Dairy UK has launched a manifesto setting out what the dairy industry expects of the main political parties as they prepare to fight the forthcoming general election in May.
New tools to manage the volatility of UK milk prices are likely to emerge from the current turmoil suffered by the sector, according to the boss of Europe’s largest mozzarella...
Dairy Crest executive md Martyn Wilks will leave the firm on March 31 2015 to “pursue other interests”, after seven years in the role.
Müller UK & Ireland aims to cut its milk price from 24.15ppl by 1.75ppl from March 5, 2015 in a bid to remain competitive.
Scotland aims to launch a dairy brand specifically designed to boost its domestic and international sales in the sector, Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead has announced.
Dairy Crest will reap big rewards from its spreads business, Shore Capital analyst Darren Shirley claims, raising his profit forecast for the division by £26M as he covered its interim...
Dutch company QLIP, which carries out composition and quality checks on farm milk samples for dairy firms in the Netherlands, is using the Delvotest T equipment from DSM Food Specialties...
Dairy processors have halted milk price cuts for the time being, as the market struggles to right itself.
More jobs have been cut or put at risk by food and drink manufacturers in the UK over the past six months, this site can exclusively reveal.
Groceries code adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon should be able to enforce her decisions with fines and have her remit extended, according to Prime Minister David Cameron.
Lakeland Dairies has acquired Taste Trends, a frozen yogurt business based in Surrey, and plans to invest to grow the company under its existing management team.
Eurilait has invested thousands of pounds in extra cutting and packing space and staff services at its Somerset dairy facility.
First Milk must quell the fears of its milk suppliers after announcing it would delay payments to them by two weeks and increase contributions from them, according to the National Farmers Union....
Meadow Foods is investing £1.8M in its Chester facilities, enabling it to branch out into making and storing skimmed and blended concentrated milks.
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...