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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.

​New report on Arla’s responsibility in 2016

​New report on Arla’s responsibility in 2016

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2017 12:00 CET

Arla has today published its Corporate Responsibility report 2016, documenting how the company has progressed within responsible business practice over the past year.

Annual Report 2016 available now online

Annual Report 2016 available now online

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2017 12:00 CET

Arla has published its full annual report 2016, including all available financial figures and updates on Arla’s strategy, Good Growth 2020, as well as markets, strategic brands, cost saving programmes etc.

​Additional 124 million euro paid out to Arla farmers

​Additional 124 million euro paid out to Arla farmers

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.

​Strong branded growth in a volatile market

​Strong branded growth in a volatile market

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.

​Arla turns up investments to boost profitability

​Arla turns up investments to boost profitability

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.

​Arla enters new and FReSH initiative

​Arla enters new and FReSH initiative

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.

New head of Arla Sweden

New head of Arla Sweden

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.

​Arla to triple its business in the beverage market

​Arla to triple its business in the beverage market

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.

​Delivering strong results in tough times

​Delivering strong results in tough times

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.