Cheese maker Appleby Creamery has won £250k of funding to expand the business

Appleby Creamery secures £250k loan

By James Ridler

Artisan cheese maker Appleby Creamery has secured a £250,000 loan from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

Rubber and plastic contamination sparked recalls in the past week

Rubber and plastic contamination cause food recalls

By James Ridler

Rubber and plastic contamination forced the recall of yogurt and chicken products over the past week, as a number of products were returned to stores for containing undeclared allergens.

Cheddar drove UK cheese exports but mozzarella is on the rise

UK cheese exports on the rise

By Aidan Fortune

Exports of cheese from the UK saw a massive year-on-year rise in 2017, as demand from Asia grew.

Meadow Foods has appointed a new site director in Yorkshire

Meadow Foods makes senior hire

By James Ridler

Dairy supplier Meadow Foods has appointed Tony Hodge as the company’s new site director for its Holme-on-Spalding Moor, Yorkshire site.

A new traceability scheme has been mostly welcomed by the meat and farming sector

Meat industry welcomes livestock traceability scheme

By Aidan Fortune

The meat and agricultural industry has welcomed the creation of a new Livestock Information Service to give farmers and processors accurate information about animals and their movements.

Arla's milk prices rose for the first time in three months

Arla increases milk cost for processors

By James Ridler

Dairy supplier Arla Foods is set to increase the price for its milk by 0.32 pence per litre (ppl) from 1 April, the first rise since December last year, taking the price of milk sent to processors to 27.43ppl.

Milk prices have been falling

Arla and First Milk unveil price drops from March

By Michelle Perrett

Milk prices continue to fall, with First Milk and Arla unveiling reductions from March and the National Farmers Union (NFU) pressing Arla to work with farmers to mitigate price cuts.

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