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Arla Foods

Arla Foods (Arla) is one of the largest cooperatives in Europe, with shared ownership among 8.492 dairy farmers in seven countries and an annual production capacity of 13.5 billion kilograms of raw milk. Arla is active globally, with strong market shares in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany and Denmark as well as a presence in the Middle East and North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. In addition to its portfolio of dairy products across well-known brands Arla, Lurpak, Castello and Puck, subsidiary Arla Ingredients is a major global player in the whey-based ingredients market.

Ranking position
#18 /350
Total score
42.4 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 12.5 /100 #218


#1 36.5 /100 #40


#1 52.7 /100 #8

Social inclusion

#1 48.0 /100 #27
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Agricultural products and commodities #5
Animal proteins #3
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #14

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  1. 2021

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Aarhus, Denmark
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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