COPENHAGEN, March 31 European dairy produce
cooperatives Eupener Genossenschaftsmolkerei Walhorn (EGM
Walhorn) and Arla Foods Amba announced on Monday they
intend to merge.
The boards of directors have circulated a proposal to their
members and the boards of representatives of both companies are
expected to vote on the proposal in mid-May, Arla said in a
Arla Foods is owned by farmers in Sweden, Denmark, Germany,
Belgium, Luxembourg and the UK, and EGM Walhorn is owned by
farmers in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
(Reporting by Teis Jensen)