Arla UK H1 revenues up 2.3%

The UK’s largest milk processor, Arla Foods UK, has reported half year revenues of £961m (€1.1 billion) in the six months to June 30th 2018, a 2.3% increase on H1 2017. Growth was driven by a 6.7% rise in volumes of its branded products, particularly the Arla dairy...

New boss for Arla UK

Milk processor and dairy product manufacturer Arla Foods amba has appointed Ash Amirahmadi as UK managing director from July 1st. He replaces Tomas Pietrangeli who is leaving Arla to become chief executive of the Danish retail group Dagrofa. Mr Amirahmadi first joined...

‘Disappointing’ budget for UK agrifood sector

Industry spokesmen have described this week’s budget as a missed opportunity for farming and food in the run up to Brexit.  “We are disappointed to see no meaningful measures to help prepare farming businesses for life outside the EU in today’s Budget statement,”...

Arla Group profit up 20% from lower revenues

Milk buyer Arla Foods UK, the domestic arm of the Danish dairy business, has reported reduced revenues from its latest full year of trading, but reports growth across its portfolio of branded dairy food products. The co-operative’s UK business, the largest in its...

Arla enters UK organic milk market

Farmer-owned dairy company Arla is to launch Arla Organic Farm Milk, its first branded organic product, in the UK. The company, which is the world’s largest producer of organic dairy products, says it is responding to a resurgence in the UK organic sector.  Arla...