Arla Foods is set to strengthen its business in Southeast Asia by establishing a joint venture with PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Tbk (“ICBP”), one of the leading fast-moving consumer goods companies and dairy players in Indonesia.
Southeast Asia is a strategic growth region in Arla Foods’ strategy, Good Growth 2020, and the company is now taking another step towards building its business in the region. The newly signed joint venture agreement with ICBP is set to expand Arla Foods’ presence in the Indonesian market.
The new joint venture company is called Arla Indofood Sukses Makmur. The shareholding composition of the joint venture will be 50 per cent plus 1 share of the company to be owned by Arla Foods and 50 per cent minus 1 share by ICBP. The joint venture will handle sales, distribution and production of dairy products.