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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.

Organic products are a big part of Arla's success story in communicating with consumers.

Arla: Connecting the New Natural with consumers

By Jim Cornall

Arla Foods is looking to a new generation of consumers through the concept of ‘The New Natural’ – a concept that encompasses sustainability, clean label, ethical thinking and more.

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.

New appointments from the world of dairy in September. Pic:© Getty Images/VectorStory

September appointments in dairy

By Mary Ellen Shoup and Jim Cornall

It has been a busy month with announcements at many companies and organizations in September, with perhaps the biggest being a change at the top of Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina.

Arla is moving production of its white mold cheese from Lillebælt Dairy to Troldhede Dairy.

Arla closing Lillebælt dairy

By Jim Cornall

Danish dairy cooperative Arla Foods is moving production of its Castello brand white mold cheese to its Troldhede dairy location, resulting in the loss of 66 jobs at Lillebælt Dairy, which will close by the beginning of 2019.

Arla is seeing growth in Asian markets, and not only in China. Pic: ©iStock/fpdress

Arla looks to responsible growth in Asia

By Jim Cornall

Danish-based dairy cooperative Arla Foods recently published its corporate responsibility report 2016, entitled Our Responsibility, documenting the company’s progress on responsible business practice.

The Southeast Asia market is a growing one for Arla. Pic: ©Arla Foods.

Arla profits grow despite revenue decline

By Jim Cornall

Danish dairy co-operative Arla Foods has released its 2016 financial results, which show a decline in revenue as a result of the global price environment, but due to moving more milk from bulk to brands, net profit grew 20.7% to €356m ($374m).