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About Arla Foods

We are a farmer owned dairy cooperative that produce well known brands such as Lurpak, Anchor, Castello and Cravendale.

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As a European dairy co-operative, Arla Foods is owned and governed by over 11,000 dairy farmers. In the UK alone, we have over 2,000 dedicated farmers; these are our ‘Members’ and our most vital stakeholders! As a dynamic FMCG company, Arla Food’s purpose is to create the highest value for our Members’ milk, through making some of the world’s favourite dairy products including Arla Cravendale®, Arla Skyr®, Anchor®, Lurpak® and Castello®.

In the UK we're the number one dairy company, by milk pool, as well as being the largest supplier of both butter and spreads and cheese in the country. The business has a yearly combined milk pool of circa 3 billion litres and a turnover in excess of £2 billion.

At Arla we offer a range of graduate opportunities both globally and in the UK. Whether you’re looking for a function specific graduate scheme in the UK, or looking for a global graduate programme to explore a range of different functions, we’ve got something for you. Join Arla and we'll help you to kickstart your career and become a high-performer in a global, farmer-owned FMCG company!

Recruitment Process

To apply for opportunities with Arla you will need to complete an online application and submit a CV and cover letter.
We will then screen applications before sending out online testing and links to complete video interviews.
Successful candidates will then be invited to assessment centres in Aarhus (for global graduate programmes) or in Leeds (for UK based graduate programmes).

Culture and Values

LEAD is about taking the lead, being in the driver’s seat in all our actions. It is about being passionate, striving for leadership and identifying the highest potential in our people, business and relationships.

SENSE is about perceiving our people, consumers and the world around us. It is about showing integrity, having an open mind, seeing opportunities and high potential in our people, business and relationships.

CREATE is about developing and being creative in acquiring expertise, products and market relationships. It is about creating and developing strong potential in our people, business and partnerships.

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Facts and figures
  • Number of employees: 10000+
Industry sectors
  • Retail, Business & Commercial Services
  • Retail
  • Merchandising
  • Management & Business
  • Management
  • Science, R&D, Food industry
  • Agriculture, Animals & Plants
  • Agriculture
  • Veterinary
  • Environmental
  • Social & Market Research
  • Product R&D
  • Compliance & Regulation
  • Food