We love to hear about great ideas and new technologies, so if you think you have a relevant solution relating to our innovation challenges and fo-cus areas, please get it in touch! During our collaborations, we offer you access to our domain experts, world class lab facilities, extensive consumer insights and a chance to work with us on achieving product-market-fit for your technology or product.SEE OPEN CHALLENGE
Arla Foods is on a journey towards exploring the future of dairy and creating a more sustainable and healthy future. We believe collaborating with start-ups can fuel innovation and help us make an even bigger impact when combining our existing innovation, knowledge and insight with new ingredients, process innovation, technologies and business models.
Each pilot project is different, but we always offer the start-ups we engage with access to our world class testing facilities and dairy industry experts with the end-goal of scaling a joint project to reach millions of consumers worldwide.
Get the chance to work with Arla Foods on scaling your solution to be able to reach millions of consumers around the world. We will give you access to our industry experts, world class testing facilities, extensive consumer insights and a chance to work with us on achieving product-market-fit for your technology or product.REGISTER
Take a look at our current open innovation challenges below. If you think you have a relevant solution, we would love to hear from you. You can submit your idea by registering below.
Around a third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted from farm to fork. The environmental, social and economic impacts of this are huge, which is why we are committed to reducing food waste in Arla. These initiatives tie directly into our commitment and contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3, which is ...Read more
Arla supports and celebrates young technology entrepreneurs and start-ups. If you are astart-up with a new technology or business innovation that can help Arla grow, we offer youaccess to our domain experts, world class laboratory facilities, extensive consumer insightsand a chance to work with us on achieving product-market-fit for your technology or product.REGISTER
Do you have an idea that doesn’t fit into a challenge? You can always submit your idea in one of our innovation areas below.
Click on register and create an account on the challenge portal.
Fill the mandatory submission form on your idea or technology.
All ideas will be screened by an evaluation panel consisting Arla Foods domain experts.
The evaluation panel selects the best ideas that move forward to participate in the selection day.
Selected start-ups will get the chance to collaborate with the Arla Foods team on a pilot project that could go all the way to imple-mentation in our products, packaging, distribution or on our farms.
Arla Foods is an international dairy company owned by 10,300 farmers from Denmark,
Sweden, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Arla Foods is one of
the strongest players in the international dairy arena, with a wide range of dairy products of
highest quality. Well-known brands like Arla®, Lurpak® and Castello® belong to the Arla
family. Arla Foods is also the world’s largest manufacturer of organic dairy products. Our
19,000 colleagues ensure that our healthy and natural products are produced, distributed
and sold in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Innovation is a central building block of Arla’s strategy and a key enabler to meet our vision.