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Catastrophic Cuts Threaten UK Dairy Industry

    Catastrophic Cuts Threaten UK Dairy Industry

The NFU (National Farmers Union) has strongly condemned the latest round of milk price cuts after three major dairy processors, who supply fresh liquid milk into the UK market place, issued notices for reductions. Robert Wiseman Dairies, Arla Foods UK and Dairy Crest have announced cuts to their milk prices paid to farmers of 1.7ppl, […]

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Arla Foods UK Appoints Contractors For New £150 Million Dairy

    Arla Foods UK Appoints Contractors For New £150 Million Dairy

Arla Foods UK has appointed Caddick Construction and NG Bailey to build its £150 million fresh milk dairy at Aylesbury in England. Caddick Construction has started on site as principal contractor, with works expecting to take 75 weeks to complete. The company will be responsible for the construction of the main dairy and the energy […]

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Arla Foods UK Begins Construction on £150 Million Dairy

    Arla Foods UK Begins Construction on £150 Million Dairy

Arla Foods UK has commenced building work for its £150 million fresh milk dairy in Aylesbury. Work started on site on 6 February 2012, and is expected to take 75 weeks to complete.
Once completed, the dairy will process and pack up to one billion litres of milk per year. The project is being 100% funded […]

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Arla Foods UK Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill

    Arla Foods UK Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill

Arla Foods is the first major dairy company in the UK to achieve zero waste to landfill throughout the entire UK business, including all its sites. Through maximising recycling, the company has taken another step towards reaching its environmental targets and achieving its ‘Closer to Nature’ ambition.
With over 90 per cent of site waste being […]

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Green Light For Arla’s £150 Million UK Dairy Project

    Green Light For Arla’s £150 Million UK Dairy Project

Arla Foods’ plans to build the world’s largest zero carbon dairy at Aylesbury in England have been given the go ahead by the local authority. The Danish dairy co-operative has committed to 100% privately fund the £150 million project, creating a dairy which can process and package up to 1.3 billion litres of fresh milk […]

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Arla Launches First Branded Dairy Indian Range in the UK

    Arla Launches First Branded Dairy Indian Range in the UK

Arla Foods UK has launched its new Indian dairy range, which gives consumers the chance to buy authentic fresh Indian dairy produce in mainstream supermarkets. Savera – meaning ‘new dawn’ or ‘morning’ in the Hindi language – was co-created with consumers and Indian chef, Ajoy Sachdev, after three years of research and development.
 
Belinda Parkinson, future […]

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OFT Fines UK Supermarkets and Dairy Processors £50 Million

    OFT Fines UK Supermarkets and Dairy Processors £50 Million

The UK Office of Fair Trading is imposing fines totalling £49.51 million on four supermarkets and five dairy processors, following its dairy products retail pricing investigation. The OFT found that Arla Foods UK, Asda, Dairy Crest, McLelland, Safeway, Sainsbury, Tesco, The Cheese Company and Robert Wiseman Dairies infringed the Competition Act 1998 by co-ordinating increases […]

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Arla Foods UK Targets Super Lightweight Polybottles

    Arla Foods UK Targets Super Lightweight Polybottles

Already boasting the lightest polybottle portfolio in the industry, Arla Foods UK has now set its sights on reducing the weight of its polybottles by a further 15-20%. Arla’s next phase of lightweighting is directly in line with its plan to build the industry’s first zero carbon billion-litre fresh milk processing facility in Aylesbury in […]

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Arla Foods UK to Consolidate Butter Production at Westbury Dairies

    Arla Foods UK to Consolidate Butter Production at Westbury Dairies

Arla Foods UK, the British subsidiary of Scandinavian dairy co-operative Arla Foods, is to manufacture retail packet butter at Westbury Dairies, from August 2011. The move follows the announcement in September that Arla Foods UK was to become a shareholder with UK dairy co-operatives First Milk and Milk Link in Westbury Dairies.
All three parties have […]

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Arla Foods UK to Expand Cravendale Milk Capacity

    Arla Foods UK to Expand Cravendale Milk Capacity

Arla Foods UK, the British arm of Scandinavian dairy co-operative Arla Foods, is investing £6.7m in a new bottle blowmoulding machine to increase production of its Cravendale milk brand at its production facility at Stourton in Leeds. When operational in March 2011, the new blowmoulder, which will supplement two existing machines, will expand milk production […]

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Arla Foods UK Becomes Minority Shareholder in Westbury Dairies

    Arla Foods UK Becomes Minority Shareholder in Westbury Dairies

British dairy co-operatives First Milk and Milk Link have agreed terms for Arla Foods UK, the British arm of Scandinavian co-op Arla Foods, to become a shareholder in Westbury Dairies, the joint venture company that operates the UK’s most modern skimmed milk powder and bulk butter production facility located in Westbury, Wiltshire.  First Milk and […]

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Arla Foods Reveals Location For New £150 Million UK Dairy

    Arla Foods Reveals Location For New £150 Million UK Dairy

Arla Foods has announced that it will establish the world’s first zero carbon milk processing facility at Aston Clinton, Aylesbury, in southern England. The site, which is due to be operational in 2012, will also be the world’s first billion litre liquid milk dairy and will entail investment of over £150 million.
During the land search, […]

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Dairy Farmers to Increase Stake in Arla Foods UK

    Dairy Farmers to Increase Stake in Arla Foods UK

Arla Foods Milk Partnership, the British farmers group which supplies milk to dairy processor Arla Foods UK, is considering increasing its investment in the dairy processor. A final decision will be made following dialogue with farmer members of AFMP, in September 2010. Meanwhile, Arla Foods has confirmed that it will invest over £150m in a […]

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£320 Million Capital Investment by UK Dairy Processors

Although 2009 was a tough year for UK dairy processors, the market fundamentals remain sound and reflecting this confidence in the long-term outlook, capital investment projects worth over £320 million are currently ongoing or just recently completed within the industry.
Encompassing liquid milk, cheese, yoghurts and chilled desserts, yellow fats (butter, spreads and margarine) and cream, […]

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Arla Foods Invests For Growth

    Arla Foods Invests For Growth

Having been forced by the severe economic environment in 2009 to make cuts across its business, Arla Foods has substantially increased its investment budget for 2010 to DKr1.84 billion (Eur250 million) as the Scandinavian dairy giant again focuses on expansion.
In addition to marketing expenditure to drive sales growth, the investment budget has earmarked funds for […]

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