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Foodwatch: Lactalis scandal is one too many

By Joseph James Whitworth

The producer, supermarkets, public authorities and laboratories have ‘failed the consumer’ in the Lactalis infant formula contamination scandal, according to foodwatch.

AFISA was a joint venture in Argentina established in 2001 between Arla Foods Ingredients and SanCor.

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Arla buys AFISA shares from SanCor

By Jim Cornall

Arla Foods Ingredients has confirmed it has agreed to acquire the shares in Arla Foods Ingredients S.A (AFISA) currently owned by SanCor to support the company’s ambition for market growth in South America.

Arla Foods will have the rights to use the Yeo Valley brand in the UK for milk, butter, spreads and cheese, but not yogurt, ice cream, cream and desserts, which will continue to be part of the independent Yeo Valley Group.

Arla Foods in Yeo Valley Dairies takeover

By Jim Cornall

The Danish headquartered cooperative said it is looking to significantly step up its ambitions for its organic dairy business in the UK, and now Arla Foods Limited, a subsidiary of Arla Foods amba, has announced it will acquire Yeo Valley Dairies Limited,...

Arla Foods has announced its biggest investment ever for 2018 as it pursues its 2020 goals.

Arla Foods to invest €527m in 2018

By Jim Cornall

In the biggest single investment announced in the Danish-headquartered dairy cooperative’s history, Arla Foods says it will invest more than half a billion euros ($656m) in 2018 to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition.