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Cravendale gives a caffeine rush

Press Release   •   Apr 26, 2006 10:30 BST

The perfect cup of coffee was made with Cravendale in the UK heat of the World Barista Championships at Hotelympia, London.

Arla sponsored the event for the second year running and according to business manager Lorna Culican it was an excellent way of promoting Cravendale.

"The coffee market is growing at a phenomenal rate and creating huge opportunities for us," she said.

The winner was James Hoffmann, from Chesterfield, who will represent the UK at the world finals in Switzerland in May.

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.