The National Farmers Union (NFU) is planning urgent talks with First Milk after the farmer cooperative proposed to crank up its members’ costs at a time when the dairy industry is under severe financial...
Dairy companies will be able to manufacture high-quality speciality cheeses without fresh milk by using a new recombining solution from Arla Foods Ingredients.
Fresh milk price cuts have already cast a shadow over 2015, stepping up pressure on dairy farmers to further slash production costs.
Müller UK & Ireland Group has confirmed that its standard milk price for February 2015 will be unchanged, but has stressed it couldn’t guarantee prices beyond that point.
The health benefits of milk-derived functional ingredients through all stages of life are being explored by Food for Health Ireland (FHI).
Pure Circle has launched a new stevia product aimed at reducing the sugar content of dairy products.
Dairy giant Arla’s decision to cut the price of milk paid to producers has prompted an angry reaction from the National Farmers Union (NFU) and a plea to buy British...
Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GII) has opened its €7.8M (£6.2M) milk protein facility at its existing site at Virginia, County Cavan, which supplies the cream for Baileys liqueur among other products.
Further evidence of shoppers’ growing preference for British-produced food came last week in the form of a £1.5bn pledge to UK farmers from the Co-operative.
‘Strictly Come Dancing’ stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace were guests of honour at the Royal Hospital Chelsea for the 300-year-old Ceremony of the Christmas Cheeses.
Irish meat firm Dawn Meats was the big winner at the 2014 Food manufacturing excellence awards, earlier this month, picking up the Environmental initiative of the year and the overall...
Arla Food Ingredients has opened its new €120M lactose manufacturing plant in Denmark, which can produce 80,000t of lactose daily.
Dairygold Food Ingredients (DFI) is responding to consumer demand for healthier products with the launch of its new reduced salt American-style soft cheese.
Hundreds of food and drink industry professionals gathered at the Park Lane Hilton Hotel to celebrate the very best in UK food and drink manufacturing, last month (Thursday November 20).
Female students have gained access to some of the world’s largest food manufacturers, as part of an industry drive to boost young talent in the sector.
Arla Foods plans to cut 100 jobs in the UK as part of a restructure to improve efficiency and competitiveness.
The Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) appointment of a new president and an acting director general lead this month’s selection of the latest appointments in the food and drink industry....
A three-year-old girl has been appointed to Primula’s ‘Cheese Board of Directors’ after entering a winning recipe into the firm’s competition.
Cheesemaker the Wensleydale Creamery has invested £350,000 in new equipment to expand into the burgeoning £90M blended cheese category.
Authorities have seized 200kg of food, including meat, cheese, fish, honey and apples, identified as illegally imported into this country from Eastern Europe.
Dundee Cake looks set to become the next food product to receive Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status after Scotland’s food secretary Richard Lochhead launched a national consultation to consider the...
Cheddar remains the nation’s favourite cheese but total cheese sales continue to fall, according to new research from Mintel.
Dairy Crest has agreed to sell its loss-making dairies to Müller UK & Ireland Group for £80M, alongside half-year results posted yesterday.
Nearly half of products labelled with a ‘may contain’ allergen warning were allergen free in survey of more than 1,000 pre-packaged processed food samples conducted by the Food Standards Agency (FSA)....
While milk prices may be low now, in the future that could change dramatically as global demand outstrips supply, predicts Michelle Knott