Merging Arla Food amba and Milk Link will create a business dealing with 27% of GB milk processing, according to estimated 2011/12 figures from DairyCo.
The proposed merger, which still needs member approval, will change the landscape of the dairy sector making the merged co-ops the largest milk buyer in Britain with more than a quarter of the market share.
See the interactive chart below representing how it will change the share across British milk processing companies.
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