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22 December 2016
View news from Sweden New Head of Arla Sweden
SWEDEN - Head of Arla’s South East Asian business, Patrik Hansson, is to return to Sweden as the new head of Arla’s Swedish business from 1 November. He will take over from Henri de Sauvage who announced he is leaving Arla to pursue external opportunities....
25 September 2015
View news from Sweden Swedish Farmers Rally Ahead of "Crucial Autumn"
SWEDEN – A petition comprising over 167,000 signatures sent to the Swedish agricultural minister has built momentum for an industry campaigning for a sustainable dairy farming future, claims a producer group....
26 August 2015
View news from Sweden Leaders Gather in Stockholm for World Water Week
SWEDEN - World leaders, water experts and development professionals have gathered in Stockholm to discuss and jointly find solutions to the world’s several escalating water crises....
17 March 2015
View news from Sweden Swedish Cheese Maker Acquired by Arla
SWEDEN – Swedish cheese specialist Falbygdens Ost will be subsumed within European dairyfoods cooperative Arla as of April....
24 February 2015
View news from Sweden Dairy Crisis: Farm Costs Must Be Lower
SWEDEN – Swedish farmers have been told that, while politicians can help address the dairy crisis, so can farm costs of production....
29 December 2014
View news from Sweden Sale of Atria Swedish Cheese Producer to Arla Moves On
SWEDEN - The Swedish Competition Authority has started the second phase in the proceedings in the deal between Atria and Arla....
19 September 2014
View news from Sweden What is A Long Calving Interval Costing You?
SWEDEN – Each open day costs European farmers an average of €3 Euros per animal....
16 July 2014
View news from Sweden Farm Children Have Fewer Allergies
SWEDEN – Women and children spending time on dairy farms may be reaping major health benefits, research from the University of Gothenburg suggests....
28 February 2014
View news from Sweden Finance Minister Under Fire After Bleak Outlook
SWEDEN – A farming organisation has hit back at finance minister claims that agriculture will not survive in Sweden....
25 October 2013
View news from Sweden Farmers Take Charge of Dairy Association
SWEDEN – A new ownership structure at the Swedish Dairy Association has put producers in power, following farmer lobbying in the summer....
18 September 2013
View news from Sweden Farm Biosecurity Threat Varies According to Animal Type and Herd Size
SWEDEN - Disease spreading from farm to farm depends on variables such as cloven hoofed animal species and herd size....
29 August 2013
View news from Sweden Arla Appoints Unilver Boss as Executive Vice President
SWEDEN – Arla foods has unveiled ex-Unilver boss, Henri de Sauvage Nolting as its new Executive Vice President in Sweden....
04 June 2013
View news from Sweden Arla Acquires Full Rights To Swedish Butter
SWEDEN – Scandinavian dairy foods cooperative Arla has acquired all the rights to the Swedish Butter brand for an undisclosed fee....
25 March 2013
View news from Sweden Arla Closes Swedish Cheese Plant
SWEDEN - Danish-Swedish multi-national dairy company, Arla Foods, has closed its factory in Falkenberg, Sweden making 130 employees redundant....
01 February 2013
View news from Sweden Robots Cause Milk Yield Fall
SWEDEN - After the installation of robotic, automatic milking systems cow yields have been shown to fall, a seminar at Sweden's first ever Robot conference has revealed. ...
View news from Sweden Vets Praise Smooth Introduction of New Surveillance Plan
SWEDEN – As a reaction to increasing contamination and disease threats through increasing globalisation, the European Union has started a three year ‘Risksur’ project aimed at stepping up disease control protocol. ...
19 December 2012
View news from Sweden Salmonella Found on Skaraborg Dairy Farm
SWEDEN - For the first time in six years salmonella has been identified on a dairy farm in the Skovde region. ...
07 December 2012
View news from Sweden 'Milk Brigade' Gain Publicity with Protest Video
SWEDEN - Dairy farmers calling themselves the "Milk Brigade" have carried out strikes at Varberg port as part of a video appeal that is spreading online. ...
05 December 2012
View news from Sweden Farmers Association (LRF) and Swedish Dairy Form LFR Milk
SWEDEN - The Swedish Farmers Association and Swedish Dairy have signed an agreement forming the Farmers Association (LRF) Milk, taking effect on the first of January....
29 November 2012
View news from Sweden Cattle Receive Half of Farm Subsidies
SWEDEN - Data from the Agricultural Department shows that half of the government's farm subsidies goes into dairy and beef farms, according to Swedish Milk....
16 November 2012
View news from Sweden Dairy Document Finalised for Government Viewing
SWEDEN - The Swedish Association of Dairy Farmers has composed a document describing the current situation the nation's dairy farmers. In it includes the administrative burdens and requirements of future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)payments. ...
14 November 2012
View news from Sweden Processor Raises Price of Dairy Products
SWEDEN - Processor ICA have made a price increase meaning a litre of milk is 30-40 cents more expensive for the consumer. Good for the retailer, it is currently unclear whether this profiteering will benefit farmers....
12 November 2012
View news from Sweden Green Report Offers Insight into Competitiveness
SWEDEN - A new report entitled "Green" is offering the agricultural community a comprehensive picture of its performance. Drawing comparisons with other nations,"Green" claims that Swedish farming is in a good state of health....
08 November 2012
View news from Sweden Lottery Inspectorate Believes Milk Campaign is Illegal
SWEDEN- The Lottery initiative 'Sweden Cow', set up to support the county's dairy farmers, has been labelled illegal. ...
13 March 2012
View news from Sweden Flaxseed Diets to Reduce GHG Emissions
SWEDEN - Adding flaxseed (linseed) to a cows diet will reduce cows' methane gas emissions, whilst increasing the levels of omega–3 in the milk, according to a study by dairy company, Skånemejerier, which was carried out on five Swedish dairy farms....
17 January 2012
View news from Sweden Skånemejerier To Be Sold To Lactalis
SWEDEN - Discussions are ongoing between Swedish dairy firm, Skånemejerier and French dairy, Lactalis regarding a buy out. ...
16 September 2011
View news from Sweden Decline In Profitability For Dairy Farmers
SWEDEN - Imbalances in the dairy market have resulted in lower sales prices. With large differences in both milk income and feed costs, milk companies have had a profitability decrease over the last few months, shows the Swedish Dairy Milk Economy Report....
05 September 2011
View news from Sweden Increased Profitability With Good Animal Health
SWEDEN - The well-being of calves lays the foundation for profitable dairy businesses and create opportunities for growth in milk of Sweden. This is the main theme of the Swedish Dairy Animal Health and Feeding Conference, which will be held in Karlstad....
 
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