It’s raining medals in Germany

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20 August 2001
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Buko in the German market received a host of gold medals at this year’s quality assessment event held by the German Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft e. V. (DLG) while Höhlenkäse Classic and Höhlenkäse Mild both achieved silver. A range of other Arla Foods’ products also achieved recognition. In total, Arla products won 29 gold medals, 17 silver medals and 3 bronze medals.

DLG’s annual assessments centre on criteria ranging from taste, appearance and packaging to whether the products meet the requirements for their type of products. If, for instance, there is only 43% fat in the dry matter in a 45 cheese, the product will not be considered.
DLG is an independent interest group whose quality assessment is well known by German consumers.

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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Arla Group Press Office
Arla Group Press Office (journalists/media only) pressoffice@arlafoods.com +4591310310
Åse Andersson
Åse Andersson Head of Media Press contact for Arla Foods in Denmark aasan@arlafoods.com +45 91 310 310 +45 89 38 10 00
Carina Østergaard
Carina Østergaard Corporate Communication Manager Press contact for Arla Foods International caoes@arlafoods.com +45 91 31 16 01 +45 89 38 10 00