Gu crediton

Gü moves into dairy drinks in licensing first Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Dessert brand Gü is being extended into the chilled dairy drinks category…

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All-Party Parliamentary Group for the dairy industry created

13 Sep 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

MPs and peers have formed an All-Party Parliamentary Group for the dairy industry…

Hartington Blue

Hartington Creamery brings Blue Stilton back to Derbyshire

11 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Blue Stilton production has returned to Derbyshire for the first time in five years…

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Welsh organic dairy Trioni lands China export certification

06 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Welsh organic producer Trioni has become the first UK dairy farm to secure organic certification to export to China…

mini babybel

Mini Babybel: single SKU to roll into c-stores

06 Sep 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Bel UK will next week roll out individually wrapped single Mini Babybels…

Florette polytunnel

Florette expands polytunnel operation in year-round push

09 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Florette has begun constructing the second stage of its polytunnel growing operation near Colchester in a bid to reduce imports and become a year-round UK grower.

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'Independence could double EU money for Scottish fishermen'

06 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Scottish fishermen could stand to double how much they receive in EU fishing subsidies if Scotland votes for independence…

British raspberries have bumper crop in summer 2014

British raspberries set for bumper crop in 2014

06 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Growers are predicting a bumper British raspberry season for 2014, with sales forecast to grow by 15% on last year…


Badger cull proposals could 'finish off' UK dairy and beef sectors

03 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Farming minister George Eustice has dismissed scientific research suggesting efforts to tackle bovine tuberculosis should focus on culling cows instead of badgers.

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Müller announces 1.2ppl cut in farmgate milk price

02 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Müller has become the latest dairy processor to announce a milk price cut, with its standard milk price set to drop by 1.2 pence per litre from August.

Dairy Farming

UK dairy industry outlines roadmap for ‘post-quota era’

30 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

A new roadmap to prepare the UK dairy industry for the “post-quota era” and eradicate the UK’s dairy trade deficit is being launched in Westminster today.

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First Milk rolls out Lake District Co quark sauces Subscription

29 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

First Milk is looking to tap the trend for cooking with dairy with the launch of a quark-based cooking sauces range…

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Yazoo targets families with new one-litre cartons

29 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Friesland Campina is to sell Yazoo in one-litre cartons in the UK for the first time, as it seeks to boost its family appe…

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Tesco and Yeo Valley link up to trial in-store 'yoghurt bars' Subscription

29 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Tesco has teamed up with Yeo Valley to trial pick-and-mix ‘yoghurt bars’ in 160 stores…


Potatoes face 'fight for relevance' as volume sales fall

29 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

Retailers and suppliers have to work harder to address the volume decline in potato sales, a report by the Potato Council …


Southbank Fresh Fish secures Selfridges counter contract

29 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Southbank Fresh Fish is to become the sole supplier of fresh fish to the Selfridges fish counter on Oxford Street…

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British Sausage Week to celebrate the Great British banger Subscription

29 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

This year’s British Sausage Week will run from 3-9 November with the theme ‘Celebrating the Great British Banger’…

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Sainsbury's gives bigger herbs contract to Scotherbs

29 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

Own-label fresh cut herbs for Sainsbury’s stores across Scotland, Northern Ireland and North West England…

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Herb supplier Scotherbs bought by Langmead Group

25 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

Scotherbs, the fresh culinary herbs grower, has agreed to be purchased by fresh food, farming and property business Langmead Group.


Fresh meat exports could boom with help of new packaging

25 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

New packaging technologies are set to make it much easier for processors to sell fresh meat into export markets, a new report has suggested.

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Arla Foods cuts global farmgate milk price

25 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

Arla Foods amba is to reduce its global farmgate milk price for co-operative members to €1.50 per kg.

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Danone Oykos Greek-style range adds Heavenly evening desserts

22 Jun 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Danone has added a dessert-inspired line to its Greek-style Oykos yoghurt brand…


Graham's The Family Dairy gets new licence for Gold Top

22 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Graham’s The Family Dairy has renewed its UK licence to produce Gold Top milk for farming co-op Quality Milk Producers…

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Ostrich trialled by Tesco as interest grows in speciality meats Subscription

22 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

Ostrich is tipped to become a more common sight in British supermarkets as interest in the meat grows…

Tuna fish

Tuna prices start to rise again following aggregation ban Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Tuna prices have fallen sharply year on year thanks to good fishing and high stock levels…


Potato prices fall on back of fine summer and high yield Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Liliana Gonzalez

From famine to feast, the price of spuds keeps plummeting…

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Alex Polizzi: The Fixer's Heck patch-up was must-see TV

12 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

In 1999, Debbie and Andrew Keeble took out a £15,000 loan to buy a new car, but decided to make sausages instead…


How sausage maker Heck uses social media

11 Sep 2014 | By Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith, chief strategy officer at Partners Andrew Aldridge, explains the thinking behind Heck’s new social media strategy

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Gold from Flora: acid test

10 Sep 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Some spread suppliers are blending butter with their products in a bid to woo consumers…

Dairymen 2014

The Dairymen 2014

10 Sep 2014

The UK dairy industry is at a crossroads. With EU milk quotas to be removed next year, the sector’s focus is zeroing in on how to make the most of the opportunities offered by the new regime

Dairy bull

Dairy could not have predicted Russia embargo

06 Sep 2014

UK dairy farmers could not have anticipated the Russian import embargo…

Carnivore Club

Carnivore Club: the meat lovers backing British charcuterie Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Simon Creasey

A meaty members club is hoping to persuade UK consumers to sign up for charcuterie produced – and boxed – in Britain…

The Future

The brave new world of dairy post-quota Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Nick Hughes

Does a golden future lie ahead with a slashed trade deficit? Or will the UK struggle with production limitations?

Chilled Dairy

How to make spreads sexy Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Butter has been stealing a march on spreads and margarine. How can new life be breathed into the category?

European perspective

How the end of milk quotas will change EU dairy market Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Nick Hughes

The ending of the EU milk quota regime next year will have radical implications for the British dairy industry.

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