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
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
Arla Foods and Campina, two of Europe's largest dairy
co-operatives, have abandoned their much-hyped plans to merge,
after failing to secure the confidence of their respective boards,
Tom Armitage reports.
Danish-Swedish dairy co-operative Arla Foods is awaiting a decision
from the Danish authorities over an alleged instance of
market-rigging, while Norwegian dairy producer Tine continues to
endure the wrath of consumers over a similar...
Campina, the Dutch dairy co-operative, yesterday informed its
member-farmers that the date of a crucial vote determining whether
it will merge with Arla Foods has been pushed back, to allow both
groups more time to reconsider "unresolved...