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Arla to expand Danish facility to meet Chinese demand

Arla Foods is looking to expand the capacity of its Arinco milk powder manufacturing plant to meet the increased demand created by its supply agreement with Chinese paediatric nutrition firm...

Arla targets high protein yoghurt trend

European interest in high protein foods has moved into the mainstream, according to Arla Foods Ingredients, which has introduced two new ingredients for boosting the protein content of yoghurt.

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Arla UK ‘well on track’ to deliver 500m litre milk supply increase

Arla Foods UK has announced that it is “well on track” to deliver its 2015 500m litre milk supply increase target.

Arla increasing UK milk prices in confidence rebuild effort

Arla Foods UK has increased the standard price it pays to dairy farmers for milk and adopted a new, more transparent milk pricing and sourcing model in an effort to “build...

Arla posts H1 profits drop as milk crisis cancels out revenue growth

Dairy giant Arla Foods has reported a net profits decrease for the first six months of the year, as the continuing impact of the European dairy price war cancelled out...

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Arla in milk price crisis talks with Swedish farmers

Danish dairy co-operative Arla Foods has been involved in crisis talks with Swedish farmers following a number of milk price cuts in the country.

Arla Foods to close US plant in efficiency drive

Arla Foods has announced plans to close one of its two US dairy plants, as part of a drive to streamline its US business and refocus on speciality cheese.

2012 DAIRY HIGHLIGHTS TO DATE

Chobani continued to dominate the US yogurt market, Danone issued a profit warning, Arla strengthened its position in the UK, Fonterra dropped down the world dairy rankings....

Chobani continued to dominate the US yogurt market, Danone issued a profit warning, Arla furthered its position in the UK and Fonterra dropped down the world dairy rankings....

Arla and Dairy Crest call off planned milk price reductions

UK milk processors Arla and Dairy Crest have called off planned reductions in the price they pay to dairy farmers for milk after a week of pressure from protestors.

Arla and Robert Wiseman plants targeted by milk farmer price protests

Hundreds of British milk farmers picketed outside Arla and Robert Wiseman Dairy plants last night, protesting over plans to cut the price paid to suppliers for raw milk.

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Arla board approves British and German dairy mergers

Arla Food’s proposed mergers with UK-based co-operative Milk Link and German dairy firm Milch-Union Hocheifel (MUH) have been approved by its board of representatives.

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Arla Foods supply deal secures Chinese product pipeline for infant formula firm

Arla Foods has signed a financing and supply agreement with signficant pediatric nutrition and baby care product producer Biostime International Holdings to supply the Hong Kong-listed company with infant formula. ...

Arla signs agreement with Mengniu to strengthen China exports

Arla Foods looks set to strengthen its presence in the Chinese dairy market and boost exports after signing a wide-ranging agreement with dairy giant Mengniu.

Arla-Milk Link merger could signal Dairy Crest demise – M&A expert

Arla Food’s proposed merger with UK-based dairy cooperative Milk Link could signal the demise of Dairy Crest, a food sector mergers and acquisitions expert has claimed.

Arla Foods announces massive proposed merger with UK Milk Link

Dairy co-operative Arla Foods has announced a proposed merger with Milk Link – a move that will create the UK’s largest dairy industry player.

‘Radical efficiency’ savings could see Arla cut supplier numbers

Arla Foods is taking ‘radical’ cost-cutting steps to keep pace with rivals and told DairyReporter.com that fewer suppliers might have to offer lower prices for packaging and other materials.

Milk proteins will cut salt in cheese by 65% - Arla

Arla Food Ingredients have developed a range of proteins for cheese manufacturers which they claim can cut salt content by up to 65% and processing time by an hour.

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Dairy Crest liquid milk loss is Arla's gain?

Arla has won back the Tesco milk contract it lost to Dairy Crest around 18 months ago, according to our sister site The Grocer.

Discount dairy retailers are our ‘key competitors’ in Europe and the US, says Arla

Dairy processor Arla has revealed plans to save at least DKK 500m (€67m) inside 18 months, and says that success demands the ability to reduce production costs, given tough competition...

‘Global brand’ stardust rubs off across Arla during 'strong' 2011

Arla Foods has announced a strong set of results for 2011, and the company has told DairyReporter.com that this is due in large part tighter ‘global brand’ focus that is...

Arla Ingman accuses Valio of squeezing rivals with Finnish milk monopoly

Arla Ingman and other producers have filed a complaint with Finland’s competition authority regarding market leader Valio, alleging the firm has abused its position to maintain a liquid milk market...

‘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 DairyReporter.com 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.

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