Protein factory in Argentina
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- 06 September 1999
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MD Foods Ingredients is investing in a new whey protein factory in Argentina in a joint venture with Argentina's largest dairy, Sancor, which will supply the 600 million kg whey required per year from its 14 modern cheese dairies.
At an expected cost of approx. DKK 300 million, the new whey protein factory is expected to be up and running by next year. Based on whey protein production at Danmark Protein at Nr. Vium, MD Foods has significant expertise within this area as well as an existing international customer network. The new factory will enable MD Foods Ingredients to expand production in order to continue servicing this important customer base.
Whey proteins are used as ingredients in other food products.
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.