Agriculture, fishing - Mynewsdesk Mynewsdesk news feed directly from the source Agriculture, fishing - Mynewsdesk 128 23 15 ÅF builds new dairy for DalsSpira Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:00:00 +0000 ÅF has signed a contract with DalsSpira Mejeri for the delivery of a new dairy plant. The contract is worth about SEK 12 million with the new dairy being completed in June 2016. ÅF is also responsible for relocating the current goat’s milk dairy to the new plant, which will have the capacity to produce up to 14,000 litres of milk per day. ÅF AB Arla brings bold bursts of yellow to a town called compromise in new TV ad for Arla "Best of Both" milk Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 Arla, the UK’s largest dairy company, has unveiled a colourful new TV ad as part of a £7m campaign to launch Arla Best of Both (BOB): the UK’s first fat-free skimmed milk that tastes as good as semi-skimmed. BOB is packaged with a distinctive yellow top that sets it apart from the traditionally blue, green and red-topped milk aisle. Arla Foods Amba Arla restructures global organisation to deliver on Strategy 2020 ambitions Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:29:00 +0000 Arla is today announcing the structural changes to its organisation that will enable the business to deliver its Good Growth Strategy 2020 ambitions. The changes will see the formation of a new global Executive Management Team as well as the creation of a more efficient and globally-focused structure, which will allow the markets to strengthen their commercial and consumer focus. Arla Foods Amba New manager of Elmia’s forestry fairs Mon, 01 Feb 2016 07:38:00 +0000 ​Jakob Hirsmark will become the new manager of Elmia’s forestry fairs. They include the world’s biggest international forestry fair, Elmia Wood, which is held every fourth year in the forests south of Jönköping, Sweden. Jakob Hirsmark will take up his new post in February. Elmia AB Arla adds value to dairy market despite challenging market conditions Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:03:34 +0000 ​Arla Foods UK can confirm that Tesco has made the decision to award a significant volume of Arla’s fresh liquid milk business to Muller Milk and Ingredients. However, the farmer-owned dairy business has retained significant volumes in a long-term agreement. Tesco has confirmed that it will continue its long-standing relationship with Arla. Arla Foods Amba Arla Lactofree launches new television ad Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:54:37 +0000 Arla Lactofree®, the UK’s pioneering lactose-free* dairy brand, is today launching its new television ad as part of its campaign to champion a dairy revolution. Arla Foods Amba Arla skyr wins Product of the Year 2016 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:16:21 +0000 ​In the largest consumer survey of its kind, Arla® skyr triumphs as Product of Year in the Yogurt category. With more than 11,500 consumers responding to the survey across 42 FMCG categories, Product of the Year is the world’s largest consumer-voted annual award for product innovation. Arla Foods Amba ​New species of bird discovered in India and China by international team of scientists Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:00:00 +0000 A new species of bird has been described in north-eastern India and adjacent parts of China by a team of scientists from Sweden, China, the US, India and Russia, headed by Professor Per Alström, Uppsala University, and Swedish University of Agricultural Science, SLU. The bird has been named the Himalayan Forest Thrush, Zoothera salimalii. Uppsala universitet ​Arla and First Milk confirm future of Westbury Dairies Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:22:11 +0000 Westbury Dairies Limited, the joint venture between Arla and First Milk, has today confirmed that full ownership of Westbury Dairies Limited has transferred to Arla. The joint venture company, located at Westbury, Wiltshire, operates the country’s most modern skimmed milk powder and bulk butter production facility. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla UK Launches New Yellow Top Milk With 'Best of Both' Promise Mon, 11 Jan 2016 11:59:00 +0000 Arla has launched a new branded milk product: Arla ‘Best of Both’ (Arla BOB); fat-free milk that tastes as good as semi-skimmed, with a distinctive yellow top. The farmer-owned dairy cooperative has spent three years developing the technology to produce Arla BOB. Arla Foods Amba ​Confirmation of Arla Foods amba’s January 2016 milk price Wed, 23 Dec 2015 18:12:21 +0000 Arla Foods amba is maintaining its milk price through January 2016. However, January also sees a new quarter’s (October to December) average exchange rate being introduced to the pricing mechanism. Arla Foods Amba ​Driving Support for Arla Farmers with ‘Cowpany Cars’ Tue, 22 Dec 2015 14:36:13 +0000 People in Yorkshire have been doing a double-take after colleagues from Arla, based in Leeds, transformed their cars to resemble mobile cows and have been driving them round the city for the past month. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla Farmer Owners Spread Christmas Cheer and Thank People for Their Support Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:28:50 +0000 Arla farmer owners have been out and about this week, handing out Christmas gifts to thank the public for the support they’ve received during a turbulent year for the industry. Arla Foods Amba ​Have you herd? –Dairy Cows Hit the Capital Thu, 10 Dec 2015 11:37:54 +0000 London commuters were greeted on Wednesday December 9th by a herd of cows and dairy farmers as part of a campaign by Arla Foods to raise awareness of how people can support the industry this Christmas. Arla Foods Amba ​Consumers asked to support ‘Farmer Christmas’ with launch of Arla’s White Wednesdays Campaign Wed, 02 Dec 2015 15:28:00 +0000 Arla Foods UK, the UK’s largest farmer-owned dairy company, is calling on consumers nationwide in the run up to Christmas to support its new ‘White Wednesdays’ campaign. It aims to reach over 40 million people to encourage them to purchase Arla's dairy products and support its farmers. Arla Foods Amba ​Arla Foods amba maintains milk price Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:01:00 +0000 Arla Foods amba is maintaining its on-account milk price at 23.04 pence per litre, during December 2015, for its 12,700 owners, including around 3,000 from the UK. Arla Foods Amba Consumers support Morrisons 'Milk for Farmers' Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:15:00 +0000 Morrisons 'Milk for Farmers’ success helps Arla farmer-owners during difficult times Arla Foods Amba Swedish Innovation Power at Agritechnica Mon, 09 Nov 2015 13:37:29 +0000 Nine companies and organisations are jointly showcasing Swedish innovation power at the global Agritechnica fair on 8-14 November. Elmia is one of them and the joint initiative goes under the name Swedish Innovation Power. The message is that Sweden is a highly fertile breeding-ground for green innovations, one that has created many export successes over the years Elmia AB Cutting edge machinery gives a complete agriculture spring range Mon, 09 Nov 2015 07:30:00 +0000 S & P Federnwerk, a German company in the Lesjöfors Group, has made substantial investments in new fully automated machinery. This ensures a complete offer of spring products to the agricultural machinery market. Lesjöfors AB Kate Thornton urges Spitalfields shoppers to squash hunger in Bangladesh Mon, 02 Nov 2015 17:30:32 +0000 Kate Thornton teams up with Practical Action to launch Pumpkins Against Poverty appeal to combat malnutrition in Bangldesh Practical Action