Arla Foods launches organic baby brand to the UK market

UK - Arla Foods, an international cooperative, is bringing its follow-on formula to UK parents with a new range of baby products, as it seeks to build on the success seen in Denmark and China by extending the Arla Baby&Me Organic brand which will include porridge and pouches. According to FoodingredientsFirst, Baby&Me Organic brings Arla…

Arla Foods UK launches sustainable farming standards model for dairy farming

UK - Farmer-owned cooperative Arla Foods UK has launched ‘Arla UK 360’, a new standard in UK dairy farming which is said to have “an approach to benefit everyone”. According to the cooperative, it said that it had created the standard amidst the “ongoing volatility in the global milk markets” and increasing consumer misunderstanding of…

Arla’s Board of Directors proposes to pay out entire 2018 net profit to farmers with financial strains

UK – Arla Foods, an international dairy company, has made a proposal to pay out the entire 2018 net profit of Arla Group to farmers facing tough financial situations due to the summer’s drought. According to the company, the proposal was prepared by Arla's Board of Directors due to the positive development of Arla Foods’…

Arla Foods reports 2.2% revenue growth to US$5.96b in the first half results 2018

UK - Arla Foods, an international cooperative, has announced that it has improved its profitability and reported a revenue growth of 2.2% to US$5.96 billion in its first half results in 2018. According to the company, the rise in revenue was driven in part by the company’s strategic brands in the first half of 2018…

Arla Foods to build new innovation centre in Denmark to increase production of whey

DENMARK - Farmer-owned Arla Foods is to build a ground-breaking innovation centre in Nr. Vium, Denmark to improve the production of whey. According to the company, the new centre will be home to leading scientists and innovators who will discover and deliver new ways of using milk and whey to serve the needs of the…

Arla Foods acquires Yeo Valley Diaries to expand milk, butter and cheese market

UK - Arla Foods Limited, an international dairy cooperative, will acquire Yeo Valley Dairies Limited, a subsidiary of the Yeo Valley Group Limited to expand milk, butter, spreads and cheese brands. According to the company, this transaction will give the farmer-owned dairy cooperative the rights to use the Yeo Valley brand in milk, butter, spreads…

Helene Gunnarson appointed new vice-chairman of Arla Foods

DENMARK - Arla Foods amba board of directors have appointed former chairman of the Swedish Area Council and the Organic Committee, Helene Gunnarson as new vice-chairman of the corporative. She succeeds Jan Toft Norgaard who was appointed new chairman of Arla Foods amba in May. Helene, who has been a farmer since 1997, served as…

Arla Foods appoints Ash Amirahmadi as managing director for UK

UK - Arla Foods has appointed its current SVP - Sales for Arla Foods, Ash Amirahmadi as new management director for UK effective 1 July 2018. He succeeds Tomas Pietrangeli, who is leaving the company to become CEO of Danish retail group Dagrofa A/S as from 30 June 2018. Ash Amirahmadi joined Arla Foods in…

Shoppers willing to pay more for high protein Arla Food Ingredients products

USA – Arla Food Ingredients, a global leader in value-added whey proteins, has conducted a survey that recorded that nearly two thirds of shoppers in South America were willing to pay extra for a food or beverage product that is higher in protein. According to the company, the researchers from Lindberg International asked 4,000 consumers…

Arla Foods Anchor Butter receives ‘Brand of the Year’ Award at Grocer Gold Awards

UK – Arla Foods, one of the leading butter brand and owned by dairy co-operative in UK, has received ‘Brand of the Year’ award for its Anchor Butter brand, which was at the Grocer Gold Awards. According to the company, the awards recognised outstanding performance by an established brand in response to changing trade or…