Dairy Product

Müller has unveiled its £100M investment plans

Müller reveals £100M investment plan

By Gwen Ridler

Dairy processor Müller is to invest £100M in its UK yogurt and desserts business over the next three years, with plans to upgrade capacity and capabilities at its three sites in Shropshire.

Dairy suppliers needed more support, the committee argued

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Scottish committee ‘horrified’ by dairy abuse claims

By Rod Addy

Milk suppliers have complained of retailer abuse to Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon, according to a letter sent to Scotland’s rural affairs, food and environment secretary Richard Lochhead.

Does the dairy sector need a futures market to manage price volatility?

Milk price tools on the way for dairy

By Michael Stones

New tools to manage the volatility of UK milk prices are likely to emerge from the current turmoil suffered by the sector, according to the boss of Europe’s largest mozzarella cheese manufacturer Glanbia Cheese.

Lakeland Dairies gets its milk supplies from more than 2,200 family farms in Ireland

Lakeland Dairies scoops up frozen yogurt firm

By Rod Addy

Lakeland Dairies has acquired Taste Trends, a frozen yogurt business based in Surrey, and plans to invest to grow the company under its existing management team.

The dairy industry faces an unprecendented crisis amid oversupply and falling prices

Dairy crisis

NFU ‘urgently seeking answers’ from First Milk

By Rod Addy

The National Farmers Union (NFU) is planning urgent talks with First Milk after the farmer cooperative proposed to crank up its members’ costs at a time when the dairy industry is under severe financial pressure.

Create more demand for dairy, Neil Parish urges

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MP urges industry to drive dairy demand

By Nicholas Robinson

The UK’s food and drink industry must step up and support dairy farmers by driving consumer demand for milk and milk products with innovation, a prominent MP has urged.

Milk tank helps to preserve extended shelf-life

Milk tank helps to preserve extended shelf-life

Tetra Pak has launched an automated tank with constant temperature control, called 'Tetra Alsafe for ESL', which preserves extended shelf-life (ESL) milk product quality between processing and packaging.

Greater flexibility: the IDB's plant will produce customised dairy ingredients for manufacturers

IDB to double production at new £11M plant

By Dan Colombini

Dublin-based co-operative the Irish Dairy Board (IDB) is set to double its output of specialised dairy ingredients in the UK to over 20,000 tonnes a year with the opening of a new £11M innovation plant.

Creamery sale

Creamery sale

Milk Link, the farmer-owned integrated dairy business, has completed the sale of its Staplemead Creamery and associated operations to Andros, the...