Specialty cheese

Arla Foods Canada

Arla Foods Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Arla Foods amba in Denmark and has been in Canada since 1961.

Arla Foods Inc. is a major supplier of specialty cheese, sourced from our parent production facilities in Europe, our own domestic production and licensed Canadian production. In addition to this, Arla Foods imports from Italy and many other European as well as North American countries.

Arla Canada’s Milestones since 1961 - A rich history of accomplishments…

1961:  Subsidiary established under the name Dofo Cheese Co. in Toronto
1987:  First Danish Havarti Recipes Production in Canada
1991:  Havarti Production start at Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL)
1992:  First Danish Feta Recipe production in Canada (ADL)
2000:  Merger Between Swedish Arla and Denmark MD Foods, new company name Arla Foods Inc.
2004:  Arla Foods Inc. acquires National Cheese Company Ltd. and the Tre Stelle brands
2007:  First production of Blue Cheese in Canada (Atwood, ON)
2008:  First production of Gorgonzola Cheese in Canada (Atwood, ON)
2011:  20th Anniversary of ADL and Arla partnership


Arla Foods Inc. (“Arla Foods”) is committed to providing accessible customer service in a way that respects the dignity, equality and independence of people with disabilities.  We are committed to compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Accessibility Standard for Customer Service. 
Our Customer Service Policy and Plan (the “Policy and Plan”) will be posted in our facilities and on our Company website, and, on request, available in a format that recognizes the disability of the individual requesting the policy.

Vision of Arla Canada

Vision: Arla Canada is creating the future of dairy to bring health and inspiration to the world, naturally.

Mission of Arla Canada

To secure the highest value for our farmers’ milk while creating opportunities for their growth.