Merger in Sweden

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30 August 2002
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Arla Foods’ two dairies in Norrköping and Linköping have been amalgamated into Östgöta Dairy. The move follows five years of preparations and investments of SEK 450 million. The official opening of the new large dairy will be celebrated next week.

With an annual capacity of 120 million kg, Östgöta is Sweden’s largest producer of yoghurt and other fermented products.

Arla Foods is an international dairy company owned by 9,400 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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Åse Andersson
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Pernille Bonne Nejsig
Pernille Bonne Nejsig Press and Communication specialist Press contact for Arla Foods Group +45 91311232 +45 89 38 10 00