Press Releases

New joint venture with Egypt’s biggest dairy company

May 21, 2015 08:30 GMT Arla Foods Arla Foods and the Egypt-based dairy company Juhayna have agreed to form a joint venture which will sell Arla’s products across Egypt.

Jesper Allentoft, Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations retires from Chr. Hansen A/S. Ditte Marstrand Wulf appointed as successor.

May 21, 2015 07:51 GMT Chr. Hansen A/S Jesper Allentoft has been with Chr. Hansen since 1 January, 2006 and is now retiring early at the age of 60. Ditte Marstrand Wulf will start as Group Vice President, Stakeholder Relations on 1 August, 2015.

New clinical study indicates: probiotics may shorten duration of common cold and lower use of health care resources

May 21, 2015 06:57 GMT Chr. Hansen A/S With the completion and publication of the world’s largest clinical study on the immune effect of probiotics in adults, Chr. Hansen has obtained results indicating that the probiotic strain named L. CASEI 431® can shorten the duration of common cold and influenza-like illness, lower the use of health care resources and reduce use of antibiotics.

Arla chairman re-elected

May 20, 2015 21:29 GMT Arla Foods ​Swedish Åke Hantoft has been re-elected as chairman of Arla Foods amba. Danish Jan Toft Nørgaard was re-elected as vice chairman. The board has been slimmed down by three members for the next term of office.

New study confirms presence of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli in breast milk from Chinese mothers

May 11, 2015 07:13 GMT Chr. Hansen A/S ​A study initiated by Chr. Hansen has shown that bifidobacteria and lactobacilli are present in breast milk from Chinese mothers, strengthening the case for adding clinically documented probiotics to infant formula, in order to improve nutrition.

​CFO Frederik Lotz pursues new opportunity outside Arla

Apr 30, 2015 07:15 GMT Arla Foods Executive Vice President and Chief Finance Officer Frederik Lotz has decided to accept a position as CFO in the private equity owned Dutch-based retail company Action B.V. and will leave Arla Foods after 5½ years with the company.

Chr. Hansen brings breakthrough technology to Vitafoods Europe 2015

Apr 23, 2015 08:00 GMT Chr. Hansen A/S The market for natural dietary supplements is booming and Chr. Hansen will present its growing portfolio of products at this year’s Vitafoods Europe, with focus on the ground-breaking technology LIFE GEL®, and the award-nominated product solution Mother’s 1st.

Arla Foods and DMK Group open new joint venture production facility

Apr 22, 2015 12:25 GMT Arla Foods The joint venture between Arla Foods and the DMK Group – called ArNoCo GmbH & Co. KG – entered a new stage today as the two companies opened a brand new production facility at DMK’s Nordhackstedt site in Northern Germany. The new ArNoCo site will process the whey produced from DMK’s cheese production and supply high-quality whey protein concentrate and lactose to Arla’s global ingredients business

Strong performance keeps Chr. Hansen on track

Apr 09, 2015 09:11 GMT Chr. Hansen A/S Strong organic revenue growth of 11% in the first half of 2014/15

Authorities in Sweden approve acquisition of Falbygdens Ost

Mar 13, 2015 13:25 GMT Arla Foods ​Arla’s purchase of Falbygdens Ost from the food company Atria has now been approved by the Swedish Competition Authority. Arla will therefore be taking over operations at the company as of April 1st 2015. The acquisition is fully in line with Arla’s strategy to promote and develop the premium cheese segment.