Lactalis in Danish co-operation

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04 May 2000
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According to the Danish business daily, Børsen, Europe's second largest dairy company, the French Lactalis, has entered into a strategic alliance with Tholstrup Cheese, the second largest Danish dairy company. As the partnership covers joint sales and marketing of a range of the two companies' products, Lactalis will now be able to use Tholstrup to market its products in Scandinavia.

Lactalis, which ranked no. 1 in Europe until the merger between MD Foods and Arla became effective on April 17, is known for its "President" brand.
Nordmilch, the German dairy group, which is no. 5 in Europe, also has a strong presence in Denmark. Nordmilch sells dairy products through the multiple, Dansk Supermarked, under the Engholm brand.

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