Arla expands in Saudi Arabia
Arla Foods has invested over SAR64 million (€15m) in its Saudi Arabian dairy business production lines since September 2021, according to website argaam.com. The new upgrades will produce ready to drink products from Starbucks, along with Puck brand sauces, soups and cooking cream, and provide more diverse products for export to other countries in the region.
As a result, its production is expected to increase by 10% in 2022. It is also introducing a fully Saudi female operated line for the Riyadh site, account to Asharq Al-awsat (english.aawsat.com).
Henrik Lilballe Hansen, vice president and managing director for Arla Foods Saudi Arabia noted the country is one of the leading markets for dairy products in the region and has “become a focal point for our production expansion goals.”