Dairy

SACN’s advice is for the first year of life

Give babies iron and calcium from six months: science body

By Noli Dinkovski

Complementary foods for babies should be encouraged from around six months of age and should include iron- and calcium-containing foods, a draft report from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has recommended.

Müller has unveiled its £100M investment plans

Müller reveals £100M investment plan

By James Ridler

Dairy processor Müller is to invest £100M in its UK yogurt and desserts business over the next three years, with plans to upgrade capacity and capabilities at its three sites in Shropshire.

Dairy Crest expects volume growth across its four key brands

Dairy Crest brands drive volume growth

By James Ridler

Dairy Crest’s four key brands – Cathedral City, Country Live, Clover and Frylight – will continue to drive volume growth for the company in the first half of this year, according to its pre-close trading update for the six months to September 30. 

Activist investors want to drive efficiencies in underperforming food firms

Danone targeted by activist investors

By Rick Pendrous

Danone, the French food company best known for its Activia yogurt and Evian water, experienced a share price rise last month following suggestions that it could be facing renewed pressure from investors to improve its profitability and shareholder value.

Graham: ‘It’s never been more important than now to play to our strengths’

Scottish dairy sector urged to raise output

By Noli Dinkovski

A Scottish dairy boss has called on the sector to “think big” and increase production in order to make the most of the economic uncertainties posed by Brexit.