Danish Dairy & Food Industry 2023: Energy and cost optimization in the dairy industry
Energy prices are skyrocketing these years and most recently the invasion of Ukraine has caused a European energy crisis due to the curtailment of Russian natural gas. This presents a major challenges in a number of industries with high energy consumption. This also applies to the dairy industry, where natural gas is an important source of energy. Therefore, the industry is now busy preparing alternative energy sources and other types of production.
Danish Dairy & Food Industry (DDFI) covers the initiatives in the Nordic region's 3 largest dairy companies (Arla, Valio and Tine), which explains their situation and initiatives to optimize energy consumption and secure emergency plans if things go really wrong with the supply .