Boycott legacy hampers Arla plans
A consumer boycott across the Middle East on dairy products made by
Arla Foods has set the firm back two years in the region, and
allowed rivals to gain ground.
Arla recovery fails to stop profit drop
Arla UK ended its three-year strategic plan with a three per cent
drop in full year profits, after higher selling prices failed to
save the dairy group from high input costs in the first half.
Arla expands in Finnish milk
Scandinavia's Arla Foods has bought nearly a third of Finnish dairy
company Ingman Foods, as consolidation continues to run apace in
the European dairy sector.
Europe's Arla eyes US dairy expansion
Arla Foods has indicated it will continue to expand aggressively on
the US speciality cheese sector after a successful 2006, holding up
European dairy firms' push for added value markets across the
Arla sues Wiseman in UK price fixing dispute
Rows over dairy price fixing allegations in Scotland took another
twist this week, after Arla Foods UK revealed it would sue rival
Robert Wiseman to recoup lost revenue.
Arla Foods set to reel in UK subsidiary
Dairy firm Arla Foods Amba has entered into talks with its British
subsidiary to buy out the remaining 49 per cent of the company it
does not already own.
Ditching doorstep delivery prompts Arla revival
Arla Foods UK said it had seen a significant improvement during its
second half, helped on by the sale of underperforming doorstep milk
business to rival Dairy Crest.
Arla using cheese to conquer America
Americans are eating Danish havarti cheese faster than Arla Foods
can make it for them, the firm has said, helping it to build a
better foothold across the Atlantic.
Middle East boycott hits Arla profits
A boycott across the Middle East on dairy products made by
Denmark's Arla Foods has hit the group's profits in the first of
half of the year, it has announced.
Dairy Crest buys Arla's Express Dairies in UK
Dairy Crest has signed a deal to buy the doorstep milk delivery
business of rival Arla Foods UK, claiming the prospect of cost
savings outweighs falling demand in the sector.
Consumers snub Arla's Mini30 milk
Arla Foods is scrapping its lower calorie Mini30 milk in Denmark
only six months after the product was launched, because consumers
do not like the taste.
Arla re-starts cheese production for Middle East
Arla Foods has re-started cheese production for the Middle East
dairy market, but warned the move did not represent significant
progress in beating the boycott there.
Arla signs speciality cheese deal
Arla Foods has bought up speciality cheesemaker Tholstrup in its
native Denmark, as the group looks to expand its cheese export
business amid rising competition.
Arla, Danisco swallow Denmark's EU subsidies
International food giants Arla Foods and Danisco got more subsidies
from the EU than anyone else in their native Denmark last year,
says a new report, adding yet more controversy to Europe's farm
Arla UK under fire over milk price cuts
Arla UK announced it would make more controversial cuts to farmgate
milk prices and fine producers for churning out too much milk, as
cost pressures on the dairy industry intensify.