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Arla decides not to bid for Egyptian dairy


After a thorough investigation into Arab Dairy Product Company, Arla has decided not to place a final offer. Alternative options to enter the Egyptian market are now being explored.  Since Arla made a non-binding bid for all shares in the listed Egyptian dairy company, Arla Foods and its team of advisors have conducted a thorough due diligence exercise concerning Arab Dairy Product Company. “Our conclusion, based on the due diligence,…


Arla Foods amba milk price unchanged for November


Arla Foods amba is holding its milk price for November for its owners across seven countries, including the UK. However, the forecasted 2014 13th payment has reduced to 0.57ppl, as a result of the implementation of the new retainment policy.  With effect from 27 October the UK standard litre, which includes the forecasted 13th payment, is 28.47 pence. Commenting on Arla holding its milk price during November, Ash Amirahmadi, Arla…


Arla calls on shoppers to make a positive difference to the UK dairy industry


Arla Foods, the farmer-owned dairy company, is calling on shoppers to support dairy farming by buying its well-known and leading dairy products including Anchor, Cravendale and Lurpak in a new national campaign, Support Our Farmers, which includes a series of advertisements in the national press, leaflets and a social media initiative. One in four British dairy farmers is an owner of the Arla cooperative with 100% of the profits paid…


Arla Foods unveils pioneering sustainable dairy farming programme


Arla Foods has launched Growing Together, a ground-breaking new three-year sustainable dairy farming initiative, involving its 3,000 British farmers.   It is part of Arla’s European-wide sustainable dairy farming strategy and was initiated by farmers, during 2013, to assist them with their ongoing effort to be more efficient and sustainable through improving animal welfare, protecting natural resources, and improving biodiversity and waste management. The initiative offers practical, farmer-sourced solutions to…


New processing facility set to boost supplies of ‘gold standard’ whey protein


  Arla Foods Ingredients is investing £32.5 million (295m DKK) in a new processing facility in Videbæk, Denmark, to meet booming demand for whey protein hydrolysates. The investment strengthens Arla Foods Ingredients’ position as a global leader in natural whey ingredients.   Hydrolysate is an important ingredient in products for infants with allergies  and products designed for sports and clinical nutrition purposes.   The manufacturing plant is to be built…


Secretary of State for Business meets Arla apprentices


Arla Foods UK, the country’s number one dairy company and cooperative, selected for best practice in manufacturing skill development for young people   Today, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, visited Arla’s dairy in Leeds to learn about its apprenticeship schemes to develop dairy production skills.   The Business Secretary was visiting the dairy as part of a day touring…


Anchor® launches second TV advert from £14m ‘Glorious Nothing Days’ marketing campaign


As part of its ‘Tastes Like Home’ brand positioning, Anchor® is launching a new TV campaign for Anchor® Spreadable which will run from 21st July through to September on both satellite and terrestrial channels. The 30 second advert follows the same creative theme as the brand’s recent Anchor® Cheddar advert, focusing on ‘Glorious Nothing Days’ when family is just family.  The Anchor® Spreadable advert focuses on celebrating everyday family moments…


Merger between Walhorn and Arla approved by competition authorities


The merger between EGM Walhorn and Arla Foods has been approved by the relevant competition authorities. The merger is set to take effect on August 1st 2014. With the approval in place Arla prepares to welcome new cooperative owners in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, where EGM Walhorn’s current cooperative owners are based. Following the merger, Arla will have 13,500 cooperative members. For the first time, Arla will have members…


Arla Foods recognised by McDonald's as Sustainable Supply award winner


McDonald’s has announced its “2014 Best of Sustainable Supply” award winners in a report highlighting how suppliers achieved significant results by identifying opportunities and applying sustainable solutions in diverse places across the world. More than 600 entries were submitted, with Arla Foods earning a prestigious place alongside 50 other leading projects. McDonald’s leadership and external subject matter experts recognised Arla Foods for sustainability leadership in the Climate Change and Energy…

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