Arla Food for Health

Arla Food for Health was established in 2015 as a consortium between Arla Foods amba, Arla Foods Ingredients Group P/S, Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen.

The Centre is founded in the spirit of exploring the competences between the four stakeholders to carry out  best-in-class dairy health and nutrition research and become a platform for knowledge sharing, training and education.

Nutrition research

Intake of milk and dairy foods are known to have beneficial effects on health for children, adults and elderly. Arla Food for Health sponsors science-based research on identification, isolation and characterization of health associated milk components, including validation, quality and up-scaling of such as well as the mechanisms behind the health benefits of dairy products and ingredients in-vitro, in-vivo and in clinical studies.

Research Categories

  • Prevent/Remedy Metabolic Syndrome
  • Prevent/Remedy Malnutrition
  • Enhance Immune Defense/Response

Expressions of Interest

Arla Food for Health has the pleasure to announce the 4th Call for ‘Expressions of Interest’.
The call is open to researchers from the University of Aarhus, the University of Copenhagen and Arla. Collaborations within and between Centre members and (inter)national partners are welcomed and encouraged.

Learn more


For general questions related to the Arla Food for Health research program, active calls for expressions of interest or the submission process please direct these to:

Anne Louise Mørkbak, Director Arla Food for Health

Arla Innovation Centre

Agro Food Park 19
Phone: +45 41607119


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