Arla Foods, headquartered in Viby, Denmark, is an international dairy co-operative that manufactures a wide range of dairy products for sale in world markets. The co-operative is owned by its 12,000 farmer owners in seven European countries. Together, they produce 13.9 billion kilograms of milk per year. Arla has production facilities in 14 countries and sales offices in 34 countries. Products are sold under the Arla, Lurpak and Castello brands. The co-operative employs 19,000 people and has annual revenues of €9.6 billion, making it one of Europe’s biggest dairy companies.
M2 magazine spoke to Thomas Kröber of Arla about the co-operative and about Arlagården®, their quality assurance programme.
Arla’s vision and mission
As a dairy company, Arla’s vision is “to create the future of dairy to bring health and inspiration to the
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