Dairy

Animal rights protestors blockaded Arla's distribution site in Buckinghamshire

Vegan activists blockade Arla plant

By James Ridler

Vegan protest group Animal Rebellion have blockaded the Arla distribution centre in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, demanding the dairy producer transition to plant-based by 2025.

The past month has seen a number of senior appointments by food and drink firms

People on the move in food and drink round-up

By James Ridler

From baking to whisky distilling, we cover appointments from across the industry over the past month in this round-up of people on the move in food and drink.

Greggs, Ornua and Ag Barr posted their latest financial results this week

Food and drink financial round-up

By James Ridler

Greggs, AG Barr and Ornua have all posted growth and strong sales in spite of COVID-19 related challenges, in this round-up of food and drink manufacturer’s financial results.

Driver shortages continue to plague the dairy industry

Dairy UK pressures Government on driver shortages

By James Ridler

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.

The decision to move Lactofree production to the UK was in response to demand rocketing for free-from dairy products

Arla details Settle factory development in Lactofree move

By Rod Addy

Arla Foods UK has confirmed the creation of production, warehouse management and quality control jobs and investment in processing equipment, filling lines and packaging facilities at its Settle factory as it begins Lactofree milk production.

The newly merged business will process about 500m litres of British Red Tractor farm assured milk

Freshways Dairy and Medina Dairy merge

By Rod Addy

Freshways Dairy and Medina Dairy have announced a merger to create a more sustainable, scaled up business called Medina Freshways Ltd.

The Wyke Farms Wincanton site can pack up to 60t of product in 24 hours

Me & My Team

Me & My Team: inside track on Wyke Farms export hub

By Pete Hooper

An extension to Wyke Farms's Wincanton cheese store and export packing facility was completed in February 2021, transforming it into an export centre of excellence and the timing was perfect, says operations director Pete Hooper.

Left to right: Erik Vesløv, senior director, Technology and Process, Arla Foods Ingredients and Chris McAlinden, group operations director, Dale Farm

Dale Farm enters infant formula market in Arla Foods deal

By James Ridler

Dale Farm, the Northern Ireland-based dairy cooperative, has become an ingredients supplier for infant formula products for the first time as part of a major supply partnership with dairy processor Arla Foods.

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