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E.U. Commission clears acquisition of UK dairy cooperative Milk Link by rival Arla

 |  September 30, 2012

The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of the UK dairy farmers’ cooperative Milk Link by fellow cooperative Arla Foods. The clearance is conditional upon the divestment of Milk Link’s sole long-life milk processing facility located in Devon (UK). Arla is a dairy co-operative owned by Swedish, Danish and German dairy farmers and ilk Link, a British farmers’ co-operative, which is active in the production and marketing of cheeses, long-life standard milk, extended shelf life flavored dairy drinks, and packet butter.

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