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Arla plant closure to up cheese margins

Danish-Swedish dairy co-operative Arla Foods has announced it is to cease operations at one of its Danish cheese warehouses as a result of flagging sales of its hard and semi-hard...

Arla installs integration software to cut costs

Danish group Arla Foods has installed a business-to-manufacturing system using Wonderware's SAP NetWeaver.

DMV and Arla food ingredients to merge?

Dutch lactoferrin supplier DMV International and Arla Food Ingredients could soon be part of the world's largest farmer-owned dairy company as their owners Campina of the Netherlands and Denmark's Arla...

Campina, Arla to form world's biggest dairy co-op

Two of Europe's leading dairy groups have unveiled a merger which will propel to second place in the global dairy rankings and create the world's largest dairy co-operative. Top of...

Caseinate alternative from Arla ingredients unit

Dutch firm Arla Foods Ingredients launches a new milk protein onto the competitive dairy protein market, positioned as an alternative to caseinates in salami formulations.

Arla poised for UK Atkins dairy launch

Arla Foods UK is to launch a line of branded low-carb dairy products endorsed by US diet company Atkins, but will the UK prove a suitable market for long-term success?...

Branded business boosts Arla Foods UK

A focus on strong brands in a market dominated by own label products helped Arla Foods UK post impressive growth figures in 2004. And with increasing pressure on milk suppliers...

Arla to cash in on Canadian speciality cheese trend

Arla Foods, the Danish-Swedish dairy co-operative, has announced that its Canadian subsidiary has acquired the National Cheese Company, a Canadian manufacturer of speciality cheeses, in a bid to cash in...

Arla to close two UK plants

Arla Foods UK, the milk processor and dairy product manufacturer, has announced plans to close two production facilities as it continues to integrate its business following last year's merger with...

Arla acts to counter milk powder price cuts

Reform of the European Union's milk policy will mean a drop in prices for skimmed milk powder, prompting Danish dairy group Arla to take action to counter the expected decrease.

Arla achieves cheese processing efficiency

Denmark-based Damrow, part of the Carlisle Process Systems (CPS) group, has installed an 18,000-litre enclosed cottage cheese vat (ECCV) at Arla Foods' production facility in Skovde, Sweden.

Arla close to developing intelligent milk cartons

Swedish dairy giant Arla Foods is close to starting work on the development of new sensory dairy packaging that can monitor its own shelf life.

Arla under pressure from cheap German milk imports

From this month, German milk will be available at Danish retailer Dansk Supermarked's stores, a move that could affect milk prices and production across Europe.

Solid results from Arla Foods UK

Arla Foods UK's first interim results since the merger with Express Dairies suggests that everything is going to plan, writes Anthony Fletcher.

Arla axes more jobs

Job cuts continue at Scandinavian dairy giant Arla Foods with the firm announcing the closure of the Aarhus Dairy centre in October this year.

Asda chooses Arla as it sole milk supplier

Asda has announced a deal that awards Arla Foods UK its entire milk supply contract, a move that saw shares drop in its other two suppliers, Robert Wiseman Dairies and...

Arla eyes processing opportunities in the new EU

The first lorries loaded with cheese from Arla Foods' dairy plant in Poland headed for Finland last week, as all export quotas and customs levies were finally lifted between existing...

Arla Foods plans Caribbean milk production

European dairy giant Arla Foods is considering acquiring a diary plant in the Dominican Republic. The company is thought to want to start production of powdered milk there - Arla...

Arla Foods UK dairy closure

Arla Foods UK, the company formed by the merger of Express Dairies and Sweden's Arla Foods, will cut nearly 300 jobs at its Bamber Bridge depot near Preston. The company...

Arla accused of abusing market position

Arla Foods, the largest company in the Danish milk sector, is to be prosecuted by the Danish Competition Authorities for its abuse of its dominant position in the market place....

Arla UK disposal

Arla Foods has announced the sale of its chilled distribution business at Alcester in the Midlands, UK.

Express Milk may build a stake in Arla

Express Milk partnership may build a stake in its partner company Arla Foods. The group announced on Wednesday that a stake in the company could give the company an advantage...

Arla merger causes dairy closure

UK milk producer Southern Milk co-operative has announced that is to disband as a result of increasing competition pressure from the recently formed Arla Foods UK. The move could leave...

Arla launches cheaper milk range in Denmark

Arla Foods has released a new cheaper milk range that will be sold in Denmark. The launch of the new product is to counteract Aldi's recent price cuts in dairy...

Danish Minister: Arla abusing market status

Arla Foods is the largest company in the Danish milk sector. It has a 93 per cent share of the market. But The Danish Business Minister, Bendt Bendten, believes that...

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