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Arla Foods amba confirms November milk price

Arla Foods’ on-account prices for conventional and organic milk will increase by 1 euro cent per kilo, from 1 November 2020.  

When applied to the manufacturing price, Arla’s pence per litre for conventional milk will be 30.66 pence and the organic price 39.02 ppl for Arla’s farmer owners.

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Forget horsepower, Britain's farmers are turning to cow power in a bid to be more sustainable

  • Arla unveils UK’s first dairy farm ‘fuel station’ as new trial transforms cow poo into power
  • Trial will use poo from around 500 cows to create 27,000kg of biofuel to power dairy delivery trucks
  • The three-month trial will reduce Arla’s carbon impact by 80 tonnes
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Arla Foods amba confirms October milk price

Arla Foods’ on-account prices for conventional and organic milk will increase by 0.5 euro cents per kilo, from 1 October 2020.  This month is also positively impacted by a 0.06 p/kg, quarterly currency adjustment bringing in a total increase to 0.50 pence per kilo. When applied to the manufacturing price, Arla’s pence per litre for conventional milk will be 29.76 pence and the organic price 38.12 ppl for Arla’s farmer owners.

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Government urged to be pragmatic and practical to avoid food price hikes from 1 January

New LSE and Arla Foods report identifies steps the Government and EU can take to ensure consumers of food and drink products do not face disruption at the end of the Brexit transition period

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Arla dairy farmers to open up countryside to children across the UK for Virtual Farm Sunday

A huge part of education is visiting new places and experiencing new things. With the start of the school term this week, many children have not been able to enjoy those experiences this summer thanks to the restrictions of COVID.

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Arla Foods delivers strong results in the UK as cooperative steers through pandemic

Arla Foods UK reports revenue growth of 4.7 per cent in the first half of 2020 with a net revenue of £1bn (€1.2bn). The growth comes as foodservice closures shifted demand into shops and supermarkets with dairy proving a high priority product as the nation went into lockdown.

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Arla Foods amba confirms September milk price remains unchanged

Arla Foods’ on-account prices for conventional milk and organic milk price will remain unchanged for September 2020. This means Arla’s manufacturing price for conventional milk will remain 29.26 pence per litre and the organic price 37.62 pence per litre, for Arla’s farmer owners who have completed their Arlagarden and Climate Check data, from 1 September 2020.

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Dairy farmers reclaim sweet smelling country air with smarter muck-spreading methods

Those living in rural areas and day trippers to the British countryside will be familiar with the pungent aroma lingering in the air after a farmer has been out muck-spreading – often ironically referred to as ‘that fresh country air’, it’s the by-product of the natural cow-poo, or slurry, used as fertilizer.

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Arla dairy farmers given vital environmental know how through new partnership with scientists

Arla Foods, the UK’s leading dairy co-operative, has today announced a new partnership with the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH).  Through the collaboration, Arla UK 360 farmers are working to trial a customised  version of the UKCEH’s newly launched Environmental Planner (E-Planner) tool, with adjustments specifically for dairy farmers.

Arla Foods amba to increase price by 1.7ppl to 31.91ppl from 27 May

Arla Foods amba confirms August milk price remains unchanged

Arla Foods’ on-account prices for conventional milk and organic milk price will remain unchanged for August 2020. This means Arla’s manufacturing price for conventional milk will remain 29.26 pence per litre and the organic price 37.62 pence per litre, for Arla’s farmer owners who have completed their Arlagarden and Climate Check data, from 1 August 2020.

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Arla Farmers’ Grand Plan For Pollinator Pit Stops Begins To Blossom

So much of the food we enjoy every day depends on pollinators (87 out of 115 of the world’s most consumed food crops needs pollinators, including just about all of the fruit and veg we enjoy in the UK) so it’s important that action is taken to halt and reverse the decline in some of their species. 

As their habitats have been under increasing pressure over the years The Government’s National Pollinator Strategy was created to provide a framework to help protect and encourage pollinators around the UK.   While the Strategy has been in place for a few years now, practical support to help turn it into a reality has been slight, but as we enter Bees Needs Week, farmers from Arla, the UK’s biggest dairy cooperative, reveal the results of an initiative they have been working on with the support of a leading agronomist, Marek Nowakowski that could provide a valuable resource for pollinators and the wildlife they also attract.

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Arla Farmers team up with Sainsbury’s for launch of Integrated Beef Programme

Dairy cooperative Arla Foods is to partner with Sainsbury’s in a new voluntary scheme that will see its farmer owners receive a guaranteed price and home for their calves at conception, when producing Aberdeen Angus beef for the retailer’s premium ‘Taste the Difference’.