Dano raises awareness of milk in combating malnutrition in celebration of World Milk Day 2017

Leading dairy firm, TG Arla, makers of Dano milk has partnered with the Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN) to help fight malnutrition in the country.

Speaking at a press briefing in Lagos to announce 2017 ‘World Milk Day’ theme – ‘Raise a Glass’ and the role milk plays in curbing malnutrition in society, President, Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN), Dr. Bartholomew Brai lauded Dano milk for taking the bold initiative to partner with NSN and contribute to the well-being of Nigerians.

”We are glad with this strategic partnership with TG Arla, manufacturers of Dano milk. This partnership is part of our resolution to associate with individuals and brands taking significant steps to help get rid of malnutrition of Nigeria.

“As a nation willing to curb malnutrition, let’s cultivate the habit of milk drinking. A glass of milk everyday makes that significant difference. We are proud to associate with Dano on this malnutrition campaign as it is a brand that is contributing positively to the well-being of Nigerians,” Dr. Brai said.

L-R: Rosette Agbor, Assistant Marketing Manager, Arla Dano; Olumide Aniyikaiye, Marketing Manager, Arla Dano; Dr. Batholomew Brai, President Nutrition Society of Nigeria; Mads Burmester, Managing Director, Arla Dano; and Fatoumata Doro, Regional Category Marketing Manager, Arla Dano at the press briefing to kick start the World Milk Day 2017 in Lagos


The Managing Director, TG Arla, Mads Burmester stated that Dano would live up to its promise of providing Nigerian children and adults with healthy and highly nutritional dairy products.

“As a leading dairy brand in Nigeria, we will live up to our promise of boosting milk intake among Nigerians. We will continue to provide Nigerians with dairy products that are of high quality and satisfies their nutritional needs,’’ he said.

Country Category Manager, Olumide Anikaiye, said that “Dano milk has been a major player in Nigeria’s dairy sector for more than 30 years. During this period of time, we have provided Nigerian mothers with dairy products for their children. This explains why we are championing milk drinking habit through this conversation.”

He added that the company’s product is natural, delicious and full of essential vitamins and minerals for both children and adults – emphasizing that its milk powder and UHT milk varieties ranging from skimmed, semi-skimmed to full cream milk satisfies each generation’s milk needs.

The World Milk Day is a significant day set aside by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to be celebrated annually on June 1st. It was created in 2001 by FAO to raise awareness for milk as a global food for healthy living. The day provides stakeholders with opportunity to focus attention on milk and to publicise activities connected with milk and the milk industry globally.

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