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Arla Foods: Super-dairy will create 680 skilled jobs

Arla Foods’ proposed £150m 1bn litre 'super-dairy' in Aylesbury will create 680 skilled jobs, while the development of commercial space next door could create 500 more, bosses have claimed.

Arla Foods in merger talks with German co-op

Arla Foods is in merger talks with the German dairy co-operative Hansa-Milch as it looks to broaden its portfolio and improve its negotiating position with customers in the country.

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Arla in merger talks with German dairy co-op

Arla Foods has revealed that it is in merger talks with the German dairy co-operative Hansa-Milch.

Arla Foods Milk Partnership slams milk price war

The boss of one of the UK’s biggest milk supply groups has slammed cost-cutting by discount stores that he claims has taken £252m out of the supply chain.

Arla to transfer its UK butter production to Westbury Dairies

Arla Foods is to end its reliance on imports from Sweden and Denmark rom August 2011 as it announces the transfer of its UK retail butter production to Westbury Dairies.

Half of plastic in Arla milk bottles could be made from recycled materials within 10 years

All of Arla’s fresh milk and Cravendale polybottles now contain 15% recycled plastic, and bosses are confident of doubling this percentage to 30% by 2015, the firm has revealed.

Arla buys into Westbury joint venture

Arla Foods is to join First Milk and Milk Link as a shareholder in the joint venture company Westbury Dairies.

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Arla Foods UK finally reveals location of £150m mega dairy

Arla has revealed that its £150m ‘super dairy’ will be located on a 70-acre site in Aston Clinton, Aylesbury.

Lactofree sales up 37% as Arla posts profit surge

Arla's lactose-free brand Lactofree is generating value growth of 37% year-on-year, bosses have revealed as the dairy giant unveiled a sharp rise in interim profits.

Arla keeps City guessing over location of super-dairy

Arla’s 1bn-litre ‘super dairy’ will not – as suggested in press reports this week – be constructed ‘near the western fringe of the M25 between Slough and Uxbridge’, bosses have insisted.

Arla targets quality cheese potential in US

Double digit increases in US sales has prompted Arla to expand its dairy in Hollandtown, Wisconsin, with an eye on burgeoning quality cheese market.

Arla appoints project director for 1bn litre 'super dairy'

Arla Foods has appointed a project director to oversee the construction of its much-anticipated 1bn litre 'super dairy' in Greater London.

Arla develops milk protein for Phenylketonuria sufferers

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a milk protein to be used in foods for people suffering from the genetic disorder phenylketonuria (PKU).

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Arla ups payment to farmers as market conditions improve

Arla has increased payments to its Danish and Swedish dairy farmers thanks to currency fluctuations and progress in international markets for milk powder and cheese.

New spray-drying tower to help Arla exploit Latin opportunities

Arla Foods Ingredients has inaugurated a spray-drying tower in Argentina as the company looks to invest in South America and add value to its whey processing by-products.

Arla Foods reports higher profits in 'turbulent' year

In what Arla Foods called a “turbulent and challenging year”, the company has reported a 6.5 per cent decline in revenue for 2009.

Arla to make iced coffee for Starbucks in Europe

Starbucks chilled coffee may soon be on European supermarket shelves after the Seattle coffeehouse signed a deal with Arla Foods.

Arla plans marketing and capacity increases

Arla is upping its marketing spend by 30 per cent in 2010, and plans to invest almost a billion DKK in more capacity increases and structural changes.

Arla plans billion litre milk processing plant near London

Arla Foods has unveiled plans to build a one billion litre liquid milk processing facility on the outskirts of London.

Arla announces three-step product development programme

Arla Foods Ingredients has announced a new three-step hands-on programme for working with food manufacturers on product development, from conception to large-scale trials and commercialisation.

Arla unites R&D resources with new milk protein centre

Arla Food Ingredients has opened a new application centre in Aarhus, Denmark, consolidating its R&D facilities as part of its plan to double milk protein sales by 2013.

Arla lays claim to lightest milk bottle crown

Arla Foods, through its partnership with Logoplaste, claims to have developed the lightest two pint polybottle for milk in the UK.

Arla Foods reports sharp decline in sales and profits

Sales and profits at Arla Foods have fallen sharply in the first half of the year but the dairy co-op expects cost cutting measures to improve full year results.

Arla free to continue lactose-free advertising

Danish dairy, Arla, has had UK advertising for its lactose-free milk backed by the voluntary advertising watchdog, after the ad was challenged for being misleading.

Arla completes FrieslandCampina buy

Arla Foods says it will immediately begin integrating the fresh dairy operations of FrieslandCampina into its own operations after obtaining regulatory approval from Dutch and European authorities.

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