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Farm assurance
Food assurance scheme
  1. Peter Edmondson and
  2. Vicky Porteus
  1. Arla Foods UK, 4 Savannah Way, Leeds Valley Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 1AB
  1. e-mail: peter.edmondson{at}

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THE Arlagården quality assurance programme, operated by Arla Foods, was introduced in Denmark and Sweden in 2003 and latterly in Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg in 2014. From October 1, 2015, the scheme is to be introduced in the UK, alongside the current Red Tractor scheme.

Arla has been working closely with a number of vets and a reference group of Arla farm owners to ensure that the Arlagården standards can be implemented effectively in the UK, and that the …

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