Star Wars yoghurt from Brabrand Dairy

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28 July 1999
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As the only dairy in the UK market to do so, MD Foods has secured a product licence for the commercial exploitation of the new Star Wars film Episode One - The Phantom Menace.

Following the agreement, MD Foods will launch a six-pack yoghurt dessert with a Star Wars game and original pictures from the new film on the packaging as well as a Tatooine popping candy yoghurt. Star Wars' Luke Skywalker, of course, comes from Planet Tatooine.

Expectations for the new Star Wars dairy products are high in the UK retail trade. "This is the first time ever that all major multiples have listed a brand new dairy product from day one," explains Torben Lebeck, Product Manager for MD Foods' fresh goods business in the UK.

The MD Foods' Star Wars products will be produced at Brabrand Dairy in Denmark.

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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