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16 October 2017
View news from Sweden Promotions Highlight Alternative US Beef Cuts for Swedish Consumers
SWEDEN - Partnering with a major importer/distributor, USMEF conducted a series of retail promotions in Sweden to establish greater demand for alternative cuts of US beef. The campaign, coordinated with Stockholm-based Gourmet Food, was funded by the...
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....
03 September 2014
View news from Sweden Swedish Beef Price Surges in August
SWEDEN – Swedish beef prices have rocketed in recent weeks while the European average slipped....
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....
07 January 2014
View news from Sweden Local Farm Shops Big Hit With Swedish Farmers
SWEDEN – Swedish cattle farmers are hailing efforts to promote local produce as a success, citing farm shops as a great retail option....
05 December 2013
View news from Sweden HKScan Acquires Associate Company Höglandsprodukter AB
SWEDEN - After many years of collaboration and co-ownership, HKScan has acquired Höglandsprodukter AB based in Halmstad, 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....
28 November 2012
View news from Sweden Supermarkets Offer Cattle Farmers Great Opportunity
SWEDEN - A new Government scheme hoping to improve farmer/resteraunt links is being drawn to a close with 23 potential candidates being selected at Gothenburg. ...
19 November 2012
View news from Sweden Skills Programme Needed to Safeguard Beef Sector
SWEDEN - Industry regulators have agreed on a common and long-term development platform for beef sector growth. Called 'Growth Beef' the intentions are to ensure the availability of Swedish beef in the future through national programmes....
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....
 
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