Dairy

Improvements across the dairy sector strive to make the industry more streamlined and fit for purpose

Dairy processing

UK Dairy: Streamlined for success?

By Rick Pendrous

Faced with many challenges, the UK dairy processing sector is undergoing a transformation to ensure it is fit for purpose.

Allen became Dairy Crest CEO on 1 January 2007

Dairy Crest boss replaced

By Helen Gilbert

Dairy Crest chief executive officer (CEO) Mark Allen has stepped down and been replaced by the company’s deputy chief executive and group finance director Tom Atherton.

Meadow Foods has made two senior appointments

Meadow Foods makes senior appointments

By James Ridler

Dairy processor Meadow Foods has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Gary Lambert as its head of strategic operations.

Müller Milk & Ingredients’ South Derbyshire site most at risk

Müller’s Foston plant risks closure, threatening 228 jobs

By James Ridler

Müller Milk & Ingredients’ South Derbyshire plant is most at risk of closure in its continuing cost-reduction programme, threatening 228 jobs according to the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw).

Dale Farm products include milk, cream, cheese, ice cream, yogurt and spreads

Dale Farm to end cheese production at Fivemiletown

By Noli Dinkovski

Dairy cooperative Dale Farm is to close its creamery site in Fivemiletown, Northern Ireland, and transfer the bulk of its branded cheese production to a facility in Cullybackey.

A new test can identify the validity of buffalo mozzarella

Mozzarella fraud laid bare by test

By Noli Dinkovski

Two-thirds of supermarket pizzas, restaurant pizzas and other restaurant dishes labelled as containing buffalo mozzarella have been shown to contain mozzarella made wholly or partially from cows’ milk, after a test was developed to distinguish between...

Ornua apprentice Andrew Burgess discusses his experience at the dairy manufacturer

Meet the apprentice: Ornua Foods

By James Ridler

Ornua Foods says that while young people can get a base knowledge in engineering, having its own apprentices means they get to grips with the company’s equipment from the start. Apprentice Andrew Burgess and Ornua principal engineer Jamie Gould relate...

New product launches by Coca-Cola and Unilever feature in this month's gallery

New product launches in food and drink

By James Ridler

From Coca-Cola energy drinks to Marmite peanut butter, we take a look at some of the latest developments and trends in the food and drink industry in this gallery of new product developments.

Inside the Factory co-presenters Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey at the Primula factory in Gateshead

Cheesemaker features on BBC Two factory show

By Noli Dinkovski

A north-east spreadable cheesemaker showed the nation how it makes 3,000t of product a year when it appeared on TV series Inside the Factory earlier this week (26 March).

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