From lab-made milk to butter shortages, our definitive guide to the dairy category is full of insight and analysis on the latest trends shaping the industry.

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UHT milk sales soar as shoppers stock up on long-life products

UHT’s value soared by 26.6% ahead of the UK’s lockdown on 24 March

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Dairy sector calls on government for financial support

It comes amid a growing crisis in the dairy sector, with excess milk from foodservice pushing down prices

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Coronavirus: Medina becomes latest milk processor to slash milk price

It comes amid reports of farmers dumping milk as processors struggle with a collapse in the foodservice market

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Pandemic triggers increased demand for gut health products

Major gut health brands have reported sales hikes

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Président takes aim at quality convenience with diced goat’s cheese

The ‘mild and creamy’ Goat’s Cheese Cubes go on sale in Waitrose from 1 April

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Freshways signs Morrisons milk supply deal

The processor, a big player in foodservice, has been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis 

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Wensleydale Dairy Products diversifies with online deli launch

A new section on the firm’s website will sell its cheese ranges and support fellow Yorkshire businesses

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Arla axes quarter of products to maintain supplies

Arla cut its core own-label milk range from 13 SKUs down to six following the panic buying of a fortnight ago

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Boursin adds Inspiration range of spiced soft cheeses

The Bel-owned French cheese brand said the NPD would tap into trends for global cuisine…

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Brakes supports Iceland with supplies of milk

The Grocer understands Brakes will be supplying significant volumes to the retailer

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Freshways cuts milk price and extends terms in response to coronavirus

The supplier is to extend terms to 45 days to ease cashflow worries