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‘Pukka’ new Arla dairy will not help supermarket milk margins, analyst predicts

Arla announced on Wednesday that it had broken ground on its new 1bn-litre UK ‘super dairy’ near Aylesbury, but one analyst believes that the extra capacity will not help supermarket...

Star roles for consumers and 'innovation' in new Arla research script

Dairy processing giant Arla has revealed to that it has overhauled its research strategy for 2012, to prioritise product innovation and tailor its portfolio to specific world markets.

Steppe change for Arla with first ever Russian facility to double local turnover

Arla Foods has signed an agreement with Russia’s third-largest dairy concern, Molvest Group, to establish its first production site in the country, which will produce yellow cheese.

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Arla whips lid off Scottish expansion plans

Arla Foods says it aims to grow production capacity by almost 40% at its Lockerbie dairy in Scotland, and create a new depot in Bellshill, Glasgow to cater for growing demand.

Lactofree success promises cross-category lift for UK dairy, Arla

Arla believes the runaway success of its ‘Lactofree’ lactose-free brand can give the whole UK dairy sector a much-needed lift, and also strengthen its broader product portfolio.

'We're the first to hit UK zero waste to landfill target', Arla

Arla Foods claims that it is the first major dairy company in the UK to achieve zero waste to landfill throughout its entire UK business, including all its processing sites.

State-of-the-art serrated plastic pipe cleaning tech unveiled by Arla

The UK arm of Scandinavian based dairy giant Arla has installed a new ‘state of the art’ pipe cleaning technology at its creamery in Stourton that it says will help...

Special Edition: Sustainable Supply Chain

Ambitious sustainability goals are a ‘real challenge’, Arla

As part of our special edition newsletter examining supply chain sustainability, spoke to Jan Dalsgaard Johannesen, corporate environmental director at Arla Foods, about specific challenges facing the dairy sector....

Arla Foods eyes German dominance with Allgäuland acquisition

Arla Foods has announced the acquisition of German based dairy producer Allgäuland-Käsereien as it aims to become a major player in the domestic dairy market.

Arla plans further 'significant' whey processing investments

Arla Foods Ingredients says it is planning further ‘significant investments’ at its Danish whey processing plant, dedicated to the production of high-value dairy ingredients, over the next few years.

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Arla trumpets UK site's zero waste achievement

Arla Foods has announced that its UK dairy in Ashby has achieved a zero waste to landfill target.

Swedish authorities approve Arla's merger with struggling Milko

The Swedish Competition Authority (Konkurrensverket) has approved Arla’s merger with struggling Swedish dairy processor Milko, which had faced bankruptcy in the event of the deal not going through.

Polish dairy sale will not stop our growth in ‘strategic market’, Arla insists

Danish-Swedish dairy company Arla says that the sale of its Mozzarella cheese plant in Goscino, Poland will not deter it from pursuing a sought-after strategic partnership and acquisitions in the...

We are not ‘milking the poor’ in Bangladesh, Arla insists

Arla has defended itself after a charity report attacked its corporate social responsibility record in Bangladesh, and accused it of benefiting unfairly from EU subsidies that impoverished local producers.

Controversial Arla super dairy gets green light

Arla has secured planning approval for its new £150m UK ‘mega dairy’, despite widespread local opposition to its plans.

Arla close to sealing deal for Allgäuland

Arla Foods announced today that it was a "step closer" to acquiring German dairy firm Allgäuland-Käserien, after the last of the latter's constituent co-operatives voted in favour of joining the...

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Senior management changes at Arla

Arla will reoganise its senior management team from October, in a move that it says will shorten decision-making timeframes and devliver the DKK 75bn turnover growth demanded by its strategy...

Arla confident despite Allgäuland takeover setback

Arla Foods remains confident that its ‘take it or leave it’ takeover bid for Southern German dairy co-op Allgäuland-Käsereien will succeed, despite its initial rejection.

Growing demand prompts DMK and Arla milk powder collaboration

Dairy giants DMK and Arla planning a joint collaboration to ramp up their milk powder production on the back of increasing global demand.

Dairy industry source slams Arla for CO2 ‘greenwash’

A well-placed dairy industry source has attacked Arla for publishing what he describes as ‘greenwash’ in its 2011 report detailing progress on environmental targets.

Arla makes move on German dairy to aid European growth

An increased product portfolio and a larger European footprint are two benefits the German acquisition of Allgäuland-Käsereien will bring Arla Foods if its bid is cleared, says the dairy giant....

Arla remains bullish about struggling Swedish dairy industry

Arla Foods is confident that opportunities still exist in the Swedish dairy market despite a slump in milk consumption that led to a financial crisis at rival processor Milko.

Arla looks to merge with distressed Swedish dairy

A slump in milk demand in Sweden at the beginning of the year has prompted distressed Swedish dairy co-op Milko to turn to Arla to take on its farmers.

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New processing line to help Arla meet 2015 whey goal

Arla Foods Ingredients is having a new powder processing line installed in Denmark as the Danish supplier works to double its sales of powdered whey protein by 2015.

Arla reviews master plan for super dairy

Arla Foods says it is 'reviewing its master plan' for a controversial super dairy in Buckinghamshire following objections from local residents, but insists the facility is still on track to...

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