Aldi has announced Arla will become its main supplier of liquid milk and cream in England and Wales from October 2018
Graham’s the family dairy will continue to supply all the milk for Scottish stores with Cornwall based Trewithen Dairies supplying a number of South West stores.
The deal means Arla will pick up supply of two regions which were previously supplied by Muller. Muller will continue to supply two regions with liquid milk as well as other dairy categories including butter and yoghurt.
Julie Ashfield, managing director of buying at Aldi, said: “We have a long-standing relationship with Arla and are pleased to reach an agreement for them to become our main liquid milk supplier in England and Wales.
“This new agreement will enable us to work more closely with British dairy farmers to further enhance sustainability and animal welfare standards.”
A spokesman for Muller said: “Aldi remains an important and valued partner for our business for whom we are providing a growing portfolio of dairy products made in Britain with milk sourced from British dairy farmers, to support their dairy category offering to consumers.”