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Arla Foods UK is warning specialty cheese could be ‘very scarce’ and other dairy products an ‘occasional luxury’ if a London School of Economics report on Brexit scenarios comes to fruition. Pic: Getty Images/Azure-Dragon

Arla foresees post-Brexit dairy problems for UK consumers

By Jim Cornall

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods says Brexit could leave UK consumers with less choice and higher prices, turning everyday staples, like butter, yogurts, cheese and infant formula, into occasional luxuries, and making speciality cheeses ‘very scarce.’

The transaction gives Arla Foods the rights to use the Yeo Valley brand in the UK for milk, butter, spreads and cheese under an intellectual property license with Yeo Valley.

Arla Foods UK and Yeo Valley partnership cleared

By Jim Cornall

Following the announcement in February this year of the partnership between Arla Foods and Yeo Valley on liquid milk, butter and cheese, Arla Foods said it is pleased the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the deal following a Phase...

Brand Finance has published its lists of the world's top brands, including for the dairy industry.

Brand Finance reveals top 5 dairy brands

By Jim Cornall

Nestlé dominated the food brand rankings, according to a new report by independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance, however the growth of Chinese dairy company Yili has been impressive.

Arla said it is too early to disclose the total number of jobs that will be added or removed by the ongoing work, however the company expects the net number of positions to be lower.

More than 350 jobs at risk as Arla Foods starts changes

By Jim Cornall

More than 160 jobs are at risk as Arla Foods UK plans a reorganization of its cheese business and warehouse network, with another 195 people affected in support functions, primarily at the cooperative’s Aarhus, Denmark headquarters.

Skærbæk, Denmark, dairy farmer Jan Toft Nørgaard will be the new chair of Arla Foods' board of directors from July 2.

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Arla Foods appoints new chairman

By Jim Cornall

The Arla Foods amba board of directors has appointed Jan Toft Nørgaard from Skærbæk, Denmark, to succeed Åke Hantoft as chairman of Arla Foods amba, when Hantoft steps down on July 2 after seven years in the role.