Arla Foods

Arla Foods is raising the price of its milk in September 2016

Arla Foods raises milk price to 20p a litre

By Matt Atherton

The National Farmers Union (NFU) said it was “a relief” that Arla Foods planned to increase its milk prices by 1p a litre from September 1.

Unite has accused Arla Foods of not properly consulting over the closure of its Peverel Dairy in Essex

Unite starts legal proceedings against Arla Foods

By Michelle Perrett

Unite, the union, said it has instigated legal proceedings against Arla Foods, claiming it failed to “properly” consult over the possible loss of 230 jobs at the Hatfield Peverel dairy in March.

Dairy firm Arla will cut 500 jobs across its business

Arla to cut 500 jobs in efficiency plan

By Laurence Gibbons

Arla Foods is planning to cut 500 jobs across its business, as part of structural changes designed to make the business more energy efficient and globally focused.

The UK government should provide more support for dairy farmers

UK government must follow the French with dairy support

By Laurence Gibbons

The UK government should provide dairy farmers with similar support and financial backing given by its French counterpart to help secure sustainable milk supplies and fight against the “bleak future” it faces, according to the National Farmers Union (NFU).

Arla faces disruption to milk deliveries this Easter

Arla Easter strike threat intensifies

By Michael Stones

Arla Foods’s milk deliveries to northern supermarkets could be disrupted over Easter, after the GMB and Unite the Union both warned a three-day strike was likely over the holiday.

Arla said it would have to cut 79 jobs in Denmark as a result of the Russian ban on EU food imports

Russia ban hits trade as Arla slashes milk price

By Rod Addy

Arla Foods has slashed its standard milk price by  €1.5 cents/kg, (1.2p a litre in the UK) from September 1, blaming market conditions and the impact of Russia’s ban on EU food and drink.

Arla's Unika cheeses have been developed in consultation with Denmark's top chefs

Arla plans innovation revolution with artisan brand

By Rod Addy

Dairy giant Arla Foods’ artisan cheese brand Unika, launched first in Denmark, is now ready for wider national and international distribution, according to premium foods manager John Gynther.

Construction of Arla's new super dairy began last week. When complete, the facility will employ 700 people and process up to 1bn litres of milk a year

Arla Foods starts 700 job recruitment drive

By Freddie Dawson

Danish dairy co-operative Arla Foods is to start recruiting 700 staff to work at its £150M super dairy in Aylesbury Buckinghamshire after construction began at the site last week.

Arla have been given the green-light for new £150M plant

Arla Foods to create 700 jobs with new £150M dairy project

By Dan Colombini

Some 700 new jobs are set to be created in the sector after communities secretary Eric Pickles confirmed that he would not call-in Danish dairy cooperative Arla Foods’ application to build a new £150M dairy in Buckinghamshire.

Analyst: Arla’s super dairy not a gamechanger

Analyst: Arla’s super dairy not a gamechanger

By Elaine Watson

Arla’s proposed 1bn-litre ‘super dairy’ in Greater London will shake up the UK liquid milk market but is unlikely to alter radically the balance of power in the trade, according to one analyst.

New milk processing site to create 500 jobs

New milk processing site to create 500 jobs

By Rod Addy

Plans for the UK’s biggest liquid milk processing facility - with a one billion litre capacity - that will be built in the outskirts of London have...

Dairy double act

Dairy double act

By Paul Gander

Hole-in-the-wall packaging operations have been an option for years, but not everyone has been able to make them work well. So why did Arla opt for this solution in its high-tech Leeds dairy? Paul Gander went to find out

Stars of the show

Stars of the show

The very best in UK food manufacture was recognised at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2007. Sarah Britton reports


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