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Arla delivers again

Press Release   •  May 21, 2003 12:49 BST

PALMER and Harvey McLane (P&H) is to increase its current distribution volume of GULP! and Breaktime from 300,000 to 2.2 million litres.

As the largest wholesale distributor in the UK, P&H supply a number of independent retailers, forecourts including Shell and the National Student Union. This means that students could have the choice of a healthier pint in the future - flavoured milk.

Gary Takhar, business manager for multi channel said: "This is great news for Arla Foods and represents the initial stage in delivering our agenda to become the leading supplier to P&H across all dairy categories."

Arla Foods UK plc is home to some of the UK’s leading dairy brands including Cravendale, Lurpak and Anchor. Processing approximately two billion litres of milk a year Arla continues to be one of the UK’s leading dairy companies and a supplier of fresh liquid milk and cream to the top seven retailers.

Over 2,500 daily deliveries are made directly to stores nationwide and Arla brands can be found across the dairy category. As well as the leader of the butter, spreads and margarine sector, and a major supplier of other added value products including flavoured milk and cheese, Arla continues to build working relationships with Arla Foods Milk Partnership, a unique group of dairy farmers, which supplies around 90 per cent of Arla's total milk requirements.

Behind this leading business is a team of circa 2,800 people across the UK located at our dairies, distribution centres and head office.