In this exclusive podcast interview, Arla vice president for agriculture Graham Wilkinson discusses the environmental impact of the dairy industry, sustainability and how the growth of plant-based will affect the business.
Dairy Crest Limited has apologised after receiving a £1.52m fine for environmental offences as a judge cited five years of pollution by its Davidstow Creamery, compounded by management failures to tackle the issues.
Ornua Foods UK, the producer of brands such as Pilgrims Choice cheddar and Kerrygold butter, is to focus on its green credentials with the appointment of Nadia Bidzinska as its new head of sustainability.
Baby milk producer Kendamil, a brand of Kendal Nutricare, is set to become the first international manufacturer to export infant formula to the US in response to a shortage crisis, with plans to double capacity in response.
Richard Clothier, managing director of Wyke Farms, might be a big cheese in the dairy industry, but that doesn’t mean he is impervious to the cost pressures facing his third-generation cheese-making business.
Last year, compact and energy saving machinery were the watchwords in cutting, slicing and dicing and, while those trends haven’t disappeared, this year there’s a renewed focus on quality and consistency.
A sense of togetherness and camaraderie, as well as the potential of automation to help upskill the workforce at the same time as boosting production, were key takeaways for Wyke Farms managing director Richard Clothier from Business Leaders’ Forum 2022....
Specialist Stilton maker Long Clawson Dairy has hosted a meeting between National Farmers Union (NFU) president Minette Batters and minister for exports Mike Freer to discuss unlocking more export opportunities for dairy products.
Danone UK & Ireland has acquired B Corp certification, claiming to be the first combined food and healthcare manufacturer in the UK and Ireland to do so, following accreditation of its Specialised Nutrition business.
Mondelez and Saputo have defended their commitments to sourcing milk from sustainable producers, after a Greenpeace investigation linked the manufacturers to a complex supply chain that was devastating rainforests.
More than 100 people who lost jobs when Tomlinson’s Dairies went into administration last year have won a legal battle against the company after a judge ruled they were not consulted properly on the redundancies.
Members of the dairy industry continue to pressure the Government to prevent further damage to the industry caused by the shortage of heavy good vehicle (HGV) drivers, as the driver crisis threatens Arla’s milk supply.