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EU subsidy cuts hurt Arla's butter exports

Dairy producer Arla Foods, which supplies butter to a number of bakeries, has sent out one of the first signals that the dairy sector is hurting from a reduction in...

Arla attacked over milk price cuts

Arla UK has been criticised for setting up a new wave of instability through Britain's milk supply chain after it cut the price it pays to farmers for milk, citing...

Supermarket sweep strengthens Arla dairy

Arla UK has survived a tense year of negotiations with Britain's major retailers, as new supply contracts and branded fresh milk promise a brighter future, reports Chris Mercer.

1H up, but full year 'uncertain' for Arla Foods

Fall in milk price paid to farmers brings gains in first half for Arla Foods, the owner of Arla Food Ingredients, but the co-operative warns the full year remains 'uncertain'.

Arla, Dairy Crest to profit from UK milk shake-up

UK milk processors Arla Foods and Dairy Crest have had their lucrative contracts to supply fresh milk to UK multiple retailer Morrisons extended - at the expense of rival dairy...

Arla, Campina disband prospective dairy deal

Arla Foods and Campina, two of Europe's largest dairy co-operatives, have abandoned their much-hyped plans to merge, after failing to secure the confidence of their respective boards, Tom Armitage reports.

Space travel pushes the boundaries of food science, says Arla

Understanding the most extreme conditions for food products will bring gains for product formulation, particularly functional foods, on Earth, says Arla Food Ingredients, the firm that has developed a new...

Campina, Arla announce merger vote setback

Campina, the Dutch dairy co-operative, yesterday informed its member-farmers that the date of a crucial vote determining whether it will merge with Arla Foods has been pushed back, to allow...

Arla Foods puts packaging division up for sale

Arla Foods' proposed sale of its packaging company, Danapak, reflects a growing trend within the European dairy sector of companies focussing exclusively on their core operations.

Arla voices concern over Campina merger

Committee members of Danish-Swedish dairy co-operative Arla Foods have voiced concerns over a financial technicality which could throw its approaching merger with Campina into disarray, Tom Armitage reports.

Arla increases Danish cheese processing capacity

Arla Foods has installed five 12,000 litre-capacity Damrow Double 'O' cheese vats at its production facility in Bov, Denmark.

Arla seeks to heal UK milk price rift

Arla Foods UK, the UK subsidiary of Danish-Swedish dairy co-operative Arla Foods, announced yesterday that it is to put its milk prices on hold - a move which will appease...

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.

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