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?
Arla Foods UK’s added-value milk sales hit £95M last year, as 1.5M consumers chose its branded products over standard fresh milk.
Hundreds of food producers from across the UK have responded to Morrisons’ search for the best local food, in a bid to boost British supply on shelves across the retailer’s...
A range of protein hydrolysates is being touted as the ideal replacement to egg albumin in the wake of market price increases.
Fresh milk supplier Medina Dairy is to invest £3.5M in its Hampshire dairy, creating up to 25 new jobs across various roles.
Prima Cheese has secured a £3M investment from Lloyds Bank to install a fourth production line, which will increase capacity by 50%.
Food and drink supply chain firms have revealed plans to create more than 5,000 jobs since the beginning of this year, as reported by this website.
Unilever’s top-to-bottom review of its business following the rejection of the £115bn bid from US Kraft Heinz earlier this week is likely to lead to the Anglo-Dutch company disposing of...
Food and drink exports “still have massive untapped potential”, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), after overseas sales topped £20bn for the first time.
Organic food sales grew 7.1% to £2.09bn last year, revealed The Soil Association, as consumer interest in organic grew.
Nutrition firm Glanbia reported its seventh year of double-digit earnings growth in its full-year trading update, as its revenue increased 2.8% to €2.85bn (£2.4M).
Arla UK’s revenue fell by £300M in 2016, owing to “lower global market prices and unfavourable exchange rates”, as the total group’s revenue dropped 6.8%.
More than 2,000 job cuts have been proposed in the food manufacturing industry since the beginning of this year.
Branding and pack graphics are helping to build positive consumer associations around better-for-you and free-from products, claims design agency Pearlfisher. New categories, such as non-alcoholic distilled drinks, now benefit from...
Fake news poses a serious health risk, claimed The Dairy Council, while damaging the reputation of dairy products in the public eye.
The contents of Arla’s former Essex dairy are set to go under auction, drawing interest from international buyers.
Dairy Crest’s Clover, Frylight and Country Life brands took “significant share” in their respective markets over the past nine months, the dairy firm said in its third-quarter trading update, with analysts predicting...
BV Dairy has secured a £1.25M finance package from HSBC to fund its expansion plans and the creation of 16 jobs.
An ingredients firm has teamed up with an ice cream maker to develop nutritional ice cream products for hospital patients at risk of undernourishment.
England rugby star Joe Marler credited his remarkable recovery from a broken leg to drinking six gallons of milk, ahead of England’s 19-16 win over France on Saturday (February 4)...
The cheesemaker implicated in an E.coli outbreak that led to the death of a three-year-old girl has spoken of his “relief” after two of his products were seized – as...
A Staffordshire-based ingredients supplier is to manufacture a range of natural yogurt mixes from New Zealand following a £700,000 joint investment.
Arla, the farmer-owned dairy company and one of the UK’s largest cheese manufacturers, has opened a new facility in Shropshire for maturing its cheeses.
Dairy company Arla Foods pledged to invest about £37.5M in its UK sites and logistics operations this year – 51% more than last year.
Winning a BBC Food and Farming Award “shifts the business up a gear”, according to the winner of last year’s Future Food Award, diversified dairy Our Cow Molly....
Irish dairy exporter Ornua has agreed to buy Cheshire-based cheese firm FJ Need (Foods) for an undisclosed fee.