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?
Eighteen months ago, Ross McMahon saved the former Heinz factory in Kendal from closure. Now, business is thriving.
Müller is to axe more than 300 jobs, after confirming plans to shut down operations at its north east London factory, while creating 180 new jobs alongside wider restructuring plans.
The nutritional value of milk and dairy continues to be misunderstood and is often unfairly targeted in saturated-fat reduction campaigns, an industry-body nutritionist has claimed.
The food and farming industries must work together to protect themselves against Brexit threats, while maximising its opportunities, urges Arla Foods’s md Tomas Pietrangeli.
Family-owned cheese blending specialist Windyridge Cheese has relocated to a new site, The Blending House in Wincanton, which will provide extended capabilities and space for the rapidly-growing business.
A blaze at an ice cream factory is Bradford in currently under investigation by West Yorkshire Police, after two of its business premises were hit by arson attacks on Christmas...
Müller UK and Ireland Group has been ordered to pay more than £400,000 for safety failings, after a worker fell 4.6m through a fragile roof panel.
An infant formula producer has claimed a push towards ‘world class’ manufacturing standards is enabling his firm to capitalise on the huge markets of Asia and north Africa.
A new coagulant that can eliminate unwanted bitter notes developing in soft cheese has been described as a “game changer” by its maker.
Specialist desserts manufacturer Destiny Foods has completed a merger with global desserts maker La Compagnie des Desserts, to create a £60M-a-year turnover company.
New options have opened up for dairy and other cup-and-lid combination products with the introduction of a system that thermoforms a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) snap-shut lid in-line with cup forming,...
It was a Venice-themed evening at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards last month, as hundreds of guests put on their best bib and tucker to celebrate the leading lights of...
First Milk has posted an £8M rise in profit since last year in its interim financial report for the six months to September 30 2016, following a “radical transformation” of the company.
Brexit will create new opportunities for UK food and drink manufacturers, claimed luxury ice cream producer Simply Ice Cream.
A new range of freeze-dried cultures designed to add texture and flavour in set yogurts was unveiled at last month’s Gulfood Manufacturing show in Dubai (November 7–9).
Producers of cheeses such as Manchego, Gouda and Edammer are now able to halve their ripening times without compromising on quality, the maker of a new cheese culture has claimed.
A new stabiliser that is claimed to reduce the fat content of mayonnaise without compromising texture has been introduced by Hydrosol.
Yoplait is to reduce the amount of sugar in its Petits Filous children’s yogurts by 17%, as part of a number of reformulations across its range of products.
Up to 1,000 food and drink jobs could be created in Pembrokeshire, after plans were unveiled for a new food park.
A new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant has been built by Lake District Biogas at First Milk’s Aspatria creamery in Cumbria to generate bio-methane.
Food and drink manufacturers could cut costs by operating more sustainably, dairy firm Wyke Farms md Richard Clothier has claimed.
Ice cream firm Froneri, formerly trading as R&R Ice Cream, has scooped up the Dairy and frozen manufacturing company of the year trophy in the industry’s Oscars – the Food...
Wyke Farms’s customers worldwide demand high environmental standards, says the cheese maker’s md Richard Clothier in this exclusive video interview, after winning a Food Manufacture Excellence Award (FMEA).
West country cheese manufacturer Wyke Farms has won the Environmental initiative of the year award in the food manufacturing industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) – during...
The row between Errington Cheese and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) continued this week, after FSS rejected claims it offered to pay the cheesemaker’s legal fees in full, in return for...