Arla gifts 15 tonnes of cheese to ‘poor’ Danes

Russian import ban of EU dairy products reason behind donation.

Dairy co-operative Arla is donating 15 tonnes of cheese to non-profit organisation fødevareBanken.

Photo: Arla
Photo: Arla

The company specialises in sourcing excess-food donations from the food industry and giving them to the socially-vulnerable in Denmark.

Originally destined for the Russian market, the cheese will be handed over to fødevareBanken due to the country’s import ban on EU dairy products in August.

Read more: The Local Denmark

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