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Arla Foods amba increases its milk price for June


Arla Foods amba is increasing its conventional milk price for June by one eurocent.     When applied to the UK standard litre, taking into account the accessibility supplement, the total increase equates to 1.15 pence taking Arla’s standard litre price to 28.58 pence   Commenting on Arla’s decision to increase its milk price, Arla Foods amba board director, Johnnie Russell, said:  “After a challenging start to the year, I am…


Arla farmers join forces to increase resilience and profitability


Over 300 farmers have signed up to Arla’s new R500 programme designed to help future proof their farms and increase resilience to the impact of volatile milk prices. The programme, which has expanded due to the high levels of interest, has been created in a move to facilitate farmer to farmer support. The project is shaped by evidence from across Arla farms which has demonstrated that overall on-farm profitability can…


Arla brings benefits of dairy to the soft drinks category with launch of new Milk & Oats range


Arla is set to launch into the breakfast food-to-go market with the introduction of its new Milk & Oats range of healthy* ready to drink beverages. Bringing the benefits of dairy into the soft drinks category, Milk & Oats is a simple blend of skimmed milk, hearty wholegrain oats and natural flavour that will launch in two breakfast-inspired variants – Maple and Vanilla.     With breakfast drinks growing at 30…


Arla Foods amba maintains its milk price for May


Arla is holding its conventional milk price for May at 27.43 pence for its manufacturing litre. Commenting on Arla’s decision to hold its price, Arla Foods amba board director, Johnnie Russell, said:  “Commodity markets and prices remain stable and we have seen some strengthening in recent days as milk production volumes remain low, due to the recent adverse weather conditions.“ Manufacturing price based on every other day collection, top quality,…


Arla Foods amba increases its April milk price


Arla’s price for conventional milk will increase by 0.32 pence per litre from 1 April, as a result of the last quarter’s average exchange rate being introduced into the cooperative’s currency smoothing mechanism, taking the manufacturing litre to 27.43 pence.  Commenting on the markets, Arla Foods amba board director, Johnnie Russell, said:  “Commodity market prices have stabilised over the last few weeks, however protein prices remain at record low values. …


Arthur Fearnall appointed to the Arla Foods amba board


Arthur Fearnall has been appointed to the Arla Foods amba board, with immediate effect. The appointment was made during an extraordinary meeting of the UK Area Forum, which comprises 94 British elected representatives. Arthur will join Johnnie Russell as the two UK Board of Directors who represent the interests of UK members on the 15 strong farmer board, in overseeing the management of the Arla Foods amba cooperative. Johnnie Russell…


Arla Foods scoops hat trick winning third consecutive ‘Product of the Year’ award


Arla Organic Free Range Milk voted winner in Dairy & Free From Drinks category Arla Foods has been voted ‘Product of the Year’ for the third consecutive year, winning the 2018 accolade for its Free Range Organic Milk in the Dairy & Free From Drinks category. Voted for by more than 11,000 consumers, Product of the Year recognises the best new innovations in over 40 categories and is the largest…


Arla Foods amba decreases its February milk price


Arla’s price for conventional milk will reduce by 1.73 pence for the manufacturing litre, taking it to 29.27 pence from 1 February 2018.  Commenting on the decision to reduce the price, Arla Foods amba board director, Johnnie Russell, said:  “The recent dramatic falls in European commodity markets have continued into the new year.  This has been particularly felt in fat-based products where we have seen falls in commodity market butter…

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