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?
Nestlé and First Milk have joined forces to foster the next generation of dairy leaders.
Food and drink products contaminated with plastic and glass accounted for two of seven recalls this week.
Dairy UK has launched a new export strategy to help the dairy industry “unlock a new world of opportunity” on international markets, while Graham’s The Family Dairy has secured a...
What keeps Wyke Farms md Richard Clothier awake at night? “Everything”, he tells us in this disarmingly frank video interview. But his particular concerns focus on the availability of labour and...
Glanbia Co-operative Society has pledged to provide its suppliers with €35.6M worth of support this year.
Dairy-free coconut milk entrepreneur Tamara Arbib has won the inaugrural NatWest everywoman brand of the future award.
Militant farmers have threatened to declare war on Tesco after claiming that the retailer plans to make a milk supply switch that could “decimate” the industry.
Tesco, First Milk and the National Farmers Union (NFU) lead our selection of the most recent appointments in the UK food and drink industry.
Asda and Scotland Food & Drink have launched a partnership to boost Scottish food and drink supplers.
A modified starch that is claimed to reduce fat in yogurts by 50% with minimal impact on taste and mouthfeel has been unveiled by Cargill.
A functional starch texturiser for processed and analogue cheese with the aim of reducing recipe costs, but without compromising on texture, has been introduced by Ingredion.
Arla’s move to acquire full ownership of Westbury Dairies – formerly operated with First Milk as a joint venture – has been welcomed by milk suppliers.
Food and drink financial results, criticism of beverage manufacturers and jobs lead the week’s top food and drink manufacturing headlines.
Wyke Farms has reported a rise in turnover but a pre-tax loss for its full-year results that was characterised by a near 50% fall in the value of EU dairy commodities.
A leading yogurt producer has slammed food manufacturers and retailers for manipulating the milk market to the point where dairy farmers are being forced out of business.
Quitting the EU would be “a dangerous step into the unknown”, warned the Farmers Union of Wales (FUW), during a debate with Welsh first minister Carwyn Jones and the UK Independence Party...
Cheddar cheese, consumed by five-year olds at school, in products such as lasagne and macaroni cheese, has been identified as a potential source of food poisoning incidents associated with a...
Azhar Zouq, who knows a thing or two about yogurt, having grown Lancashire Farm Dairies into a £25M business, talks to Noli Dinkovski
Global packaging producer Amcor has worked with Kerry Foods to introduce an innovative yogurt on a stick specifically designed for children’s lunchboxes.
Food manufacturers have welcomed the recent deal on climate change agreed in Paris, with Wyke Farms md Richard Clothier describing it as “a major step forward”.
A £70M acquisition, 2 Sisters Food Group and Star Wars all feature in our selection of the week’s top food and drink manufacturing news.
R&R Ice Cream’s £25M investment at its Leeming Bar factory in North Yorkshire has boosted output by 20% and made the firm the globe’s third largest ice cream manufacturer....
Graham’s The Family Dairy is celebrating an “excellent” end to 2015, which has seen sales grow from £85M to £86.6M, the acquisition of a new dairy site and new product...
Young’s Seafood, Müller Wiseman Dairies and Wyke Farms all feature in our latest roundup of people on the move in the food and drink industry.
Abergavenny Fine Foods has been given planning permission to build a new food production unit after a devastating fire in the summer.