EU approves parts of Express merger
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- 12 June 2003
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According to the Reuters press agency, The European Commission has approved parts of the UK merger between Arla Foods plc and Express Dairies.
Other parts relating to the impact on the UK market for fresh liquid milk and cream must, however, be examined by the British competition authorities following a request from the UK.
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.