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Acquisition of shares in AFISA

Acquisition of shares in AFISA

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2018 09:07 CET

Arla Foods Ingredients has agreed to acquire the shares in Arla Foods Ingredients S.A (AFISA) currently owned by SanCor to support the company’s ambition for market growth in South America.

Arthur Fearnall appointed to the Arla Foods amba board

Arthur Fearnall appointed to the Arla Foods amba board

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2018 17:00 CET

​Arthur Fearnall has been appointed to the Arla Foods amba board, with immediate effect. The appointment was made during an extraordinary meeting of the UK Area Forum, which comprises 94 British elected representatives.

​Farmer-owned Arla Foods and Yeo Valley announce partnership on liquid milk, butter and cheese in UK

​Farmer-owned Arla Foods and Yeo Valley announce partnership on liquid milk, butter and cheese in UK

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2018 08:00 CET

As the world’s largest producer of organic dairy products, Arla Foods is looking to significantly step up its ambitions for organic dairy business in the UK as the farmer-owned company announces new partnership with Britain’s leading organic dairy brand.

​Arla Foods eyes further growth with 527 million euro investment

​Arla Foods eyes further growth with 527 million euro investment

Press Releases   •   Jan 31, 2018 08:00 CET

The farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods has announced a plan to invest over half a billion euro in 2018 as the company continues to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition.

​Brabrand Dairy to be closed

​Brabrand Dairy to be closed

Press Releases   •   Jan 25, 2018 11:09 CET

An increasing demand for yogurt products from European consumers and a lack of expansion options at Arla Foods' Brabrand Dairy in Aarhus means that the company will close the Brabrand site in mid 2019 and move the production to other sites.

Arla enters enters joint venture in Indonesia

Arla enters enters joint venture in Indonesia

Press Releases   •   Dec 22, 2017 10:30 CET

Arla Foods is set to strengthen its business in Southeast Asia by establishing a joint venture with PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Tbk (“ICBP”), one of the leading fast-moving consumer goods companies and dairy players in Indonesia.

​DMK Group and Arla Foods sign mozzarella contract manufacturing agreement

​DMK Group and Arla Foods sign mozzarella contract manufacturing agreement

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 12:00 CET

Arla Foods and German dairy company DMK Group have signed a third-party manufacturing contract that will see DMK produce 35.000 tons of mozzarella cheese for Arla per year at its Nordhackstadt site in northern Germany. This will also increase the supply of whey for the two companies’ joint venture ArNoCo.

​Statement from the Board of Directors of Arla Foods amba

​Statement from the Board of Directors of Arla Foods amba

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 16:00 CET

Today the Board of Directors of Arla Foods amba has received notification from the UKAF board (the farmer governing body of Arla Foods UK cooperative) that it has taken the decision to terminate the membership of Mr Jonathan Ovens.

Chairman of Arla Foods Åke Hantoft announces plans for his retirement

Chairman of Arla Foods Åke Hantoft announces plans for his retirement

Press Releases   •   Dec 01, 2017 10:24 CET

​The Chairman of Arla Foods amba, Åke Hantoft, 65, has announced his intention of retirement in the near future and has put his dairy farm in Ösarp, Sweden on the market as a going concern.

New partnership with the European Federation of Food Banks as Arla continues to cut food waste

New partnership with the European Federation of Food Banks as Arla continues to cut food waste

Press Releases   •   Nov 08, 2017 09:00 CET

Arla and the European Federation of Food Banks (FEBA) have signed an agreement to donate sur-plus products through the FEBA network partners in Europe.

​Arla sells its share in Vigor

​Arla sells its share in Vigor

Press Releases   •   Nov 03, 2017 11:00 CET

Following a change in ownership of Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A., Arla Foods has decided to divest its eight per cent share in the company with immediate effect.

Arla Foods launches branded organic milk in the Middle East

Arla Foods launches branded organic milk in the Middle East

Press Releases   •   Sep 26, 2017 08:00 CEST

Arla Foods, the world’s largest producer of organic dairy products, has launched its first branded organic milk in the Middle East, the company’s biggest strategic growth market outside Europe, marking a significant milestone in its growth agenda.

ARLA FOODS POVL KROGSGAARD ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AND WILL BE REPLACED BY SAMI NAFFAKH FROM THE ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES

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

​Launch of new business in Ghana

​Launch of new business in Ghana

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.

​Half year results 2017: Higher returns for farmer owners

​Half year results 2017: Higher returns for farmer owners

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.

Lillebælt Dairy to close in 2019

Lillebælt Dairy to close in 2019

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.

Court grants Eli Lilly's request to halt ads from Arla in the U.S.

Court grants Eli Lilly's request to halt ads from Arla in the U.S.

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.

​Two new members of Arla’s Board of Directors - Chairman and vice-chairman re-elected

​Two new members of Arla’s Board of Directors - Chairman and vice-chairman re-elected

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.

Arla opens the door on its future

Arla opens the door on its future

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.

​Arla to invest 12 million euro in high-quality infant milk formula production

​Arla to invest 12 million euro in high-quality infant milk formula production

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.