Minister visits Arla Foods
- Read time:
- 1 min
- 19 January 2001
- Press contact
Arla Foods' Group Managing Director Jens Bigum receiving Danish Food Minister Ritt Bjerregaard and her personal secretary Susanne Garnak at Arla Foods' head office.
Organic products were the talking point when Danish Food Minister Ritt Bjerregaard visited Arla Foods’ head office in Viby on Tuesday on her way to the agricultural and machinery fair, Agromek, in Herning. As well as a general briefing, Ritt Bjerregaard was given an update on sales of organic products and on the large quantities of organic milk produced by Arla Foods’ co-operative owners in Denmark and the Group’s organic milk exports to the UK. The environment also featured in the discussions.
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.