Arla loses volume at Tesco

Tesco has confirmed it is shifting a significant volume of milk supply from Arla to Muller.

Making the announcement three days after Farmers For Action (FFA) said the retailer was planning to shift 200 million litres from Arla to Muller, Tesco confirmed the move. Releasing a statement late on Friday, it did not disclose the exact litreage which would move across.

However, if the 200m litre figure suggested by FFA remains correct, it means Muller will have 700m litres of the 1bn litre Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group (TSDG) pool, with Arla having the remaining volume.

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