Action with Action Man

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10 June 1999
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The cartoon figure, Action Man, goes into action on two new children's products to be launched in the UK market in April - a four-pack yoghurt with peach/vanilla or strawberry/vanillaand a cream cheese with chocolate flavour.
The "active" packaging plays a particularly important role in both products. The yoghurt packaging carries 10 different tasks and mission, whose solution is written in luminescent writing, which is only visible in the dark. The cream cheese version has nine different cartoons.
MD Foods is already selling two product ranges for kids featuring Barbie and Thomas the Tank Engine. Sales of children's yoghurt rose by 30 per cent in 1998 while sales of kids' cheese increased by 15 per cent.

Arla Foods is an international dairy company owned by 9,700 farmers from Denmark, Sweden, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Arla Foods is one of the leading players in the international dairy arena with well-known brands like Arla®, Lurpak®, Puck® and Castello®. Arla Foods is focused on providing good dairy nourishment from sustainable farming and operations and is also the world's largest manufacturer of organic dairy products.

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Åse Andersson
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Carina Østergaard
Carina Østergaard Corporate Communication Manager Press contact for Arla Foods International +45 91 31 16 01 +45 89 38 10 00