Borgholm closes

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27 May 2004
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31 May is the last normal production day at Borgholm Dairy on Öland in Sweden where half the 40 remaining employees will stop work.

”We will continue to produce some fresh cheese until June 15, but then all production will cease after that date,” says Bo Ljungklint, Öland’s Dairy Manager.

The warehouse will continue to store cheese until August.

The closure of Borgholm Dairy is part of Arla Foods’ structural plan from1991.

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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