-based alternatives.
Press Releases • Aug 26, 2016 09:00 CEST
At a time when dairy companies have struggled with the continued European oversupply of milk, Arla has strengthened the quality and profitability of its business. Arla’s strategic branded sales grew 6.1 per cent in the first half of 2016, although decreasing market prices in Europe negatively affected Group revenue. The outlook for the second half of 2016 is positive.
Press Releases • Jun 08, 2016 14:43 CEST
Today Arla has opened a brand new state-of-art distribution terminal with a combined 10,000 m² warehouse with cooling areas and office buildings in Heidenau near Hamburg. The new facility will service the northern and eastern regions of Germany with Arla products.
Press Releases • May 19, 2016 10:00 CEST
Arla Foods amba (‘Arla’) today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its juice subsidiary Rynkeby Foods A/S (‘Rynkeby’) to German-based Eckes-Granini Group GmbH (‘Eckes-Granini’), the leading producer of branded fruit-based beverages in Europe.