Nr. Vium to expand

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04 October 2002
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Increasing sales of sliced cheese in Germany have necessitated further expansion of Arla Foods’ Nr. Vium dairy.

At a cost of DKK 43 million, the planned expansion which is part of Arla Foods’ overall investment programme for the 2002/2003 dairy year, comprises an extra 3,500m² in the slicing area and the addition of a further of 3,500 m² to the dairy’s cold stores.

According to Administration Manager Carsten Olsen, the dairy expects to increase production by 3,000 tons next year. The dairy will also slice and pack 6,000 tons supplied by other Arla Foods’ dairies.

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 Group +45 91 31 16 01 +45 89 38 10 00