|Deal value:||Not disclosed|
Arla Foods Amba is the leading Nordic dairy group.
Pastella is the leading Nordic producer of fresh pasta.
Pastella was divested to Beauvais A/S which is a part of the Orkla Group, aiming at strengthening the Orkla Group's product supply towards the Danish retail consumers.
In September 2006, Arla Foods acquired Tholstrup Cheese and initiated a carve-out divestment of its pasta activities (Pastella) organised as an auction process with a range of industrial potential buyers participating.