A dairy cooperative

We are Farmer owned

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Our heritage goes back to the 1880s

Arla foods dates back to the 1880s, when dairy farmers in Denmark and Sweden joined forces with one common goal: to produce and provide the best dairy products, creating new opportunities for business growth. Today we have farmer owners in seven countries across Europe.

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Our Arla farms are run by farmers who are passionate about producing high quality milk for you and your family. Explore our virtual farm experience, where you will find interesting facts about our farms and our initiatives, fun quizzes and activities to do as a family.


Our health strategy

Delivering the natural power of milk to our consumers

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Our quality program

Care for the environment & animal welfare

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Our responsibility

Arla UK 360 programme

The Arla UK 360 programme covers the six areas essential to building a profitable, responsible dairy farm business. It incorporates best practice in today's dairy farming across animal health and welfare, people development, environment and natural resources, community engagement and economic resilience and reinvestment.

It is a vision of how we help drive sustainable businesses for UK dairy farmers, and continues the journey of our owners in driving a sustainable business, as stewards of the countryside and a critical part of UK food production.

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Arla Foods UK Corporate Strategy

Strategy 2020

We have unveiled our most ambitious business strategy to date to make Arla a household brand by 2020 and grow its revenue by nearly a third.

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