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​​​Arla establishes new business region in Asia

​​​Arla establishes new business region in Asia

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2015 17:18 GMT

Arla Foods is integrating its markets in China and South East Asia in a new regional market called Business Unit Asia. Asia is vital to Arla’s ambitions to grow and to increase earnings for its cooperative farmer-owners in Europe. As the world’s fastest growing economic region with a raw milk deficit and a total population of 2.3 billion people, Asia holds great potential for dairy export.

Arla Foods unveils pioneering sustainable dairy farming programme

Arla Foods unveils pioneering sustainable dairy farming programme

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2014 10:12 BST

Arla Foods has launched Growing Together, a ground-breaking new three-year sustainable dairy farming initiative, involving its 3,000 British farmers.

Significant growth in First Half offset by downward global milk prices

Significant growth in First Half offset by downward global milk prices

Press Releases   •   Aug 28, 2014 12:07 BST

Arla showed strong performance in the first half of 2014 and delivered record earnings for its farmer owners. However a significant negative development in the world market on price will force down the price paid to farmers for the remaining part of 2014.

Arla appoints new head of Danish business

Arla appoints new head of Danish business

Press Releases   •   Aug 19, 2014 09:02 BST

Tomas Pietrangeli has been appointed as the new head of Arla Denmark. He is moving from his role as Managing Director at Reckitt Benckiser and will join Arla Arla later this year.

World’s largest fresh milk dairy is officially opened by Secretary of State

World’s largest fresh milk dairy is officially opened by Secretary of State

Press Releases   •   May 28, 2014 12:00 BST

Today, the Secretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, The Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP, officially opened Arla’s £150 million fresh milk processing facility located in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, with a capacity to produce 1.5 million bottles a day.

Milk provides more nutrition for less emissions

Milk provides more nutrition for less emissions

Press Releases   •   Apr 29, 2014 09:01 BST

Milk is a good choice if you want a relatively affordable food product with a low impact on climate, in relation to its high nutritional value. New research suggests that milk has a high sustainability score and Arla aims to make it even higher by lowering emissions from farming, production, transport and packaging.

Arla’s 2013 reports available to download

Arla’s 2013 reports available to download

Press Releases   •   Feb 27, 2014 16:06 GMT

Arla published its Annual Report 2013 as well as its CSR report, revealing how the company lived up to its social, ethical, environmental and financial responsibilities. For example, Arla continued to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases – despite increasing production.

Global growth creates a strong performance for 2013

Global growth creates a strong performance for 2013

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2014 07:00 GMT

Today Arla Foods reports its 2013 results announcing its highest Performance Price ever in its history and an improved balance sheet. This is as a result of a strong European business and rapid growth in its growth markets outside the EU – at a time when Arla’s most important ingredient, milk, has increased in value worldwide.

Strong support from AFMP farmers to become co-owners of Arla Foods amba

Strong support from AFMP farmers to become co-owners of Arla Foods amba

Press Releases   •   Nov 18, 2013 13:02 GMT

Eighty five per cent of Arla Foods Milk Partnership (AFMP) farmers have already signed up to become co-owners of Arla Foods amba, making the long-standing vision of AFMP to become full owners of the European farmer-owned cooperative a reality.

Proposed closure of Ashby dairy

Proposed closure of Ashby dairy

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2013 08:30 BST

With Arla’s one billion litre fresh milk processing facility at Aylesbury dairy nearing completion, the company plans to close its dairy and distribution facility at Ashby-de-la-Zouch and transfer volume to the new dairy in Buckinghamshire.

European Commission approves Arla Foods amba and Milk Link merger

European Commission approves Arla Foods amba and Milk Link merger

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2012 17:30 BST

Arla Foods amba and Milk Link are pleased to be able to confirm that regulatory approval has been granted by the European Commission to merge. The Commission’s approval means that the merger will now complete on 1 October, enabling the formation of the UK’s number one dairy company.

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Milk Link and Arla Foods amba farmers vote yes to merger proposal

Press Releases   •   Jun 26, 2012 15:35 BST

99.53% of votes cast by Milk Link Members support merger with Arla Foods amba 96.8 % Arla Foods amba Board of Representatives vote in favour

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Proposed merger announced between Milk Link and Arla Foods amba

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2012 09:00 BST

The Boards of Arla Foods amba and Milk Link have announced the proposed merger of the two dairy co-operatives. The proposal will result in the full merger of Milk Link, the UK’s leading dairy farmer co-operative and Arla Foods amba, one of the largest and most successful European dairy co-operatives.

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Arla Foods appoints contractors for new dairy

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2012 07:14 BST

Arla Foods has appointed Caddick Construction Limited (CCL) and NG Bailey to build its £150 million fresh milk dairy in Aylesbury.

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Arla Foods supports local causes in Yorkshire

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2012 09:51 BST

Leeds-based dairy company, Arla Foods, has supported its colleagues in raising over £13,000 for good causes in Yorkshire.

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Arla foods awards Lurpak’s UK ad agency with global contract

Press Releases   •   Dec 06, 2011 10:53 GMT

Arla Foods has awarded the global advertising contract for its Lurpak brand to Wieden + Kennedy (W+K), taking over from Saatchi and Saatchi, following W+K’s tremendous success with Lurpak in the UK.

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Settle creamery increases production to meet demand

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2011 15:53 GMT

Arla Foods has expanded UHT production at its Settle creamery which has resulted in the site doubling its capacity of its square UHT carton to boost production and enable the company to meet current and future demand.

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Arla Foods reaches final of national Food Manufacturing awards

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2011 10:41 GMT

Arla Foods has been named among the UK’s best food and drink manufacturers after reaching the final of the industry’s national awards that recognise manufacturing success.

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Arla Foods recognised for boosting employment in Yorkshire

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2011 10:34 GMT

Arla Foods triumphed at the 2011 annual Yorkshire Awards where it received the Yorkshire Business Enterprise award for outstanding efforts in job creation in the county.

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Arla launches first branded dairy Indian range in the UK

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2011 13:20 BST

Arla Foods has announced the launch of its new Indian dairy range, which will give Indian consumers the chance to buy authentic fresh Indian dairy produce in mainstream supermarkets, and will be available from the end of August.