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Arla Foods UK Appoints New SVP of Sales

Jonathan Dixon has been appointed as the new Senior Vice President of Sales for Arla Foods UK effective 1st May.

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Lurpak goes Light with new block butter innovation

The UK’s number 1 butter and spreadable brand* is to launch  a new category-leading innovation with the introduction of its new light butter to the Lurpak® Lighter range. The new block butter is made from only three natural ingredients – butter, water and salt -  and is being launched  after consumer research revealed that light or reduced fat products are often perceived as unnatural and containing many ingredients.

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Arla Foods amba confirms April 2021 milk price rise

Arla Foods’ on-account prices for conventional and organic milk will increase by 1.5 euro cents per kilo from 1 April 2021.

This month the on account price is also impacted positively by 0.04 pence per litre by the quarterly currency exchange rate adjustment. Together, when applied to the UK manufacturing litre this equates to 1.40 pence per litre and takes Arla’s conventional milk price to 31.43 pence and organic milk to 39.79 per litre for Arla’s farmer owners.

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Proposed closure of Arla Trevarrian Creamery

Following a significant decline in site volumes due to loss of key own-label cheese contracts, as well as continued instability in foodservice demand due to the ongoing pandemic, farmer-owned dairy company Arla Foods, is proposing to cease production at its Trevarrian Creamery in Cornwall, subject to consultation with employees at the site.

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Arla Foods amba confirms March milk price

The Arla Foods on-account price for conventional and organic milk will increase by 0.5 euro cent from March 2021. 

This means that Arla’s conventional milk price will increase to 30.03 pence and organic milk increase to 38.39 pence per litre for Arla’s farmer owners.

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Cooperative values of Arla Foods UK helped deliver on increased demand for dairy during 2020

  • Annual results show home consumption driving 13 per cent branded volume revenue growth for Arla Food UK in 2020
  • Total UK revenue increased to £2.12bn (2.380bn euros) despite 50 per cent of Arla’s products being impacted by the consequences of the pandemic. Global Arla Group revenue reached EUR 10.6 billion
  • Arla’s Board of Directors has proposed that the share of profits paid out to farmer owners, in what is termed the 13th payment, should be 1.75 eurocent per kg milk (circa 1.58 pence per litre), 0.75 eurocent, higher than the standard 1.00 eurocent per kg milk
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Arla recognised as industry leader in prestigious awards

Dairy cooperative, Arla Foods, has been awarded the John Beckett Memorial Cup at the British Dairying Cream Awards 2021. The accolade which is given to the winner of the award for Overall Dairy Company of the Year is widely acknowledged as the most esteemed in the industry, taking into consideration production, operations and welfare across the nation’s top dairy businesses.

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New study looks to create 'happy cow measure' for dairy herds

Dairy cooperative, Arla Foods, has been working with animal behavioural science and technology partners FAI Farms, Nedap and Alta Genetics to determine how, exactly, to measure the happiness of a cow. The project is being driven with the knowledge that the wellbeing of herds is determined by how they are managed within a given environment, rather than which type of production system the farm operates. The cumulative data is helping Arla and the wider dairy industry create a ‘happy cow measure’, which, for the first time in industry history, looks to automate the measurement of mental wellbeing for cows.

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Arla Foods amba confirms hold for February milk price

Arla Foods’ on-account prices for conventional and organic milk will remain unchanged from 1 February 2021. This means that Arla’s conventional milk price will remain at 29.58 pence and organic milk 37.94 pence per litre for Arla’s farmer owners.

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Arla Foods amba confirms January 2021 milk price

Arla Foods’ on-account prices for conventional and organic milk will decrease by 1.2 euro cents per kilo, from 1 January 2021.  

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New take on food education aims to plug the gap in our children's understanding

While lockdown life has placed even more emphasis on the food we eat and where it comes from, it seems a whole generation of children risk missing key information on how their food is produced. Not only are 1 in 51 kids unaware of where food like dairy comes from, but they are also unsure about food nutrition, meaning they risk being poorly equipped to make sensible, healthy choices later in life.