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Arla sees protein drink sales soar in Scandinavian C-Stores

Arla Food Ingredients believes that beverages with added protein have huge growth prospects across Europe, and notes the recent explosion of such SKUs in Scandinavian C-Stores.

Innovation centre will support localisation of global dairy concepts: Arla

Arla Foods has revealed plans for a state-of-the-art DKK 270m ($49.1m, €36.2m) global innovation centre in Denmark - an investment designed to support the increasingly important "localisation" of its dairy...

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Arla claims soft drinks brands can reap protein water rewards

Arla Foods Ingredients will launch a whey protein-based water concept at Food Ingredients Europe (FIE) 2013 that it says promises mainstream appeal and profit for soft drinks firms.

Don't waste your acid whey! Arla concept turns by-product into value-added dairy

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has developed a concept for the utilization of Greek yogurt by-product, acid whey, which enables manufacturers to produce value-added dairy products using the waste product as...

Arla process transforms acid whey waste into value-added dairy

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has developed a way to deal with acid whey waste from strained yoghurt manufacturing, transforming it into other value-added dairy products.

Arla Sweden to extend protein-rich sports recovery drinks range

Arla Sverige, Arla Foods’ business in Sweden, plans to extend its milk-based sports recovery drink range, 50% Extra Protein, after sales of the line exceeded its initial expectations.

Arla Foods eyeing African dairy opportunities

Arla Foods is eyeing "opportunities" in a number of African countries after establishing a partnership with an Ivorian distribution firm that will see it pack and sell its Dano brand...

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Ex-Milk Link execs get EC go-ahead to complete Crediton Dairy deal

A management buy-out team led by two former Milk Link executives has completed its acquisition of Devon-based processor Crediton Dairy from Arla Foods UK, after the deal was given the...

Arla to gauge African milk powder demand with portable packaging unit

Arla Foods has announced plans to ship a custom-made mobile packaging facility to Africa to test the level of demand for its powdered milk products in the “potentially huge growth” market....

Farmers for Action protests ‘harming’ milk supplier livelihoods, says Arla

Farmers for Action (FFA) is “harming” the livelihoods of the suppliers it is campaigning for by disrupting the collection and distribution of milk, a coalition of Arla Foods UK farmer...

Danone yogurt supply issue should be resolved by next week, says Tesco

Tesco expects the supply chain issues that reportedly left it and many other British retailers short of Danone brand yogurt to be resolved by next week.

Arla and Muller Wiseman milk price protests could ‘escalate’, FFA threatens

Farmers For Action (FFA) demonstrated and created blockades at Arla Foods UK and Muller Wiseman Dairies processing facilities last week, in its latest attempt to bring an end to its...

That'll put hair on your chest! Wing-Co 'Man Fur Coat' ad urges men to man up

A coat made entirely out of male chest hair has been commissioned by Wing-Co - a new protein-enriched, chocolate-flavored milk brand - to encourage men all over the UK to...

British dairy supply chain a ‘global leader’ in terms of environmental sustainability: Industry report

The British dairy supply chain – comprising farmers, processors and retailers – is a “global leader” in terms of environmental sustainability, an industry-funded report has claimed.

'Acid whey' issue highlights 'inefficiency' of Greek yogurt production methods - AFI

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has waded into the current debate on the environmental impact of Greek yogurt by-product ‘acid whey’ by claiming that the issue “highlights the inefficiency” of traditional manufacturing methods....

Arla Foods refinances bank debt through €175m corporate bonds issue

Arla Foods has given professional investors the opportunity to invest in the company through the issue of SEK 1.5bn ($225m, €175m)-worth of corporate bonds – a move designed to refinance its...

MPs call for milk contract legislation if no 'tangible improvements' made

A group of British politicians has called on the government to consider legislation to bind contracts between dairy farmers and processors if the current Voluntary Code of Best Practice on Contractual...

Infant formula ‘Staging’ concept mimics changing composition of breast milk – Arla Foods Ingredients

Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has developed a concept that it claims could enable the infant formula industry to one day manufacture products that mimic the changing nutritional composition of breast...

Dairy drink NPDs demonstrate ‘scale of our ambition’ – Arla Foods UK

Arla Foods UK has moved to increase its share of the rapidly growing dairy drinks category with the launch of two new products – Wing-Co protein-enriched chocolate milk, and GULP...

Greek yogurt manufacturers face increasing private label competition - Euromonitor

Greek-style yogurt manufacturers are under increasing pressure from private label manufacturers whose products are growing in popularity among “cash-strapped consumers,” Euromonitor International has claimed.

FAO protein measurement method would be beneficial to all – Fonterra, Arla

The United Nations (UN)-recommended new protein measurement system would be beneficial to the developed, as well as the developing, world, dairy industry giants Fonterra and Arla Foods have claimed –...

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Arla recalls gorgonzola in Canada over Listeria contamination fears

Arla Foods has initiated a recall in Canada for an imported brand of gorgonzola cheese over concerns the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Arla considered Finnish fresh milk exit over ‘illegal’ Valio pricing

Arla Ingman – Arla Foods’ Finnish business – seriously considered abandoning the country’s fresh milk market over the “unfair and illegal” pricing policy practiced by industry rival Valio.

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Milk supply contract is Code of Best Practice compliant - Arla

Arla Foods is claiming a UK first – a milk supply contract that is fully compliant with all the aspects of the Dairy Industry Voluntary Code of Best Practice on...

UK dairy processors facing fresh FFA milk price protests

Farmers for Action (FFA) has threatened a fresh wave of processor-targeted demonstrations across the UK if efforts are not made to increase farm gate milk prices.

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