Danish dairy company Mille Food was at the recent SIAL food innovation event in Paris, France, promoting its soon-to-be-launched range of organic infant formula for the European market under the Møko brand.
Arla Foods is closing its Brabrand dairy in Aarhus, Denmark, with the potential loss of 160 jobs.
Arla Foods’ new innovation center in the Agro Food Park, in the Skejby district of Aarhus in Denmark, officially opened today.
Arla Food’s board of representatives has voted to distribute €124m ($131m) to its farmer-owners as the annual supplementary payment, also known as the 13th payment. On average, that amounts to one eurocent per kilo of milk supplied by each farmer.
Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are responsible for the taste, consistency and shelf life of a range of dairy products.
The CEO of the Danish Food Cluster - and two members - tell FoodNavigator of their mission to make the Danish food industry a by-word for entrepreneurial and tech innovation.
Innovation can be driven by many things – from profits to shelf-life. However, according to Sven Thormahlen, head of strategic innovation at Danish dairy company Arla Foods, consumers often drive that innovation.
Arla has opened a distribution terminal with a combined 10,000m² warehouse with cooling areas and office buildings in Heidenau, near Hamburg, Germany.
Fonterra's work with FOSS and Arla Foods on a method to screen for adulterants served as a foundation for the development of its award-winning Milk Fingerprinting technology.
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has been recognized for the development of its Milk Fingerprinting technology.
Arla Foods has increased processing capacity at its site in Pronsfeld, Germany to support growing regional and international demand for butter and milk powder.
Arla Foods plans to introduce additional variations of its Danish dairy drink range Cocio in the UK in coming years.
Arla Foods has agreed to acquire Swedish premium cheese brand Falbygdens from Finnish food firm Atria for an undisclosed sum.
DISPATCHES FROM INTERNATIONAL WHEY CONFERENCE 2014
The Russian embargo on Western food imports will have little impact on Arla Foods Ingredients' whey and lactose interests, says CEO Henrik Andersen.
Arla Foods’ status as a multinational farmer-owned dairy company has been reinforced by its EGM Walhorn merger taking on the Netherlands.
Arla Foods cooperative membership could be extended to the Netherlands "for the first time" through its proposed merger with Eupener Genossenschaftsmolkerei Walhorn (EGM Walhorn).
The quality of raw materials is set to become a more prevalent subject in the coming years, according to Arla Food Ingredients.
Hydrocolloids firm CP Kelco has said it will invest a further 60m Danish krone (€8m) to expand its facility in Lille Skensved, Denmark, on the back of increased demand for its amidated pectin, used in low sugar and sugar-free foods.
Arla Foods has reported record high profits of DKK 1.9bn ($340m) for 2012 – an achievement it has attributed to double-digit sales growth from Russia, China, and the Middle East and Africa region.
Barry Callebaut has acquired Sweden’s ASM Foods from Carletti and has taken over additional operations from Carletti in Demark to up its production capacity in Scandinavia.
Arla Foods intends to increase its focus on growth markets such as Russia, China, the Middle East and Africa over the next five years, in a strategic move away from the stagnated European market.
Arla Foods UK hopes to cut the distance it travels to collect raw milk and deliver finished products through the introduction of a half milk tanker, half refrigerated container hybrid.
Arla Foods is taking ‘radical’ cost-cutting steps to keep pace with rivals and told DairyReporter.com that fewer suppliers might have to offer lower prices for packaging and other materials.
Arla Foods announced today that it was a "step closer" to acquiring German dairy firm Allgäuland-Käserien, after the last of the latter's constituent co-operatives voted in favour of joining the dairy giant.
Senior management changes at Arla
Arla will reoganise its senior management team from October, in a move that it says will shorten decision-making timeframes and devliver the DKK 75bn turnover growth demanded by its strategy to 2015.
Arla confident despite Allgäuland takeover setback
Arla Foods remains confident that its ‘take it or leave it’ takeover bid for Southern German dairy co-op Allgäuland-Käsereien will succeed, despite its initial rejection.
Arla makes move on German dairy to aid European growth
An increased product portfolio and a larger European footprint are two benefits the German acquisition of Allgäuland-Käsereien will bring Arla Foods if its bid is cleared, says the dairy giant.
Arla looks to merge with distressed Swedish dairy
A slump in milk demand in Sweden at the beginning of the year has prompted distressed Swedish dairy co-op Milko to turn to Arla to take on its farmers.
Arla Foods aims for German top three as members vote for merger
The merger of Arla Foods and German dairy firm Hansa-Milch is now set to go ahead after members of both co-ops voted in favour of the tie-up.
Arla Foods heralds recovery despite Danish struggles
Arla Foods claims to have put the recession behind it in 2010 despite coming under pressure from discount products in its domestic market.
Arla Foods in merger talks with German co-op
Arla Foods is in merger talks with the German dairy co-operative Hansa-Milch as it looks to broaden its portfolio and improve its negotiating position with customers in the country.
Arla in merger talks with German dairy co-op
Arla Foods has revealed that it is in merger talks with the German dairy co-operative Hansa-Milch.
FrieslandCampina reports milk price rally
FrieslandCampina has announced the biggest monthly increase in the guaranteed price for the milk supplied to its farmers so far this year.
Arla Foods reports higher profits in 'turbulent' year
In what Arla Foods called a “turbulent and challenging year”, the company has reported a 6.5 per cent decline in revenue for 2009.
Arla to make iced coffee for Starbucks in Europe
Starbucks chilled coffee may soon be on European supermarket shelves after the Seattle coffeehouse signed a deal with Arla Foods.
Danes unite to mine infant formula prebiotics
Danisco and Arla are taking part in a €2.5m+ business/academia research project to isolate and develop some of the oligosaccharides naturally present in human breast milk for use in infant formulas.
Arla plans marketing and capacity increases
Arla is upping its marketing spend by 30 per cent in 2010, and plans to invest almost a billion DKK in more capacity increases and structural changes.
Arla announces three-step product development programme
Arla Foods Ingredients has announced a new three-step hands-on programme for working with food manufacturers on product development, from conception to large-scale trials and commercialisation.
Arla targets supply chain balance in cost cut plans
As European farmers’ associations call for better cooperation between processors and milk suppliers over pricing, a leading cooperative groups says it is already having to tighten its budget across the supply chain.
Arla faces farmer wrath over new year price chop
A leading European dairy cooperative has announced it will return prices paid to its farmer members to rates similar to before surging values recorded in mid-2007, risking further wrath from concerned farmers in the bloc.
Arla poised to sell packaging venture
Dairy group Arla Foods and packaging firm Constantia Packaging are
looking to sell off their joint venture on the Danish market to
focus on their core businesses.
How Arla side-stepped the EU feta ruling
EU laws to protect regional foods do not necessarily spell the end
for copycat products, as Arla Foods has shown with its Danish
'feta' cheese brand.
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 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 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.
Arla signs organic milk deal with Lidl
Dairy group Arla Foods has signed an organic dairy supply deal with
discount retailer Lidl, as big food firms increasingly move in on
rising consumer demand for organic food.
Arla Foods upbeat on EU feta ruling
The European Court of Justice's feta ruling may give sole rights to
Greece, yet one of Europe's leading dairy producers has been
preparing for years to find a way round the new rules.
Campina outlines CAP reform survival plan
Coping with reforms to the EU's Common Agricultural Policy has
taken centre-stage for dairy firms across the bloc as Dutch group
Campina outlines a plan to swallow more than €80m of losses in aid
1H up, but full year 'uncertain' for Arla Foods
Fall in milk price paid to farmers brings gains in first half for
Arla Foods, the owner of Arla Food Ingredients, but the
co-operative warns the full year remains 'uncertain'.