From milk and flavoured drinks, to yogurts, cheeses and desserts, dairy covers a broad spectrum of activities with an equally wide range of issues: everything from rising commodity costs to environmental pressure; obesity to novel process technologies; artisan and high volume production. Isn’t it time to start milking the font of knowledge?
Somerset cheese producer Cricketer Farm is set to halt production next year or before, threatening about 70 jobs.
A worker was taken to hospital with facial burns after a suspected powder explosion at a food factory this morning.
Following price protests by farmers, Asda has announced that it will raise the price it pays its milk supplier, Arla, to 28p a litre, while keeping the retail price at...
Morrisons has responded to pressure and extended its support for beleaguered dairy farmers by announcing today (August 14) that it would be launching a premium ‘Milk for Farmers’ cheddar cheese brand.
Morrisons is to launch a new milk brand where 10p per litre of the retail price will go directly to dairy farmers.
Müller is one step closer to concluding its deal with Dairy Crest, following the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) announcement that it agrees with Müller’s proposals for alleviating anti-competition concerns....
Morrisons is set to meet with farming unions today (August 11), following widespread dairy protests and another milk price cut last week.
Fragmentation of the global dairy sector has dented the sales of the top five cheese brands, new figures from research firm Canadean show.
A dairy-based ingredient to promote faster recovery from exercise will be developed following research carried out by Food for Health Ireland (FHI), the organisation says.
Morrisons has threatened to take legal action against farmers, as protests over low milk prices continue to escalate.
Kerry Foods has suffered losses as a result of heavy promotional activity caused by the major multiples in response to the growth of the German discounters Aldi and Lidl.
Militant farmers have warned that processors will be targeted next, as milk price protests sweep across the country.
Unilever’s relatively flat food business sales for the second quarter (Q2) of the year reported last month and increasing focus on high-end personal care products, will inevitably raise further speculation...
Food manufacturers run the risk of having their supply chains disrupted by militant farmers if they continue to shun British produce, according to a leading activist.
There has been a “changing of the guard” in the dairy sector as French firm Lactalis has overtaken Danone as the world’s second largest dairy company, according to Rabobank.
The first stage in a large sustainability project at one of the UK's largest cheese creameries operated by First Milk has been completed by anaerobic digestion (AD) treatment specialist Clearfleau.
Dairy Crest has cut its milk price for its farmers by 1.4 pence per litre (ppl) to 21.69ppl, effective September 1.
The Scottish government has pumped £311,000 into a creamery owned by the country’s largest dairy farmer co-operative First Milk.
The UK government should provide dairy farmers with similar support and financial backing given by its French counterpart to help secure sustainable milk supplies and fight against the “bleak future”...
Virgin coconut meat, a Star Wars-inspired cookie kit and a range of ‘natural’ products all feature in our collection of the latest food and drink innovations.
What’s next for Europe’s dairy industry now milk quotas have been lifted? Michelle Knott reports.
Dairy Crests’ four key brands will “see strong growth” in the remainder of this year, according to an interim management statement covering the three months to June 30, posted ahead of yesterday’s...
Müller Dairy has created 50 new yogurt and chilled dessert production jobs across two of its Shropshire sites.
The Food Manufacture Excellence Awards has crowned a Company of the Year for the past 15th years to recognise the best of the best in British food manufacturing.
The Provision Trade Federation (PTF) has appointed its first woman vice chair and a new chair.