EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Arla Foods

Arla Foods

Geographic Location

Country: European Union
Location of affected unit(s): Sweden, Denmark


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10.51 - Operation of dairies and cheese making
Group: Arla Foods

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 13-05-2003
Planned Job Reductions min: 600
Planned Job Reductions max: 600
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-06-2003
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2006

Additional Information

Arla Foods plans to cut 600 jobs over the next three financial years, primarily within the group's administrative departments. The decision is part of the final stage of the merger between the Swedish Arla and the Danish MD Foods two years ago.