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Arla's Lockerbie site (pictured) has been promised £34 million's worth of a £300+ investment

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Arla to invest more than £300m into UK sites

By Bethan Grylls

On the day of the Farm to Fork Summit, the dairy giant has said it will be injecting money into four of its sites across the UK, in addition to its previously announced plans for its Taw Valley site.

Lidl stores in Wales will now be stocked with 'fully' Welsh milk

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Pembrokeshire Creamery secures supply deal with Lidl

By Gwen Ridler

Pembrokeshire Creamery has signed a deal with discount retailer Lidl to supply its Welsh stores with milk produced and bottled in Wales, supported by its new £20m bottling facility.

L - R Dale Farm's Fred Allen, chair; Nick Whelan, group chief executive; and Chris McAlinden, group operations director. Credit: Dale Farm

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Dale Farm investing £70m into cheddar processing site

By Bethan Grylls

The Northern Ireland dairy cooperative has announced one of the largest ever investments the region has seen from an agri-food company, as it expands its cheese site in Dunmanbridge, Co. Tyrone.

FrieslandCampina's UK-based operational arm is poised for a strategic office relocation in London, Victoria

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FrieslandCampina relocates UK headquarters

By Bethan Grylls

After 30 years in the historical West Sussex town of Horsham, the diary giant’s UK arm will be moving its HQ to the hustle and bustle of London, Victoria.

I.T.S celebrates its expansion after acquiring its second site

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Newbury flavour house secures second site

By Bethan Grylls

Following rapid year-on-year growth, flavour expert I.T.S is set to expand its capabilities as it invests into a new site close to its existing premises in Berkshire.

L-R: Food Manufacture editor Bethan Grylls with Fran Ball on stage at the 2024 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

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Arla’s hat trick

By Bethan Grylls

Fran Ball, VP of production at Arla, reflects on what it means to have won at this year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards and the processes and people that helped secure the dairy company’s three trophies.

Yoplait owns a number of children's yoghurt brands including Petits Filous and Frubes. Credit: Yoplait

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Yoplait: Narrative around children’s yoghurt must change

By William Dodds

More than 1m children in the UK are at risk of their development being impacted because they lack nutrients such as calcium and vitamin D, according to a new report from kids’ yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait.

We cover some of the latest food and drink product launches, from flavoured Brazil nuts to organic oat milk

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The latest food and drink product launches

By Gwen Ridler

From the ‘world’s first’ flavoured Brazil nut snack to an organic option for oat milk drinkers, Food Manufacture explores a host of new food and drink NPD in this round-up of new product launches.

Manufacturers have hit back at a report highlighting businesses that make most of their money from the sales of HFSS foods. Image: Getty, Chris Ryan

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Manufacturers hit back at 'unhealthy' food sales report

By Gwen Ridler

A recent report pointing a finger at food and drink firms that make most of their money from the sales of ‘unhealthy’ foods has been criticised for its lack of scope and failing to acknowledge manufacturers’ effort to control portion sizes.

Step inside the 2024 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

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Relive the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2024

By Gwen Ridler

Relive the glitz and glamour of the 2024 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards as we take a tour around the venue and speak with some of the winners in this exclusive video.

A 'whey' cool system

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Don’t cry over chilled milk

By Grahame Keeping

Adequate cooling is an essential part of any waste prevention programme, something farmer-owned dairy co-operative, First Milk, has recently invested in to keep its whey and cream products in top condition. Grahame Keeping from J&E Hall, which designed...

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