Dairy Congress in Paris
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- 19 September 2002
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2,000 dairy people from 80 countries gather in Paris next week for the 26th International Dairy Congress.
During the four day long event, senior executives from the world’s largest dairy companies will discuss the internationalisation of the dairy industry, food safety, nutrition and the potential for new dairy products for the food and food service industries.
Jens Bigum, Arla Foods’ Chief Executive, is scheduled to speak on Arla Foods’ role as a strong regional supplier of dairy products and a global supplier of ingredients and selected dairy products.
The chief executives of Nestlé, Danone, Yoplait, Campina and Fonterra will also attend the congress which runs from Tuesday to Friday.
The previous dairy congress was held in Århus, Denmark in 1998.
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.