Capital investment is sexy and Dairy Crest has just come to the end of a four-year investment plan, which saw £75M spent across the company’s dairy operations.
Wyke Farms has invested £800,000 in shelf-ready packaging technology as part of its ‘100% Green’ initiative, and plans further eco-friendly projects, according to ceo Richard Clothier.
Dairy Crest’s confirmed strategic partnership with the infant formula company Fonterra yesterday (July 3), as well as an announced £20M investment in its Davidstow site to manufacture lactose-based prebiotics, is...
Wyke Farms is tackling anaerobic digestion after officially opening a £1.3M water recovery plant today (June 2), as md Richard Clothier seeks to make its “green message” a “unique point...
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US dried fruit firm Mariani will double its European business to £10M next year, before reaching up to £500M pounds in eight years, according to the company’s European md Glenn...
Environment secretary Owen Paterson has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to give British produce a greater share of its £2.66bn spend on food and drink.
Müller Wiseman Dairies’ transfer of milk distribution to its Bridgwater site, and the resultant closure of its Pensilva depot, has been confirmed, with the company claiming 58 jobs could go.
The food industry must continue to remove ‘display until’ food and drink labels, as they are confusing shoppers and fuelling needless waste, the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) claims.
Heart of England Fine Foods (HEFF) is facing voluntary liquidation 16 years after its foundation, threatening 15 jobs.
James Lambert has been appointed chairman of Burton’s Biscuits Company, while retaining his role as chairman of R&R Ice Cream.
Chadwicks has developed a lidding system for a range of Yeo Valley dairy products that applies a unique code. The code, which is only revealed when the polyester lid is...
Prima Cheese, based in Seaham, County Durham, is installing a third Ishida multihead weigher to handle its range of cheese products supplied to wholesale food and catering businesses worldwide.
New research has suggested milk is a highly sustainable and relatively low-cost source of food.
Ice cream firm Suncream Dairies has appointed Helen Procter as its new technical manager.
Cheese processor Extons Foods’s £1.2M investment in new premises in Manchester will lead to the creation of 24 new jobs in the short term, according to the company.
Global dairy manufacturers can join Dairy UK as associate members for the first time, chief executive Dr Judith Bryans has told FoodManufacture.co.uk.
Arla has officially opened the world’s largest fresh milk dairy, a £150M processing facility at Aston Clinton, Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, which will employ up to 700 staff.
Raw material costs climbed by £40M for Dairy Crest in the past year, but the UK dairy firm achieved a strong double-digit profit increase and savings of £25M, ahead of...
Terry Jones has been appointed as the new director general of the Provision Trade Federation (PTF), following Clare Cheney’s decision to retire after 19 years in the role.
Trades union Usdaw is “deeply concerned” about Müller Wiseman Dairies’ proposals to shut its Pensilva distribution depot in Cornwall, with the potential loss of 58 jobs.
Food firms should take advantage of the UK’s “growing” £1bn ice cream sector by offering new flavours and services to ice cream manufacturers, according to the boss of the Ice...
EU dairy giant Arla Foods’s merger with cooperative Walhorn EGM has been approved by the boards of the two organisations.
Meadow Foods has been investing to raise its efficiency. It’s important to invest in a business to keep things fresh and efficient and we’ve had a lot of that here...
Sainsbury was involved in a third of food safety product recalls so far in 2014, according to food alerts issued by the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA).