Arla Foods looks to different innovation for consumers

Arla is constantly working to find innovative ways to provide the products its customers want.

Innovation can be driven by many things – from profits to shelf-life. However, according to Sven Thormahlen, head of strategic innovation at Danish dairy company Arla Foods, consumers often drive that innovation.

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