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Arla Foods considering closure of UK creamery

8 Mar 2021

Dairy cooperative Arla Foods is weighing up whether to close a cheese factory in the UK, partially related to the affects of the pandemic.

New products – Small Giants wins in Sainsbury's with cricket snacks; Arla adds dips to Buko line in Germany; Conagra unveils Mondelez tie-up; Insane Grain wins 'big four' listing

12 Feb 2021

This week's batch of new products includes the addition of dips to Arla's Buko brand in Germany and UK healthy snacks start-up Insane Grain winning its first 'big four' listing. 

Arla Foods CEO Peder Tuborgh on retaining dairy giant's new "modus operandi" – the just-food interview

12 Feb 2021

The dairy giant developed a new "modus operandi" in response to Covid and managed to grow sales and profits. CEO Peder Tuborgh talks about his desire to retain some of that change.

Plant-based priorities – dairy companies also in dairy-free

12 Feb 2021

just-food rounds up what the world's leading dairy businesses, or food majors with a significant dairy offering, are providing in the dairy-free product area.

Arla Foods lays down target to double online sales in Europe

12 Jan 2021

Arla Foods has set out a target for its online sales as demand through the channel has surged during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Quote, unquote – food industry reacts to Brexit trade deal

4 Jan 2021

On Christmas Eve, the UK and the EU sealed a deal on trade between the two markets in the wake of Brexit. Here's a flavour of the industry reaction so far.

New products – US vegetarian-foods manufacturer Keystone Natural Holdings adds to brand roster; Mars reveals confectionery NPD; Arla adds yogurt to Lactofree

13 Nov 2020

This week's batch of new product launches includes new confectionery from Mars, Arla adding to its lactose-free dairy range and The Collective entering the dairy-free category.

New products – Arla launches filtered milk drink Klöver; Ancient Harvest debuts wheat-free pasta; Perkier Foods' Immune range of plant-based bars, porridge

9 Oct 2020

This week's selection of new products includes Perkier Foods' range of bars and porridge, and six SKUs from the UK's Noisy Snacks.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

Covid-19 – How food majors are adapting to homeworking

14 Sep 2020

Covid-19 has seen increased home-working, often with flexible hours. We explore the challenges and opportunities for packaged-food companies as new working habits look set to stay.

European Brands Association to trial packaging recycling initiative

8 Sep 2020

AIM, the European Brands Association, has announced it is to road-test a new packaging recycling scheme.

Arla sales rise during pandemic but Brexit remains concern

3 Sep 2020

Danish dairy giant Arla Foods has seen its sales increase in the first half of the year but sees potential risks ahead.

Arla Foods warns of no-deal Brexit price increases

13 Jul 2020

One of Europe's largest dairy producers has warned of higher prices for consumers in the event of a no-deal Brexit come December.

Arla Foods promotes Torben Dahl Nyholm to CFO role

2 Jul 2020

Arla Foods appointed a new chief financial officer to replace Natalie Knight, who left the business in February.

Arla Foods says foodservice starting to pick up in Denmark as Covid-19 controls ease

5 Jun 2020

Arla Foods said its foodservice sales in the European dairy group's home market of Denmark have started to pick up as controls ease.

Will Covid-19 spark change in UK supplier payment terms?

13 May 2020

We look at the records of how the UK's largest grocers – and manufacturers – have been paying their suppliers and wonder if the recent changes to help suppliers will stick around.

New products - Hormel's Applegate Farms debuts Well Carved blended meat and veg line; The Meatless Farm makes first foray into frozen; Lantmannen shifts Americana brand into retail

11 May 2020

This week's new product launches that caught the eye include vegan cheese from Norseland, a vegan pie from Holland's Pies and a high-fibre loaf from Hovis.

Arla makes move into plant-based category

5 Mar 2020

One of the world's largest dairy companies has followed its peers into the growing market for alternatives to dairy.

Arla Foods invests in Swedish plant to export lactose-free products to UK

21 Feb 2020

European dairy giant Arla Foods has invested in a plant in Sweden to develop exports to the UK market.

Arla Foods plans record investment after sales stagnate

19 Feb 2020

Danish dairy giant Arla Foods has announced its investment plans for 2020 after seeing sales stagnate in 2019.

Arla Foods to develop lactose-free facility in the UK

23 Jan 2020

Arla Foods is to spend tens of millions of pounds developing a site to make it ready for the manufacture of its lactose-free milk products.

How should Big Food set up in direct-to-consumer?

3 Dec 2019

How should Big Food companies go about setting up a direct-to-consumer service? Simon Harvey investigates.

Arla Foods to close Gefleortens Dairy business in Sweden

27 Nov 2019

Danish dairy giant Arla Foods has announced that it is to close a business in Sweden it took over in 2017.

Arla to expand Danish dairy site to meet rising demand for mozzarella

7 Nov 2019

Danish dairy giant Arla Foods has announced plans to expand one of its domestic plants to increase mozzarella production.

Arla Foods announces departure of CFO Natalie Knight

22 Oct 2019

European dairy giant Arla Foods has announced its CFO Natalie Knight is to leave the business next February.

Fonterra, Arla feature among global dairy firms in combined sustainability push

23 Sep 2019

Dairy industry leaders have today (23 September) announced their support for the Sustainable Dairy Partnership (SDP).

Arla investing in R&D for milk products at plant in Germany

20 Sep 2019

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods is expanding a plant in Germany for the development and production of fresh milk products.

Arla launches 'the world's first climate-neutral dairy range'

19 Sep 2019

European dairy giant Arla Foods is making climate-neutral claims for a new dairy range it is launching in Sweden.

China dairy giant Mengniu moves for Australian infant-formula maker Bellamy's

16 Sep 2019

Bellamy's, the Australia-based infant-formula supplier, looks set to have a major business in the dairy sector become its new owner.

New products - Danone's Oikos dairy drinks; Clonakilty veg 'puddings'; Hershey's One Brands enters plant-based; Kraft Heinz's Primal Kitchen enters pasta sauces; Arla Explorers

13 Sep 2019

This week's batch of notable new product launches includes plant-based sausages from Kerry Group's Richmond brand and a veg ketchup from Kraft Heinz.

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