Last cheese from Stångå

Published:
26 February 2004
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Stångå dairy on Gotland, off Sweden’s east coast, will close this week.

So far, eight of its employees have been taken on at other Arla Foods’ dairies in Sweden while 26 others have yet to find new work.
The dairy’s production of yellow cheese has been transferred to Falkenberg and Götene dairies.

The closure of Stånga dairy is part of Arla Foods’ structural plan from 2001.

Arla Foods is an international dairy company owned by 9,900 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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