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?
Concerns over food safety have forced 10 food and drink businesses to recall batches of their products to prevent harm to their customers, since May 2014.
Somerset cheese producer Wyke Farms has hired Emmy award-winning film and television director Ridley Scott’s production company to deliver its latest commercial.
Manufactured ice creams can offer a superior taste experience when compared to homemade product, and premium brands contain less air and more fat, according to a US food scientist.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has praised the government’s new skills campaign, highlighting the positive impact apprenticeships have had on preparing new recruits for food industry careers....
Nestlé has pledged to improve animal welfare standards in its supply chain, following the signature of a partnership agreement with the charity World Animal Protection.
Arla Foods has slashed its standard milk price by €1.5 cents/kg, (1.2p a litre in the UK) from September 1, blaming market conditions and the impact of Russia’s ban on...
Lanchester Dairies has been fined £10,000 and ordered to pay £1,690 in costs for safety failings after a worker suffered “life-changing” injuries following a fall at its site.
The boss of Britain’s largest independent cheese maker Wyke Farms is taking part in a free, one-hour webinar dedicated to energy savings next month.
Dairy representatives will meet next month to discuss the impact of Russia’s food imports ban on the industry.
The world’s major dairy companies faced stagnant sales growth and a decline in billion dollar deals, making it tougher to overtake the competition, according to financial services group Rabobank.
Adams Foods is succeeding in a declining hard cheese market, Ian Toal tells Nicholas Robinson
Dr Judith Bryans is making her mark as Dairy UK’s chief executive, reports Nicholas Robinson
Arla Foods Ingredients has begun production at its new dairy ingredients factory in Germany, the product of a joint venture with German cooperative Deutsches Milchkontor.
Free-from foods are set to storm the foodservice sector, as consumers continue to exclude things like gluten and dairy from their diets, those working in the sector have predicted.
Adams Foods Ingredients (AFI) aims to double annual sales to £80M within five years, according to md Gary Wells.
Nestlé has been hit by ‘unprecedented’ foreign exchange issues, according to chief financial officer and executive vice president Wan Ling Martello.
Dairy processors have lambasted Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH) for attacking the salt content of cheese, especially branded versions, and putting consumer health at risk.
Dairy firm Stapleton has switched from using aluminium to pre-cut plastic lids across its entire range of yogurts to meet changing supermarket requirements.
Robot supplier Fanuc has reported increased demand from the dairy sector for its pick-and-place robot handling systems, which it puts down to a rising demand for small dairy snack foods...
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board’s decision on raw drinking milk controls (July 23 2014) was based on a risk averse approach in not accepting the recommendation of the FSA...
Dairy Crest has sold ingredients firm FoodTec UK to Adams Foods Ingredients (AFI) for £1.2M.
A Spanish physicist has invented an ice cream that changes colour as it is licked.
Dairy bosses will tackle the industry’s future, after European milk quotas are abolished, at a ground-breaking UK Dairy Congress next year, Dr Judith Bryans, Dairy UK’s ceo, has exclusively revealed....
Tesco boss Philip Clarke’s decision to quit the retailer on October 1 2014 leads our selection of the latest people on the move in the food industry.
Dairy processor Adams Foods has put recent job cut reports in perspective, stressing the 700-strong workforce had suffered just seven redundancies at its Leek factory, with production line staff unaffected.
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