New solar park project set to cover about a third of Arla Foods’ electricity consumption in Denmark
Arla Foods announces ambitious collaboration with the renewable energy company Better Energy regarding four new solar parks that will cover approximately one third of Arla's electricity consumption in Denmark by 2024. It is the most extensive agreement on renewable electricity from a Danish company without public subsidies in Danish history and one of several initiatives to help Arla Foods meet its new 2030 emissions reduction target for its internal value chains, which is double the previous target.
Future26: Arla Foods launches new strategy in defining moment for dairy
Today, the European dairy cooperative Arla Foods unveils its new five-year strategy to cement its commitment to create sustainable dairy production and to grow its business responsibly. In the next five years, Arla is prepared to increase its investments by more than 40% to 4+ billion EUR focused on sustainability, digitalization, new production technologies and product development while also increasing its dividend to 1+ billion EUR to support its farmer owners on their sustainability journey.
Two thirds of Northern European consumers do not consider nutrition when thinking of sustainable diets
A new survey conducted by YouGov for Arla Foods of more than 8,000 consumers in the UK, Denmark, Sweden and Germany, has revealed that two thirds (66%) do not see nutrition as part of sustainable diets. Becoming ‘nutrition blind’ can have unintended consequences for our health, says public health nutritionist.
Arla is stepping up its organic proposition to capture category growth in Europe
Arla Foods, the world’s largest producer of organic dairy products, is strengthening its organic proposition, by dialling up organic dairying’s core strengths through the introduction of 11 new criteria in four key areas for its organic milk production to give consumers a relevant and forward thinking offering in an increasingly competitive category.
Arla farmers to power their own dairy company
Arla and its farmer owners are closing the loop on the renewable electricity produced on farm in a move that reduces the carbon footprint of Arla’s milk, secures farmers a better price for their power and gives the dairy cooperative direct access to more green electricity certificates.