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.
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.
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.
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.
Post-Brexit bureaucracy is still hampering cheese producer Wyke Farms' export efforts, although the company is making considerable headway in markets outside the EU, according to managing director Richard Clothier in the latest FoodMan Talks.